United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

Episcopalians have long been a part of the annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW).

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July 14, 2020

By: Dr. Chiseche Mibenge, Director, Gender Initiatives, Episcopal Relief & Development

In 1995, I was a twenty year old Law student at the University of Zambia. I didn’t fully understand the buzz around Beijing. What I did understand was that the army of mothers who raised me wanted more for me. More opportunity, more power, more...

July 14, 2020

On July 9th, the Presiding Bishop's delegation to UNCSW 64 launched an online study group, "Beijing+25: Celebrating the Blessing, Realizing the Dream". About 90 participants joined the introductory webinar which explained the concept behind the online study group.

June 30, 2020

The Presiding Bishop’s delegation to the 64th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW 64) invites all to join the online study group Beijing +25: Celebrating the Blessing, Realizing the Dream, which will offer a series of webinars, blogs and conversations facilitated by the...

June 30, 2020

La delegación del Obispo Primado a la 64ª. sesión de la Comisión de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer (UNCSW 64) invita a todos a participar en el grupo de estudio virtual Beijing +25: Celebrando la bendición, realizando el sueño [Celebrating the Blessing,...

March 30, 2020

By: Isabelle Watkins, Julia Chester Emery Intern

Today I am grateful for the people who step up.

Three weeks ago, I was supposed to step on a plane to New York City for the annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. My plans were made, my hotel was booked, and my bags were almost packed. For months I had been joining...

March 4, 2020

The 64th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW 64) meeting in New York City, originally scheduled for March 9 to March 20, has been amended by member states at the suggestion of the UN Secretary General and Chair of CSW64, in light of public health concerns...

March 4, 2020

El 64º período de sesiones de la Comisión de la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer de las Naciones Unidas (UNCSW 64), que se celebra en la ciudad de Nueva York, originalmente previsto del 9 al 20 de marzo, ha sido modificado por los Estados miembros a sugerencia del Secretario General de...

January 9, 2020

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has named the Episcopal delegates who will represent him at the 64th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in New York City, NY, March 9-20, 2020.

During this meeting, Episcopal delegates will...

January 9, 2020

El Obispo Presidente de la Iglesia Episcopal y Primado Michael Curry ha nombrado a las delegadas episcopales que lo representará en la 64a Reunión de la Comisión de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer (UNCSW) en Nueva York, Nueva York, del 9 al 20 de marzo de...

September 26, 2019

Applications are being accepted for Episcopal delegates to represent the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church at the 64th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in New York City, March 9th – 20th, 2020.

The Episcopal delegation will consist of one...

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The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was established as a functional commission of the Ec