UN CSW 60 Cohort Events

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The Lutheran World Federation Delegation at the 60th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Events sponsored by the ELCA Young Adult Cohort 

Meet Up at the Intersection
Monday, March 14: 5:00 pm – 6:30 p.m.
Tuttles Bar and Grill, 735 2nd Avenue

Connect with young adults from around the country who are interested in exploring the intersections of faith, justice and culture. Intersectionality is a lens used to view various types of inequalities. Engage in conversation and networking as young adult of faith. Free food, cash bar!

Worship: “Then the daughters came forward…to claim what belonged to them”
Wednesday March 16: 8:00 am -8:45 a.m.
Church Center United Nations, Chapel, 777 UN Plaza (44th street/1st Ave)

Every morning during CSW, one member organization of Ecumenical Women prepares a morning worship referring to one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The topics of the Lutheran worship will be the areas of “Gender Equality and Reduced Inequalities”. On the basis of Numbers 27:1-11, Lutheran Delegates from all over the world prepare this worship for all who are interested.

Events sponsored by Lutheran World Federation

Developing a Common Feminist Faith Discourse to Achieve Gender Equality

Monday, March 14 – 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Baha’i International Community (866 United Nations Plaza)
Sponsored by: YWCA, ACT Alliance, World Council of Churches, Lutheran World Federation, Christian Aid, Norwegian Church Aid, United Methodist Women

Forced Migration, Human Trafficking, and Child Soldiers: How ISIL is Exploiting the Conflict in the Middle East

Tuesday, March 15 – 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Chapel of the Church Center at the United Nations (777 United Nations Plaza)
Sponsored by: Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Council, World Council of Churches, Lutheran Office for World Community

Engaging Faith Communities to Implement SDGs: Achieving Gender Justice and Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls

Wednesday, March 16 – 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
United Nations Headquarters
Sponsored by: UN Women, The Lutheran World Federation, Islamic Relief Worldwide, YWCA

Faith at the Crossroads of Sustainable Development and Sustained Gender-Based Violences

Wednesday, March 16 – 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm
Church Center at the United Nations, 10th Floor (777 United Nations Plaza)
Sponsored by: The Lutheran World Federation and ACT Alliance


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