OCIC Call for Delegates to CSW67

Event Summary

OCIC plans to send a delegation of Council representatives to the first week of CSW67 that will include delegates from: OCIC’s YPH Hub; OCIC's GE Hub, members, and staff.

Event Details


The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is an intergovernmental, multi-sectoral platform for individuals, civil society, NGOs and government bodies to work together towards promoting and advancing women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women. CSW was officially established and mandated by ECOSOC resolution 11(II) of 21 June 1946.

The 67th session of the CSW will take place between March 6 – 17, 2023 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, U.S.A. This year’s themes include: 

  • Priority theme: Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls
  • Review theme: Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls

About the OCIC Delegation 

OCIC plans to send a delegation of Council representatives to the first week of CSW67 that will include: four funded delegates from OCIC’s Youth Policy-Makers 2022-2023 Hub; four funded delegates from OCIC’s Gender Equality Hub, Organizational or Network/Institutional membership; and two OCIC staff.

The OCIC delegation may also include additional Organizational or Network/Institutional member representatives that do not require funding and that do not have United Nations consultative status to ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council).

Through our participation at CSW67, OCIC extends its commitment to help advance holistic and accelerated progress on the sustainable development goals (SGDs) globally. 

The aim of our delegation will be to further the Councils’ strategic priorities to strengthen the capacity of our members; to increase multi-sectoral dialogue amongst leaders and practitioners, issue-specific experts, advocates, academics, funders and others; and to influence and inspire key decision makers and the public through transformative community and public engagement. 

Selected delegates are expected to participate in and contribute to a series of capacity building and dialogue sessions in preparation for, during, and following CSW67, and to actively engage in and co-create collective communications and engagement activities.

Application Process

Please review the OCIC Application for Delegates to CSW67 in advance of completing your submission, here: PDF / Word

Please note that applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee composed of staff, Youth Policy Makers Hub alumni and members of the Council, and all applicants can expect to hear back from OCIC by January 13, 2023.

The application submission deadlines are as follows: 

  • For OCIC Youth Policy Makers Hub 2022-2023 Applicants: December 19, 2022, 5:00 pm EST
  • For OCIC Gender Equality Hub, Organizational and Network/Institutional Member Applicants:  January 4, 2023, 5:00 pm EST

For more information on OCIC’s Delegate Applicant process, join us for a virtual info session December 14, 2022 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm EST.

Click here to apply to be an OCIC CSW67 Delegate.

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