29 February 2020
The NGO Committee on the Status of Women from Latin America and the Caribbean -NGO
CSW LAC- considering the February 28 th UN General Secretary message about the CSW64
meeting, based on the increase of the COVID 19 epidemic and the WHO classification of the
international Health Emergency as risk4, we:
1. Recommend not to travel to New York to attend the CSW64 because it is a high risk to be
infected and/or to be in quarantine or unable to leave New York due to travel restrictions
adopted by countries.
2. NOT TO ACCEPT to have an abbreviate CSW64 meeting with the sole participation of the
3. CLAIM CSW64’s postponing for the second semester of 2020.
4. URGE the governments of our region to support the postponement of CSW64 next
Monday March 2 nd at the meeting in UN Commission.
Read the complete statement HERE
CSW64 must be postpone, NO to a short meeting