BPW/UN matters, including deadlines, can be found on the BPW and UN website
Beijing+25 (2020): Realizing Gender Equality and the Empowerment of all Women and Girls
"In 2020, the global community will mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). A five-year milestone will be reached towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 2020 is therefore a pivotal year for the accelerated realization of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls, everywhere." ~ Source
BPW International's Written Statement for CSW 64:
"The main focus of CSW 64 is the review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcomes of the 23rd special session of the General Assembly. The review will include an assessment of current challenges that affect the implementation of the Platform for Action and the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of women and its contribution towards the full realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development." Read the complete statement.
- BPW International Leaders' Summit: March 6 - 7, 2020 - Harmonie Club, 4 E 60th Street, New York, NY 10022
- Clare Fulcher Dinner: March 8, 2020, 6:30 - 10:00 pm
- Consultation Day: March 8, 2020
- NGO Guidance for National Parallel Reports
- Canada Review: Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995 )in the Context of the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, May 2019: English; French.
- Beijing+25 and the Generation Equality Forum Overview: To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA), the Generation Equality Forum and CSW64 will look back at the past 25 years to evaluate progress, as well as look forward to determining concrete action for gender equality. Click here to download the overview.
- March 12, 2020 - 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Location: UN Headquarters, New York
- 2020 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Women's Empowerment Principles, this annual flagship event will be a special celebration of progress to advance gender equality and women's empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community.
The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, NY (NGO CSW/NY) created an online Orientation video series for those who are new to CSW. These videos contain helpful information, advice, and how-to instructions to prepare you for CSW. Click here to view the videos on the NGO CSW/NY YouTube Channel.
The Generation Equality Forum is a global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-chaired by France and Mexico, with the leadership and partnership of civil society. Building on the Beijing+25 national and regional reviews and CSW64, the Forum will kick-off in Mexico in May 2020...and culminate in Paris on 7th-10th July 2020. ~ Source
The Generation Equality Forum will be an intergenerational and intersectional gathering for gender equality convened by UN Women and co-chaired by France and Mexico, in partnership with civil society.
Discussions will focus on action and accountability for the full implementation of the Beijing Declaration and intersecting, emerging issues for gender equality. ~ Source