The 80th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) will take place from 18 October to 12 November 2021 at Palais des Nations, in Conference Room XXIII.
► During the first week of the session, the CEDAW Committee will consider
► During the second week of the session, the CEDAW Committee will consider
► During the third week of the session, the CEDAW Committee will consider
Please note that Conference Room XXIII is not open to the public, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions that remain in place. However, remote participation by CEDAW experts, State delegations, UN entities, NHRIs and NGOs via Zoom is possible in relevant meetings during the 80th session and all public meetings of the Committee will be webcast live on the following website: https://webtv.un.org/meetings-events
For further information, please consult the webpage for the 80th session.
For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 measures at the Palais des Nations, please visit the UN Geneva website.
Due to COVID-19, meeting participants who within the last 14 days have been in close contact with a person tested positive for COVID-19, may only join meetings remotely and not in person. In this case or if you have any cold- or flu-type symptoms, however mild, access to the Palais des Nations is not authorized.
Please note that, if you are diagnosed with COVID-19 within 14 days of your last presence at the CEDAW meeting – even if you have already left Switzerland – you have a responsibility to inform the organizing secretariat focal point or the UNOG Medical Service.
The focal point for this meeting is Jamila Seerathun, email: Jamila.firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: + 41 (0) 22 917 8524.
The UNOG Medical Service can be contacted by phone +41 (0)22 917 25 20.