United Nations 63rd Commission on the Status of Women

United Nations 63rd Commission on the Status of Women

Background

The priority theme for the 63rd CSW conference was “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. ” The review theme was “Women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development.”

“Social protection, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure are an integral part of the 2030 Agenda.  This year’s theme has particular relevance for the achievement of  the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5.4 **…” as confirmed by H.E. Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason, CSW 63 Chair.

**SDG #5: Gender Equality