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Human Rights Council 46th Session

22 February - 23 March
virtual
Free

46th Session of the Human Rights Council: February 22 to March 23, 2021 The Human Rights Council holds no fewer than three regular sessions a year, for a total of at least ten weeks. They take place in March (four weeks), June (three weeks) and September (three weeks). If one third of the Member States
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65th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

15 March - 26 March
virtual
Free

The sixty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 15 to 26 March 2021. {Click here for information on the Virtual NGO CSW65 Virtual Forum}  Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the
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08:00

CSW 65: How to Challenge and Change a Social Norm?

17 March @ 08:00 - 09:30 EDT
worldwide/virtual
Free

Gender injustice is deep-rooted in social norms. Social norms are the values defined by a group and to which members of the group are expected to comply, otherwise risking disapproval, marginalization and/or exclusion. Religion and culture have a strong influence on the definition of social norms, including those relating to gender. At any given moment,
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14:00

An NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace, and Security Discussion: Spending to Increase Nuclear Danger

17 March @ 14:00 - 15:30 UTC+0
worldwide/virtual
Free

Join the NGO Committee on Disarmament, Peace, and Security as we discuss how in the midst of an economic and public health crisis, the US is set to spend hundreds of billions on new nuclear weapons which could never be used, add nothing to national security, and actually increase the risk of nuclear war. Funding
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