The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet is seeking applications from all interested individuals, academics and representatives of non-government organisations to be included on the official Australian Government delegation to the 62nd session of the United Nations (UN) Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) to be held in New York from 12-23 March 2018.
CSW is the highest level international forum on gender equality and women’s empowerment which meets annually in New York.
- The priority theme for CSW62: Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls.
- The review theme for CSW62: Participation in and access of women to the media, and information and communications technologies and their impact on and use as an instrument for the advancement and empowerment of women.
All applicants will be assessed based on their individual merits, and with due consideration to fostering diversity within the delegation. In order to ensure a broad range of views are represented on the delegation, the Australian Government encourages all genders from diverse backgrounds to apply including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people with disabilities.
Up to two non-government delegates will be selected.
Applications close 11.59pm Sunday 17th September 2017.
For more information on how to apply please see the application pack.