Report of the Australian Government Delegation to the 62nd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Office for WomenInternational ForumsThe UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
Friday, 29 June 2018
Publication author(s):
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Publication abstract:

The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (the Commission) is a global policy making body that is dedicated to advancing gender equality and enhancing the rights of women and girls around the world. Every year, representatives of the United Nations (UN) Member States gather at the UN Headquarters in New York to evaluate the progress made on gender equality, identify ongoing challenges, set global standards and formulate concrete policies designed to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment worldwide. Over the two-week session, representatives showcased local, national and regional programs and strategies striving to empower women and girls and to improve their economic and social status in society.

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