The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 10 to 21 March 2014. The theme will be "Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls". Representatives from Member States, UN entities, and NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) from all regions of the world will attend the session. The two-week session will include a high-level round table, interactive dialogues and panels, and parallel events.
The 2014 session will focus on the following key areas:
Priority Theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls
Review Theme: Access and participation of women and girls to education, training, science and technology, including for the promotion of women's equal access to full employment and decent work (agreed conclusion from the fifty-fifth session).
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