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55th session

The fifty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from Tuesday, 22 February to Friday, 4 March, and on Monday, 14 March 2011.

 

The priority theme of the Commission on the Status of Women is “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”.

 

 

In the CSW 55th session  participated:

 

  1. Nurgul Dzhanaeva, president of the Forum of women’s NGOs of Kyrgyzstan;
  2. Maksuda Aitieva, director of the Osh resource center;
  3. Chinara Kartanbaeva, program coordinator of the Forum of women’s NGOs of Kyrgyzstan;
  4. Avazkan Ormonova, director of the PF DIA;
  5. Zarima Koichumanova, Youth wing of the Forum of women’s NGOs of Kyrgyzstan.

 

Panels where our delegates were speakers:

25 February 2011, panel «Women and Girls in Situations of Armed Conflict in the Asia Pacific Region», sponsored by APWW. Speakers from Kyrgyzstan- Chinara Kartanbaeva, Forum of women’s NGOs of Kyrgyzstan and Maksuda Aitieva, Osh resource center;

 

25 February 2011, panel «Re-Strategizing the Use of Media and ICTs for Empowering Women in the Ground», sponsored by Isis International. Speaker from Kyrgyzstan- Zarima Koichumanova, Forum of women’s NGOs of Kyrgyzstan;

 

2 March 2011, panel «Eyes on Gender: Regional Perspectives on the Impact of the Financial Crisis», sponsored from AWID, Social Watch and DAWN. Speaker from Kyrgyzstan- Nurgul Dzhanaeva, president of the Forum of women’s NGOs of Kyrgyzstan;

 

2 March 2011, panel «Non-Formal economic Activities of Women Living in Conflict Affected Areas», sponsored by APWW. Speakers from Kyrgyzstan- Nurgul Dzhanaeva, president of the Forum of women’s NGOs of Kyrgyzstan and Avazkan Ormonova, Public Foundation of DIA.