Norwegian Involvement in the Status of Women

3/25/2008 // The Norwegian delegation to the 52nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women will be led by State Secretary Håkon A. Gulbrandsen, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The CSW will be held in New York from 25 February to 7 March 2008.

Among the participants from Norway are delegates from The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Ministry of Children and Equality, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and representatives from Forum for Women and Development (FOKUS).

Norway views the work of the commission and the priority theme of the conference Financing for gender equality and empowerment of women as very important. Several side-events to the conference will be arranged by Norway in cooperation with the other Nordic countries, including events on financing in fragile states and women refugees.


Panel Announcement for Financing Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in Fragile States:
Fragile States Panel.pdf

Side-events arranged by the Nordic countries:
CSW Side-events.pdf

 


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