On February 1st,  the Deputy Permanent Representative preside the third panel as Vice-Chairperson of the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, entitled “Impact of sustainable infrastructure on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls”.

The panel discussion was part of the Multi-Stakeholder Forum activities series of the United Nations Women’s and Gender Equality (UN Women’s), and was attended by a large number of delegates from Member States, representatives of United Nations committees, bodies, specialized agencies and civil society institutions.

The Forum will be held to exchange ideas and experiences related to the main themes of the Commission’s work program, namely the three pillars of social protection, public services for women and girls and sustainable infrastructure, within the framework of preparations for the meetings of the Commission on the Status of Women in March.