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Updated: Upcoming PaRD and PaRD members’ events at the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

The UNCSW63 is currently taking place at the UN Headquarters in New York.

Impression from CSW63 - Townhall Meeting of Civil Society and United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres//Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

The Commission on the Status of Women is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. This year’s priority themes are social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.  

The PaRD Gender Equality and Empowerment Workstream has organized two events open for registration. The work-streams two events are:

Faith, Feminism and Human Rights Frameworks
Roundtable Discussion | Part 1 | Friday 15th March 2019 | 9:00 – 10:30 | Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations
Registration for this event is mandatory. 
Now fully booked – please check your emails for instructions on how to attend this event.
Unlocking the Power of Faith-Based Partnerships: Enabling the Right to Social Protection
Side Event | Part 2 | Monday 18th March 2019 | 11:30 – 12:45 | Express Bar, UN Building
In case you do not have a UN grounds pass, registration is mandatory. However, seats cannot be reserved and will be allocated on a first come basis.
If you have a UN ground pass, you do not need to RSVP.

Please find concept notes for both events attached.

PaRD members' events

Please find the following list of PaRD and PaRD members’ events compiled by the PaRD secretariat based on PaRD members’ submissions.

Additional information can be found on the JLI website on a list compiled by the UNIATF and in the calendar of side events published by UNWOMEN.

The Role of Religion in Advancing Gender Equality
Date and time: Wednesday 13th March, 1.00pm to 3.00pm
Venue: Baha’i International Community Offices, 866 UN Plaza, Suite 120
Organized by Baha’i International Community

Ending Violence against Girls: Role of FBOs in Strengthening Social Protection
Date and time: Wednesday, 13th March 2019, 1:15-2:45 PM
Venue:  Japan Society: 333 E 47th St. Between 1st & 2nd Ave. New York, N.Y. 10017
Organized by Global Partnership to End Violence against Children, Girls Not Brides, Lumos, World Vision

The Role of Education in Creating the World Anew
Date and time: Thursday March 14, 10:30am
Venue: 4 W 43rd Street, Blue Room
Organized by Baha’i International Community

Women’s Economic Empowerment: A Path to Reducing Inequalities in Fragile Contexts and Reaching SDGs, 1, 5, 8, and 10
Date and time: Thursday, 14 March 2019, 1:15-2:45 PM
Venue:  Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave. – between 37th & 38th St. New York, N.Y. 10016
Organized by Cultural Practices LLC, World Vision
Equality for Women=Prosperity for All
Date and time: Thursday 14 March, 3.15pm to 5.00pm
Venue: Baha’i International Community Offices, 866 UN Plaza, Suite 120
Organized by Baha’i International Community
Overcoming Cultural Barriers in Empowering Women & Girls around the World
Date and time: Thursday 14th March 2019, 4.30pm
Venue: Gallery, Armenian Convention Centre, New York
Organized by Islamic Relief Worldwide, participation by Sonke Gender Justice and Side by Side

Transformative Gender Responsive Social Protection for Rural and Urban Realities: Experiences from Mozambique
Date and time: Friday, 15 March 2019, 11:30 AM-12:45 PM
Venue: United Nations Ex-Press Bar – GA Building
Organized by Government of Mozambique, ASCHA, MUVA, World Vision Mozambique, UK AID 

Stories of Faith: Social Protection, Stigma and Safe Havens
Date and time: Monday 18th March 2019, 16:30 – 17:45
Venue: Eighth Floor, Church Center for the United Nations
Organized by Islamic Relief Worldwide and Side by Side
Empowerment, Engagement and Leadership Through Civil Society
Date and time: March 21st,  4.45pm
Venue: UN Conference Room A
Organized by UNDEF, participation of Remah Kasule, Founder of CEDA International