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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 (; 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 (; 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

More information


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 (; 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
Priority theme:
Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls;
Review theme:
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)

CSW62 official documents
List of CSW62 Side Events


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

Speakers Bios


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

Tickets & Registration
More information


International Days and Observances

1 March
Zero Discrimination Day [UNAIDS]

3 March

World Wildlife Day (A/RES/68/205)

8 March

International Women’s Day

20 March
International Day of Happiness  (A/RES/66/281)

20 March
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



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:



#JoinTogether Campaign

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.

Together Website


More Campaigns:

WildforLife Campaign

Official UN Social Media Accounts

UNICEF Campaign #RefugeesWelcome








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