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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

FIFTY-SIXTH SESSION OF CSW

Presented by the Delegations of Bolivia, El Salvador, Ecuador and Mexico

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The trade union delegation to this year’s CSW got to work very quickly on the Draft Agreed Conclusions.

So what are “Agreed Conclusions”?

The main outcome document of the UNCSW is the “Agreed Conclusions” on the priority theme – this year the empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges.

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

As the labour delegation from ITUC, EI and PSI settles in to the rythmn of the first week of UNCSW meetings, we want to take a moment to remember the invaluable assistance we received in the past years from Elena, our colleague and friend from the ILO, who passed away last summer. 

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The theme for the next UNCSW will deal with Violence Against Women. Human Trafficking is one form of violence against women. 

This round table session examined the following questions:

1. What are the issues?
2. How do we work together in the coming year to deal with it?
3. How do we prepare for the next CSW where theme is violence against women?

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The room was filled to capacity as we gathered to hear the four women speakers talk about the following topics:

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