Thursday, 1 March 2018
Workshop entitled “Cyberspace and Cybersecurity Policy Issues, Risks and Strategies” (co-organized by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Office of Information and
Communication Technology (OICT))
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Venue: Conference Room E, UN Headquarters, New York
All are invited. For further information, please contact Mr. Nicholas Mirabile, UNITAR New York Office (firstname.lastname@example.org; 212-963-4611), to register click here.
Friday, 2 March 2018
Event entitled “World Wildlife Day: Big Cats – Predators Under Threat” (on the occasion of the World Wildlife day (3 March 2018) (A/RES/68/205)) (co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Gabon, Germany, Kyrgyzstan and Thailand, and UNDP, CITES, UNEP, UNODC, African Parks, Panthera, WCS and WWF)
Time: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Venue: Economic and Social Council Chamber
For further information, please contact Ms. Eva Gurria, UNDP (email@example.com); to register click here.
Thursday, 8 March 2018
The United Nations Observance of International Women’s Day “TIME IS NOW: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”
Time: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Trusteeship Council Chamber (enter through the Visitors’ Entrance, 1st Ave and 46th St), UN Headquarters, New York
Thursday, 8 March 2018
Event entitled “Gender Issues in the Professional Work Place” (on the occasion of the International Women’s Day) (co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Canada, Colombia, Germany, Honduras, Iceland, Jordan, Lithuania, Morocco, Rwanda, Singapore, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates, with the participation of the Senior Adviser of the Secretary-General on Policy)
Time: 1:15 – 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Conference Room 7, UN Headquarters, New York
All are invited. For further information, please contact Ms. Majda Moutchou, Permanent Mission of Morocco (firstname.lastname@example.org; 646-549-4937).
12 – 23 March 2018
The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018.
Venue: United Nations Headquarters, New York
Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are welcome to attend the session. More information
Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls;
Participation in and access of women to the media, and information and communications technologies and their impact on and use as an instrument for the advancement and empowerment of women (agreed conclusions of the forty-seventh session)
Thursday, 1 March, 2018
NGOCSD-NY cordially invite you to Pre-UN/CSW62 Special Discussion “Women Entrepreneurs Lead on the SDGs”
Time: 2 – 4 p.m.
Venue: Church Center for the United Nations, 777 UN Plaza, 2nd Floor, East 44th St. at First Ave, New York, NY
Monday, 12 March, 2018
UNA-NY lecture with artist Cornelia Thomsen in honor of International Women’s Day 2018 “28/28. The Lasting Effects of the Berlin Wall on Women in Germany”
Time: 6:00 p.m. – Registration; 6:30 p.m. – Program and Q+A; 7:30 p.m. – Reception
Venue: Dolby 88 Events Room, 1350 Avenue of the Americas (at West 55th Street), New York, NY 10019
International Days and Observances
Zero Discrimination Day [UNAIDS]
French Language Day
The Global Humanitarian Overview is the most comprehensive, authoritative and evidence-based assessment of world humanitarian needs. The GHO is based on detailed analysis of comprehensive data from a wide range of sources, and face-to-face interviews with hundreds of thousands of people directly affected by humanitarian crises across the globe.
#CleanSeas Break-Up: “It’s not me, it’s you.”
This short UN Environment #CleanSeas video take a lighter look at the issue of marine litter and asks everyone around the world to break-up with single-use plastics and make their pledge at cleanseas.org.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights – Add Your Voice
Join us in celebrating Human Rights Day and record yourself reading an article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in your language: www.un.org/udhr-video/
Learn about the latest UN global initiative that promotes respect, safety and dignity for everyone forced to flee their homes in search of a better life.
UNICEF Campaign #RefugeesWelcome
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