UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
59th Session • March 9 - 20, 2015

Implementing the Beijing Platform for Action


  • Equality, Development and Peace: 2015 and Beyond
    In preparation for the 59th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in March 2015, CWGL drafted a statement to encourage UN Member States to fulfill their human rights obligations toward the full realization of women’s rights.

CWGL Sponsored and Co-Sponsored Events

Click here to print flyer with full list of CWGL activities at CSW59

Other Events

  • March 6, 2015 (9-5pm): Women Confronting ISIS: Local Strategies and States’ Responsibilities, Dave Fields Auditorium, CUNY School of Law, 2 Court Square, Long Island City, NY 11101. Sponsored by the Sorensen Center for International Peace and Justice, MADRE, the Organization for Women’s Freedom in Iraq (OWFI), the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) and Nobel Women’s Initiative (NWI). Free and open to the public, lunch provided with RSVP, CLE credits available. For a full list of speakers and to register, visit https://publicsquare.law.cuny.edu/isis.
  • March 13, 2015:  pdf Gender Equality, Women's Empowerment and Globalization: from Goal to Governance , CWGL Faculty Director Radhika Balakrishnan will speak on gender-responsive macroeconomics and social protection policies in the wake of the global financial crisis, Columbia Club, West 43rd Street, New York, NY.  pdf Program
  • March 14, 2015:  image Women's Human Rights and Equality in the Post 2015 Development Agenda , UN Church Center, 2nd floor, 777 UN Plaza, New York, NY.