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Commission on the status of Women (CSW60) - 11th meeting
17 Mar 2016 -  Priority theme: Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development.

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.
The CSW is instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century” (E/CN.6/2016/2 and E/CN.6/2016/5) [item 3].