Commission on the Status of Women (57th Session)

04 March 2013 - 15 March 2013

New York

The main theme of this year's session is the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls.  UNFPA is playing a key role.

Selected Side Events

Date : 5 March 2013
Event: Sexual Violence: Forms, Consequences and Interventions
Event: From Resolution to Elimination: Intensifying Efforts to End FGM/C

Date: 7 March 2013 
Event: The Role of Data in Addressing and Preventing Violence against Women and Girls

 UNFPA-Led and Co-hosted events

Date    Time Venue Title Lead Agencies
4th March 3p.m - 6 p.m  UN Secretariat  High Round Table on the Priority team (in two parallel sessions)  UNW
4th March 1 pm  TBC  Luncheon event on “Girl Child Advocacy and Violence Against Women”  UN Foundation and the Girl Up Campaign
5th March 11 am - 12:45 pm Conference Room: B, NLB, UN Secretariat  High-level panel event on: “Sexual Violence: Forms, Consequences and Interventions”  UNFPA
5th March 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Conference Room: 2, NLB, UN Secretariat  Executive Directors’ Forum on: “Violence against Women and Girls” This is the panel consisting of Heads of UN Agencies
5th March 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm    “Preventing and Responding
to Sexual Violence”
 US Dept of State
5th March 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm UNICEF House, Labouisse Hall  High-level panel event on: “Intensifying global efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilations UNFPA & UNICEF
6th March 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Marriott Hotel, 525 Lexington Avenue Reception  “Engaging Men and Boys for the prevention of GBV” UNFPA, MenEngage Alliance, Sonke Gender Justice Network, Promundo, Institute of Development Studies, Parliamentarians for Global Action
6th March 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm The Church of the Holy Trinity
316 East 88th Street
New York, NY 10128
 “Global Awareness of the Epidemic of Violence Against Women: Can we Stop Looking Away”?  Task Force on Non-Violent Living
7th March 11:30 am – 12:45 pm Conference Room: B, NLB, UN Secretariat  High-level panel event on: “The Role of Data in Addressing and Preventing Violence against Women and Girls”  UNFPA
7th March 11 am -1 pm UNFPA HQ Conference Room (Exact Room TBC)  Mapping Faith Based Responses to Gender Based Violence in Asia and the Pacific  World Vision
7th March 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium,
UN Headquarters
High-level panel event on: “Child Marriage” The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
7th March 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm Conference Room B
NLB, UN Secretariat
Joint Inter-agency Initiative on “Critical VAW Services” - Commitment by UN Agencies  
8th March 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm UNFPA HQ Conference Room “Faith-based Responses to Eliminate GBV - Global Insights” World Council of Churches
8th March 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm  

Conference Room: 6, NLB, UN Secretariat

 

 High-level panel event on: “Men’s Voices: new evidence on men’s use of violence against women and girls and its uses for enhanced prevention” Partners for Prevention, with UNDP as the lead coordinating agency, in collaboration with UNFPA, UN WOMEN and UN Volunteers
8th March TBC TBC  3 Panel events on: “Young Women's Leadership and Intergenerational Dialogues around GBV”  World YWCA
9th March 8:30 am - 3:15 pm Hilton Manhattan East, 304 East 42nd Street, Knightsbridge room

 

One-Day Consultation Accelerating Zero-Tolerance to Gender based violence through the HIV response
Where are we now? Where do we want to go?
 UN Women and UNAIDS
12th March 10 am - 1 pm UN Secretariat

 

CSW Review Panel on the progress in the implementation of the agreed conclusions of CSW53 Focus: gender norms and stereotypes, socialization and unequal power relations; sharing and balancing life-work responsibilities UN WOMEN

Complete List of Events