Media Advisory

UNFPA’s Events during the Sixty-Third Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

8 March 2019

UNITED NATIONS, New York--The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place here from 11 - 22 March 2019. During the session, UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, will organize a number of events with partners to highlight the session’s theme, “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls”. These events include:

Monday, 11 March

Transforming the Social-Economic Landscape for Women and other Vulnerable Groups 

Where:     UN Secretariat, Conference Room 1
When:     11:30 AM - 12:25 PM

Tuesday, 12 March

High level Policy Dialogue on Girls and Adolescents: A gender and age responsive approach to Social Protection Systems, Access to Public Services and Sustainable Infrastructure for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls 

Where:    UNICEF House, 3 United Nations Plaza
When:     8:00 - 9:30 AM

 
Eliminating Female Genital Mutilation by 2030: Scaling Up Communication Strategies and Mobilizing Resources for Effective Response
 
Where:     United Nations Visitors’ Lobby, near the “68 Million Girls at Risk” exhibition
When:      6:00 - 8:00 PM
 
 
Wednesday, 13 March

Response to Syria crisis in Turkey: Women and Girls Safe Spaces
 
Where:    UN Secretariat, Conference Room 7
When:     6:30 - 7:45 PM

For more information, please contact:
Jeffrey Bates:bates@unfpa.org, Phone: +1-646-750-5354