International Council of Women's
CSW 62 Events
11-23 March 2018

CSW62 rural women

The 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) was held at the United Nation Headquarters in New York From March 12 to 23, 2018.

The priority theme was “Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girl”.

More than 8000 representatives from 1121 civil society organizations registered to attend this year to be informet and inspired to continue their efforts needed to lift women and girls out of poverty and violence and actualize their full potential and human rights. The aim of the CSW62 was to garner global attention to ensure the rights and development of rural women and girls who have long been left behind. 

16 March 2018 - 10:00 to 11:15AM at the UN Main Building - Conference Room 11

Transforming Society through Empowerment of Rural Women
- in English


CSW62 side event rural women

Meet our Panelists

Ambassador Chull-joo Park
Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the UN

Sizani Ngubane
2018 UN CSW Women of Distinction Awardee

Dr. Khetsiwe Dlamini
UN Women’s Chief of Staff / Acting Head of the Strategic Partnerships Division

Dr Pam Rajput
Professor of Punjab University / Former Chairperson, Govt of India, High Level Committee on the Status of Women

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16 March 2018
10:00 to 11:15AM
Conference Room 11
405 E 42nd St, NY 16 

Education and Empowerment of Rural Women : Strategies to Eliminating Poverty
- in English

CSW 62 Parallel Event rural

Meet our Panelists

Gia Gaspard Taylor
Founder of the Network for Rural Women in Trinidad and Tobago (NRWTT)

Dr. Maria Fernanda Arduino
President of Welcome Club International (WCI)

Sandra Cohen-Rose
President of National Council of Women in Canada (NCW Canada)

Dr. Rochelle R. Dean
Founder of Candid Concept Development

Jungsook Kim 
Former MP / President of International Council of Women

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13 March 2018
12:30 to 2:00PM
CCUN 2nd Floor
777 United Nations Plaza, N

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