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Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) - 2nd meeting
14 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.

1. Election of officers [item 1]
2. Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters (E/CN.6/2016/1 and E/CN.6/2016/1/Add.1) [item 2]
3. 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” [item 3]
(a) Implementation of strategic objectives and action in critical areas of concern and further actions and initiatives (E/CN.6/2016/3 and E/CN.6/2016/4)
(i) Priority theme: women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development
(ii) Review theme: the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls
(b) Emerging issues, trends and new approaches to issues affecting the situation of women or equality between women and men
(c) Gender mainstreaming, situations and programmatic matters
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