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56th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW56)

United Nations, New York
27 February - 09 March, 2012

The fifty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from Monday, 27 February to Friday, 9 March 2012.

In accordance with its multi-year programme of work (ECOSOC resolution 2009/15), the 2012 priority theme of the Commission on the Status of Women was "The empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges".

The Commission also evaluated progress in the implementation of the agreed conclusions from its fifty-second session on "Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women".

NGO participation at CSW56
Organization of the session
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Date 27 February - 09 March, 2012
Location United Nations, New York
External Link http://www.unwomen.org/csw/csw56/

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