The 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place in a hybrid format from March 6-17th, 2023.
The priority theme of this year’s session is “Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.”
During #CSW67, check back here for the events that IPI is hosting, as well as relevant recommended reading for each event.
To view the calendar of #CSW67 side events, click here>>
Tuesday, March 7th at 1:15pm EDT
Using Innovation and Technology to Advance Gender Equality
The objective of this event in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN and International Gender Champions is to learn from examples of innovative and technological approaches to improving gender equality and to discuss how these and similar strategies can be applied more broadly to gender equality work. Featured speakers will include Sylvie Durrer, Director of the Swiss Federal Office for Gender Equality, Federal Department of Home Affairs, Iris Bohnet, Harvard University, Annabella Bassler, Equal Voice, Ringier, Sophie Achermann, Stop Hate Speech, Alliance F, Adam Lupel, Vice President and COO, International Peace Institute. Read more>>
- At the Nexus of Participation and Protection: Protection-Related Barriers to Women’s Participation in Northern Ireland
- The Participation-Protection Nexus: Beyond Securitization
- ICM Policy Paper: The Impact of New Technologies on Peace, Security, and Development
- Kaljulaid: Heart of Digital Society Not Technology, but Inclusivity (Past Event Recording)
- Rape Threats on Twitter Greet England’s New Bank Note: Interview with Caroline Criado-Perez
- Disinformation against UN Peacekeeping Operations
Monday, March 13th at 10:00am EDT
Women's Agency in Post-Conflict Reconciliation in Colombia, Sri Lanka, and Uganda
This event in partnership with the Gender, Justice and Security Hub will share research findings on women’s roles in post-conflict reconciliation in Colombia, Sri Lanka, and Uganda, as well as potential synergies between women peacebuilders in all three contexts. This comparison of the three cases will help participants identify opportunities for women to build peace in their countries.
- Five Frequently Asked Questions on the Inclusion of Women in Peace Processes
- Women, Peace, and Victimhood
- Where Do Women Fit in Sri Lanka’s Transition? Q&A with Visaka Dharmadasa
- Will Colombians Embrace Their New Peace Deal?
- Mediation is Failing; the WPS Agenda Has a Way Forward
- Myanmar’s Ceasefire: Where Do Women Sign?
- Reimagining Peacemaking: Women’s Roles in Peace Processes
- Women’s Leadership for Peace: Towards a Model of Multi-Track Leadership
- Peacebuilding during a Pandemic: Keeping the Focus on Women’s Inclusion
Thursday, March 16th at 9:00am EDT
Feminist Future For Peace
IPI together with the Ministry of Equality and Feminisms of Catalonia will cohost a closed-door workshop to discuss policymaking that embodies the vision of working towards a peaceful future through feminist practices. This will be a participatory event that seeks to create a space for actors to think boldly and share practices and new ideas about how to build a feminist peaceful future and build new partnerships.
Space is limited for this event. Organizers are looking to feature more civil society actors who will be in New York for CSW. If you are interested in joining, please email Phoebe Donnelly at email@example.com.