US Human Rights Network Blog
Important update on CSW64Mar 4, 2020
Dear representatives registered for CSW64,
In light of the current concerns regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19), CSW64 will suspend after one procedural meeting on 9 March. There will be no general discussion. All CSW side events on UN premises and all NGO parallel events have been cancelled.
NGOs with valid annual grounds passes will be able to attend the procedural meeting on 9 March. There will be no issuance of CSW grounds passes and CSW64 confirmation letters are no longer applicable.
We advise organizations to follow the Secretary-General’s strong recommendation that capital-based delegations and other stakeholders refrain from travelling to UN Headquarters.
For more information, please see the NGO participation pages of the CSW64 website at https://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/ngo-participation
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