The United Nations Department of Public Information, NGO Relations Section, in partnership with a consortium of NGOs, is organizing a DPI/ NGO Briefing as a part of activities of the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) )http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw60-2016) taking place at the UN Headquarters. The Briefing entitled “Women and Girls: From Adversity to Hope” will take place on 17 March from 10 am-11:15 am at the United Nations, Conference Room 1. This Briefing will showcase the personal stories of women around the world who have risen above adversity in their lives to achieve a future of strength and hope for safe and sustainable communities.

The briefing will be webcast live (http://webtv.un.org/live/) and usually attracts about 200-300 representatives from Non-governmental organizations, academia, UN Member States, UN staff and university students. The webcast will also be archived by UNTV for future viewing and advocacy efforts.

Tickets can be reserved here.

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