Please click here to find the latest UN newsletter that shares reflections from the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), updates on the Indigenous Forum, updates on Migration and upcoming events.
“This year the 51st Commission on Population and Development takes place from April 9th to the 13th at the United Nations Headquarters. The Commission functions as a way to advise the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on matters related to population issues and trends, integrating population and development strategies, […]” Read article by Viviana Garcia-Blanco, Dominican Volunteer
“For the past six years, the Dominican Sisters International has been sending sisters to participate in the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women. This commission invites the Thinkers-Shakers-and-Doers to work together and strengthen their relationship to make our society a better place for all, especially for both women and girls. The theme for this year is ‘Empowering Rural Women and Girls.’”
Read article by Jareen Aquino, MM
“The first round of intergovernmental negotiations on the zero draft for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, otherwise known as the Global Compact for Migration, took place on the 20th, 22nd, and 23rd of February. The negotiations focused on contributions from individual parliaments and […]”
Read article by Dominican Volunteer Viviana Garcia-Blanco
“The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is an exclusive UN body dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women . . . This year the Commission will be in session 12th to 23rd of March to discuss the priority theme of ‘Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls.'” Read article by Dominican Volunteer Viviana Garcia-Blanco