61st session – March 2017

The 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017.

The priority theme discussed was Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work. In addition, the Commission evaluated progress in the implementation of the agreed conclusions from its 58th session on the achievements in implementing the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls. The session also addressed the emerging issue of the empowerment of Indigenous women and girls.

Minister Monsef Heads Canadian delegation to advance gender equality at United Nations

Statement by Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, Head of the Delegation of Canada To the United Nations Commission On the Status of Women (UNCSW) 61st Session

Minister Monsef and Parliamentary Secretary Duguid with participants of the Commission on the Status of Women Youth Forum
Minister Monsef at the Commission on the Status of Women Youth Forum
Minister Monsef and Parliamentary Secretary Duguid

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