The annual session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65-2021) ended on March 26 in New York, at the UN headquarters.
The fourth independent extended delegation of Ukrainian women of the project ”Ukrainian Women in support of the UN” of NGO ICA Ukraine, affiliated member of the international community The Institute of Cultural Affairs International, which has a special consultative status ECOSOC in the UN took part in CSW65.
The delegation included 19 women leaders from Ukraine, Belarus and Poland, representatives of state and local government, business and civil society. The delegation was formed on the basis of voluntariness, independence of the participants’ own opinion, participatory management and cooperation.
Angelika Jarosławska Sapieha was honored to be a part of the delegation.
The main topic for discussion and consultation of CSW65 was: „Full and effective participation of women and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.”
In preparation for CSW65, the delegation formed its main message to the world’s community ”Women leaders. Strategic partnership. Collaboration”, which addresses the need to increase the influence of women at all levels of key decision-making and the introduction of new leadership, defined by indifference, empathy, love and care. The Delegation stated that it should promote the sustainable development of the Movement of Women’s Movements in order to increase women’s participation in advanced science, education and enlightenment; to enhance their economic participation, including in high-tech industries, business development, self-realization and our financial independence; to improve the psychological state of women and health in general.
Angelika Jarosławska Sapieha, as an international Peace Ambassador and global anti-landmine activist, emphasizes that human rights and gender equality are a priority in her mission. She presented to the sixty-fifth session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women the vision of our Delegation for the full and effective participation of women and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence.