Declaration from first ever CSW Youth Forum

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March 2005A declaration from the first ever UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Youth Forum has called for the 60th session of CSW to  adopt a series of gender-just and youth-centric policy recommendations into its own Agreed Conclusions.

Among the recommendations are that CSW60 should:

Read the full statement here.

The Youth Forum took place in New York, USA. The World YWCA and partners UN Women and the UN Inter-Agency Network on Youth Developments Working Group on Youth and Gender Equality led the event.

The Forum took place over two days and brought together 400 young people from across the globe. The key theme, ‘Advancing Agenda 2030 – Empowered Young Women and Young Men as Partners in Achieving Gender Equality’,  provided a strong foundation for discussion and recommendations.

Read more about the Youth Forum here.

Posted by: Terrie Robinson | Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
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