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To register your parallel event through NGO CSW, visit their webpage here, and note that there is an $80 fee and the deadline is Nov. 25!

Ecumenical Women at the United Nations has submitted its joint statement to the CSW.  You can read it here!  We will let you know when it is translated and officially posted by UN Women.

Official sign-ons by EW members with ECOSOC status:

Anglican Consultative Council
Association of Presbyterian Women of Aotearoa (New Zealand)
Church Women United
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Society of Catholic Medical Missionaries
The Salvation Army
General Board of Church and Society, the United Methodist Church
Women’s Division, General Board of Global Ministries, the United Methodist Church
World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women.

Unofficial Sign-ons: EW members with DPI or no UN status: 
Anglican Women’s Empowerment
The Episcopal Church
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.
Presbyterian Women in the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.

The registration deadline for the consultation day offered by the NYC Non-Governmental Committee on the Status of Women is November 25!  You can read more and register online here.

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