United States Mission to the United NationsOffice of Press and Public Diplomacy For Immediate Release March 3, 2023
Media Advisory: U.S. High-Level Side Events on the Margins of the UN Commission on the Status of Women Side Events
The 67th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is taking place March 6-17, 2023. With a focus on gender equity and equality and the empowerment of women and girls, CSW is the UN’s second largest annual convening of activists, academics, government officials, and policy makers.
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Representative to the United Nations, is the U.S. Head of Delegation. Jennifer Klein, Director of the White House Gender Policy Council and Ambassador Lisa Carty, Representative of the United States to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, are the Alternate Representatives.
The U.S. Delegation will host the following Side Events:
March 9, 1:15 p.m. EST: The United States will host an event, titled “Accelerating Gender Equality in the Digital Economy.” At the event, the United States will announce its intention to launch a major new initiative to draw attention toward evidence and data and accelerate proven solutions and strategies for advancing digital gender equality. Participants will include senior representatives of the United States government, bilateral and multilateral entities, the private sector, and global non-governmental organizations, including Jennifer Klein and Doreen Bogdan-Martin, UN Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union.
March 10, 1 p.m. EST: The United States will host an event titled “Catalyzing Collective Action to End Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence.” This event will build momentum towards President Biden’s March 29-30 second Summit for Democracy and will showcase the progress of the Global Partnership for Action on Gender-Based Online Harassment and Abuse with partner countries. The event is held in partnership with senior leadership of UNFPA, UNICEF, and UN Women, along with the Association for Progressive Communication, the Government of Denmark, and co-sponsorship by the Global Partnership. Jennifer Klein will deliver remarks. This event will be streamed live here.
For more information about CSW, visit: https://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw67-2023