UNCSW58 KEY SIDE/PARALLEL EVENTS FOR UNION DELEGATES / MARCH 9-14, 2014

Themes:

 

Date and time

Event

Organizer

Location

 Meetings trade
  union delegation
 

Sunday 9 March13.00-15.45

Trade Union delegation

  briefing session

ITUC-EI-PSI-IFJ

Church

  Centre, 777 UN Plaza, 2nd floor

Tuesday 11 March8.00 – 9.00

GUF Briefing
  Session

ITUC-EI-PSI-IFJ

The Treehaus ,830 3rd

  Avenue, corner of 51st Street

Thursday 13 March8.00 – 9.00

GUF Briefing
  Session

ITUC-EI-PSI-IFJ

The Treehaus ,830 3rd

  Avenue, corner of 51st Street

Friday 14 March16.30-18.00

Building Strategic Alliances: Women’s & Workers’ Rights in a

  post-2015 World

GUF Parallel eventITUC/EI/PSI

Salvation Army Auditorium

 MONDAY  - 10 March 

11.30-12.45

Sexual and reproductive

  health and rights: a crucial agenda for the post-2015 framework

IPPF, France, Liberia

UN -

  Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium

  UN entrances @ n 43rd  or 42nd St and

  1st Avenue

 13.00-15.00    13:15-14:30     13:15-14:30  

 Girls’ education and gender equality on the threshold of 2015: Panel

  discussion on the findings of the 2013 EFA Global Monitoring Report & its

  implications for the emerging post-2015 landscape Trafficking in Human

  beings-a severe form of violence against women and girls and a flagrant

  violation of human rights: The council of Europe response   Realizing Gender Equality

  and Women Empowerment in Africa: Achievements and Challenges in the

  Implementation of the MDGs and Lessons for Post 2015 Development Agenda 

 UN Girls Education Initiative / Education International / Education

  for All Global Monitoring Report Austria, Council of Europe     Nigeria  

 UNICEF House    Conference Room 1(CB)(

  Plaza, 2nd floor    Trusteeship Chamber (CB) 

  13.15-14.30    

  Protect Women Human Rights Defenders: From Resolution to implementation

  AWID, Norway, AI, ICAN, FIDH, ISHR, JASS, Nobel Women’s Initiative,

  WHRD IC

  UN North Lawn Building, Room 7

13.15-14.30   

The role of men and boys in contributing to the achievement of gender

  equality goals and female empowerment

Sweden(Minister present) with World Bank Group, Men Engage Global

  Alliance, AWID 

13.15-14.30 UN Building, Conference Room D (CB)

13.15-14.30

Trafficking in Human

  beings-a severe form of violence against women and girls and a flagrant

  violation of human rights: The council of Europe response 

Austria, Council of Europe

Conference Room 1 (CB)

13.15-14.30

Realizing Gender Equality

  and Women Empowerment in Africa: Achievements and Challenges in the

  Implementation of the MDGs and Lessons for Post 2015 Development Agenda

Nigeria

Trusteeship Chamber (CB)

15.00-16.15

Decent

  work for women in global production chains, the case for a living wage

Netherlands, HIVOS

DHL Auditorium 

15.00-18.00

High Level Round Table on the challenges

  and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women

  and girl

UN CSW

UN Head Quarters

16.45 -18.00

launch of the report

UN Women

UN Building, Conference

  room D

16.30-18.00

Economic Rights, Gender-Based Violence &

  Sustainable Development

Centre for Women’s Global

  Leadership

UN Church

  Centre Chapel, 1st floor

18.30-19.45

The MDGs,
  Post-2015 and Beijing+ 20-regional perspectives: North America/Europe
‘Women
  and the economy, health and political participation’

Latvia/Poland/NGO

  CSW Forum

Location

  TBC 

Regional
  Caucuses

12.30-14.00

North
  America/Europe

UN Church

  Centre Chapel, 1st floor

18.15-19.30

Arab States

UN Church

  Centre Chapel, Hardin Room

 TUESDAY 11 March 

10.00-11.15

Bridging the gender gap

  for inclusive technology societies: access to information and communications

  technologies and a free and independent media empowers women and girls  

UNESCO, International

  Women’s Media

Conference Room D (CB) 

10.30am-12pm

Making unpaid care work
  count in the post-2015 framework: Reflections from the UN Special
  Rapporteur's report on unpaid care work, poverty and women's rights

Centre for Women’s Global

  Leadership/ActionAid/UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty & Human Rights

UN Church Centre Boss Room,

  8th floor

11.30-12.45

What women bring to
  sustainable development: building on MDGs achievements and gaps to create new
  opportunities and face common challenges

European Union

UN Building, Conference

  Room D

12.30-14.00

Implications of the Funding
  Landscape for Delivering on the MDGs for Women and Girls

AWID, Mama Cash

UN Church Centre, Boss Room

13.15-14.30  

Towards 2015 for African Women & Girls:

  Accelerating Implementation of the MDGs and Defining a Post-2015 Development

  Agenda and the African Agenda 2063

UN Office of the Special

  Adviser on Africa, UNDP Africa

North Lawn Buildings

  Conference Room 7, UNHQ

13.15-14.30 

Fulfilling the Promise of

  equality

Denmark

ECOSOC Chambers (CB)

13.15-14.30

Girls talk about the MDGs:

  Gaps, Successes and Plans to Move Forward 

Canada

Conference Room C (CB) 

14.30-16.00

Social Movements, human rights and the development

  agenda

Asia Pacific Forum on

  Women, Law and Development

UN Church Centre, Drew Room

15.00-16.15

Decent work for women in global production chains,

  the case of a living wage

Netherlands, HIVOS

DHL Auditorium

15:00-16:15 

Women and water:

  multipliers of development

Switzerland and South

  Africa

Conference Room C (CB)

16.30-18.00

Moving Beyond the MDGs for
  the Realization of Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Post-2015 Women’s Coalition

UN Church

  Centre Chapel, 1st floor

 WEDNESDAY 12 March 

8.30-10.00

Women Human Rights
  Defenders: protecting our rights, documentation and resistance

Women Human Rights

  Defenders International Coalition

UN Church

  Centre, Hardin Room

10.00-13.00

Challenges and achievements
  in the implementation of the MDGs for Women and Girls

UN Women

UN

  Building, Conference Room 2

10.00-11.15

Unite Campaign on Sexual Violence 

UNFPA

Conference

  Room C (CB)-47th St/First

  Av. UN entrance

10:00-12:15 

Women

  in Politics: better parliaments, stronger democracies 

Ireland

Conference Room D (CB) 

10.30am-12pm

An Integrated Approach to
  Peace and Security: Ensuring Women's Rights in Post-Conflict Syria

Centre for Women’s Global

  Leadership / MADRE / Women’s League for International Peace & Freedom

UN Church

  Centre Chapel, 1st floor

12.30

Presentation of regional
  NGO document of women’s groups on MDGs and post 2015

Latin America and the

  Caribean

UN Church

  centre, Chapel

11.30-12.45 

Promoting Gender Equality
  and Empowering Women through Education

Iceland

Conference

  Room D (CB); no registration required but N.B. maximum capacity of 53

13.15-14.45

Equal Pay for work of equal
  value

Finland, ILO

One UN

  Hotel, Diplomat Ballroom

13:15-14:30

Engaging men and boys to achieve the Millennium Development

  Goals for Women and Girls 

Brazil,

  Switzerland 

required

  but N.B. maximum capacity of 53 - Conference room C (CB)

14.30-16.00

Sex Work is Work: Making
  the Case for the Promotion of Health and Economic Rights of Sex Workers

American Jewish World

  Service, Urgent Action Fund, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, Mama

  Cash, Open Society Foundations and Red Umbrella Fund

UN Church

  Centre Boss Room, 8th floor

15.00-16.45

Good for Gender Equality,
  Good for the Economy:  Getting Girls
  into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)

UK

Conference

  Room C (CB) 

16.30–18.00 

The Power of Alliances to
  Promote Women’s Human Rights in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
 

Asia Pacific Forum on

  Women, Law and Development, CLADEM, WILDAE, FIDA-Kenya

Y-Hall of

  the American Convention Center

16:45-18:00

Women, peace and security

Australia

Conference

  Room (CB)

18.30-19.45

Film screening and High-level panel discussion of The

  Sirleaf Market Women's Fund documentary, "God first, second the

  market". How SMWF is spearheading the marketwomen's movement across

  Africa.

Liberia, Ghana, Malawi, African Union (TBC), United Nations

  Development Programme (UNDP) (TBC), Sirleaf Market Women's Fund

DHL

  Auditorium 

20.30-23.30

Dance Party to celebrate International Women’s Day

Centre for Women’s Global Leadership

59 West 21st

  Street, between 5th & 6th AvenueNo

  registration required; cash bar

Regional
  Caucuses

18.15-19.30

Africa

UN Church

  Centre, Chapel

16.30-18.00

Latin America/ Caribbean – see as well side event at 12.30!

UN Church

  Centre, Boss Room

 THURSDAY
  13 March
 

10:30–12:30

Social

  Protection, Human Rights and Sustainable Development:  State and

  Non-State Accountability

Global Fund

  for Women, ITUC, MFA, Migrant Rights International, National Network for

  Immigrant and Refugee Rights, Siglo XXIII, United Methodist Women, World

  YWCA, YWCA-Canada

UN Church Centre, Second Floor

10.30-12.30

Flipping the Post-2015 Development Discourse: Promoting Accountability

  for Women & Migrant Human Rights and Social Protections

Women & Global Migration Working Group

UN Church

  Centre, 2nd Floor

11.30-12.45

Sexual

  and Reproductive Health & Rights

Norway

DHL

  Auditorium; no registration, max. capacity 160

13.15-14.30

Gender

  Equality: the Aha Moment

UN Women

DHL

  Auditorium; no registration, max. capacity 160

13.15-14.30

Impact

  of Violence against Women in the Labour Market

Czech Republic

Conference

  Room C (CB) 

13.15-14.30

Tackling

  discriminatory social norms to empower girls and women: Lessons for a

  post-2015 framework

UK

Conference

  Room D (CB)Registered
  names:
 

14.30-16.00

Feminist

  development justice: moving beyond non-discrimination to a just and equitable

  future

APWLD

UN Church

  Centre, Hardin Room

15.00-16.15

The

  role of governance and civil society in empowering women: moving forward the

  MDGs and beyond

European Union

UN Building, Conference Room C

15.00-16.15

Working to end School Related Gender Based Violence and

  make schools safer

Ireland

Conference Room D (CB)  

16.30-18.00

Freedom from want and fear:
  Meeting the challenges for Black women and women of colour for gender
  equality, racial justice and State accountability in the post-2015 agenda

Centre for Women’s Global

  Leadership

UN Church

  Centre Chapel, 10th floor

18.30

The MDGs, post-2015 Process and Beijing +20: A dialogue

  about the Latin America & Caribbean experience

Argentina & Jamaica –

  Latin America/ Caribbean

Conference Room 2 (CB) 

Regional
  Caucuses

13.30-15.00

North

  America/Europe Caucus Meeting

 

Sutton Place Synagogue 225 East

  51st Street

 FRIDAY 14 March 

10.00 – 11.15

Looking to 2015 and beyond: working with grassroot women to advance

  gender equality and reduce corruption

UNDP, Huairou Commission

DHL Auditorium, UN HQ

11:30-12:45  

Assessing Ghana’s Implementation of the MDGs: Best Practices,

  opportunities, challenges and the way forward

Ghana 

Conference room D (CB)

13:15-14:30

ICT for women’s empowerment and poverty reduction

UN Women

Conference Room 1(CB)

13:15-14:30  

Kenya’s side events on Collaborative Efforts and partnerships in

  delivering on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

Kenya

ECOSOC Chamber (CB)

16.30-18.00 

Building Strategic Alliances: Women’s & Workers’ Rights in a
  post-2015 World
 

GUF Parallel eventITUC/EI/PSI 

Salvation Army Auditorium 

18.30 – 19.45

Zooming into the Challenges ad Impediments in achieving the

  Implementation of the MDGs on Education for girls and their training on

  science and technology

South Africa

Conference Room D (CB)

Regional Caucuses

18.15-19.30

Asia and Pacific

UN Church Centre, Drew Room

18.15-19.30

Africa

UN Church Centre, Boss Room

18.15-19.30

North America/ Europe

UN Church Centre, 10th

  Floor

             

 

UN Church Centre – 777 UN Plaza   - Chapel:
1st floor, Boss Room: 8th floor

Salvation Army,
Auditorium, 221 W – 52nd street, between 2nd and 3rd
Avenue

      

TIME
SCHEDULE REGISTRATION AT THE UNCSW58

 

On-site
  registration hours
Prior
  to the session

Friday, 7 March:

  12.00 - 6 p.m.Saturday, 8 March:

  12:00 - 3 p.m.; 4.30 - 8 p.m.Sunday, 9 March:

  12:00 - 3 p.m.; 4.30 - 8 p.m.  

First week

Monday, 10 March:

  9.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m.; 2 - 5 p.m.Tuesday, 11 March:

  9.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m.; 2 - 5 p.m.Wednesday, 12

  March: 10.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m.; 2 - 5 p.m.Thursday, 13

  March: 10.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m.; 2 - 5 p.m.Friday, 14 March:

  10.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m.

 Second week

 Monday, 17 March:

  10.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m.Tuesday, 18 March:

  10.00a.m.-12.30 p.m.Wednesday, 19

  March: 10.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m.Thursday, 20

  March: 10.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m.Friday, 21 March:

  10.00 a.m.-12.30 p.m.

 

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