Mar 13 - 24, 2017

Commission on the Status of Women 2017

The sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from March 13 to 24, 2017.

Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are invited to attend the session.


Priority theme

Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work

Review theme

Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls (agreed conclusions of the fifty-eighth session)

Emerging issue/Focus area

The empowerment of indigenous women