The Department of State is pleased to announce the U.S. Delegation attending the 56th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, to be held from February 27 through March 9, 2012 at UN Headquarters in New York.
They will be accompanied by seven Public Delegates.
Other members of the U.S. Delegation include technical experts from the Department of State, the United States Mission to the United Nations, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Department of Agriculture, as well as a senior official from the White House.
The theme of this year’s session is the empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges.
For more information, please visit: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/csw/56sess.htm
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