52nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women - Feb. 25 - March 7, 2008
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The 52nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was held at the United Nations headquarters in New York from 25 February to 7 March 2008. The theme of CSW this year was financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women and the emerging issue was gender perspectives on climate change.

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Agreed conclusions and resolutions
Concusions on financing for gender equality and empowerment; women, the girl child and HIV/AIDS, assistance to Palestinian women; ending female genital mutilation.
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Women, commitments and impotence
The U.N. Commission on the Status of Women concluded its annual meeting noting that "global commitments to achieve gender equality and women empowerment have not yet been implemented."
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U.N. confident of new agency for women
As the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) concluded its two-week session in New York Friday, United Nations officials remain hopeful that the proposal for a new U.N. agency for women would become a reality.
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News Reports
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Latin America and the Caribbean Caucus meeting
Event on women's housing rights
NGOs submitt annotations for the agreed conclusion on financing for gender equality
For a stronger gender equality architecture reform (GEAR) at the UN
Dialogues are on and many ministers arrive for discussions
DAWN panel: What happened to financing for gender equality?
Opening of the 52nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women
Launch of the gender equality architecture reform campaign
Blogging the Comission on the Status of Women
Gender equality gets a drop of the funding bucket
UNFPA to call for higher investments in women during UN global meeting
The ins and outs of NGO participation by the International Women's Tribune Centre
Calendar of parallel events organised by NGOs
UN budgeting bypasses women
Agreed conclusions and resolutions
Women, commitments and impotence
New gender equity index 2008
Women prepare policy options for CSW negotiations (pdf)
Paper on strengthening the UN's gender architecture in the UN system (PDF)
Aid effectiveness and women's rights series by AWID
Press conference on financing for development and gender equality
WEDO's resource page on Gender and financing for development

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