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11 March 2019 - 22 March 2019

United Nations Headquarters, New York

Commission on the Status of Women, 63rd session

The 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women takes place at United Nations Headquarters starting on 11 March. 

The annual two-week session of the Commission brings together representatives of the United Nations, the UN Member States, as well as organizations and advocates from around the world to discuss the status of women. The Commission also assesses progress in implementing the 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, an important global policy document on gender equality, and takes up other issues involving the rights and welfare of women and girls.


8 March 2019 - 8 March 2019


International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, celebrated globally on 8 March, is dedicated to reflecting on the achievements of ordinary women who have made an extraordinary impact in their countries and communities, and to celebrate the contributions of women all around the world.


5 March 2019 - 8 March 2019

UN Headquarters, New York

United Nations Statistical Commission, 50th session

The United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) will hold its 50th session on the theme "Better data, better lives".

The UNSC, established in 1947, is the highest decision-making body of the global statistical system. It brings together the chief statisticians from UN member states around the world.