CSW Side Events at the German Mission

Germany is fully committed to ending violence against women and girls and has already established a variety of measures in order to step up protection of women throughout the world

Germany's National Action Plan on Security Council Resolution 1325 [pdf, 618.69k]

Several delegates, including representatives of the Committee on Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth of the German Federal Parliament, will arrive from Germany to participate in the CSW.

In addition, Germany will host a number of side events at the German House, 871 United Nations Plaza. For details - including registration - please check the relevant flyers.

"Commit to End Violence Against Women"

March 5, 2013 (Tuesday) 06.30 - 08.00 pm

In cooperation with UN Women.

By invitation only.

“Linkages between Violence against Women and Health” 

March 6, 2013 (Wednesday) 12.50 – 2.30 pm

Panel discussion with Ms. Claudia Garcia- Moreno, Ms. Charlotte Watts, Ms. Nicole Zündorf-Hinte, Ms. Helene Reardon-Bond.

In cooperation with the Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom and the WHO.

view flyer [pdf, 59.83k]

“Cartas de Mujeres”

March 7, 2013 (Thursday) 8.30 – 9.45 am

Presentation of the Latin American awareness raising campaign “Cartas de Mujeres” with panelists Ms. Marcela Huaita, Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Ms. Ute Möhring, Ms. Rocío Rosero, Ms. Tarcila Rivera Zea, Moderation by Ms. Christine Brendel

In cooperation with UN Women and the Peruvian Ministry for Women and Vulnerable Minorities.

view flyer [pdf, 624.31k]

“Due Diligence from the ground up: State Compliance to End Violence against Women”

March 7, 2013 (Thursday) 1.15 -3.00 pm

Discussion on “Due Diligence from the ground up: State Compliance to End Violence against Women”, with Frances Raday, Meryem Aslan and Madhu Mehra

In cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Malaysia.

view flyer [pdf, 194.73k]

“Harmful Traditional Practices – Violence against Women and Girls: Law vs. Practice/ Rhetoric vs. Reality” 

March 8, 2013 (Friday) 1.15 – 2.45 pm

Panel with Ms. Alvilda Jablonko, Ms. Rashida Manjoo, Ms. Isha Dyfan, Ms. Lois Herman, Ms. Stephanie Ortoleva, Dr. Morissanda Kouyate, Ms. Lakshmi Sundaram, Dr. Tahira Khan, Moderation by Dr. Tobe Levin

view flyer [pdf, 197.17k]

Commission on the Status of Women

United Nations building as seen from the German House

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is a functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), which was established on 21 June 1946. Its goal is to create universal gender equality.