Press Releases: U.S. Delegation to the 62nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

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Media Note

Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC

March 9, 2018

The Department of State is pleased to announce the U.S. Delegation attending the 62nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), to be held March 12-23, 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The CSW’s annual two-week session is the UN’s most important annual meeting on women’s issues. Representatives of the CSW’s 45 member governments, along with officials from other governments and participants from several thousand civil society organizations worldwide, convene to discuss ways to improve women’s lives. The theme of this year’s session is “Challenges and Opportunities in Achieving Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Rural Women and Girls.”

Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, will serve as the Head of Delegation. Ambassador Kelley E. Currie, United States Representative to the UN Economic and Social Council, will serve as the Deputy Head of Delegation.

Other members of the U.S. Delegation include senior officials and technical experts from the Department of State, the Department of Labor, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the United States Agency for International Development.

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