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Commission on the Status of Women
The 58th Session
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 10 to 21 March 2014. The theme was "Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls". Representatives from Member States, UN entities, and NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) from all regions of the world attended the session. The two-week session included a high-level round table, interactive dialogues and panels, and parallel events.
The 2014 session focused on the following key areas:
Priority Theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls Review Theme: Access and participation of women and girls to education, training, science and technology, including for the promotion of women's equal access to full employment and decent work (agreed conclusion from the fifty-fifth session)
For a full report and summary of the past events please click here.
Information and resources for the 59th session will be added once made available. It has been proposed to take plae from 9 to 20 March 2015.
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