The UN has notified us with a statement today that due to concerns about COVID-19 transmission at CSW64, that all side events, official meetings etc. have been canceled. They will be holding a one-day event on March 9th only for some official delegates only.
The NGO group which runs the parallel events will also be canceling all their planned events.
In light of these cancellations and to ensure the safety of all our MBBI delegates, we will also be canceling all of our planned CSW64 events effective immediately. We will hopefully be holding another MBBI UNMWG delegation in July at the High-Level Political Forum that we hope you may consider attending.
In the meanwhile, we understand and appreciate some of you have made airline and hotel arrangements that need to be canceled. It may be helpful to provide airlines and hotels for non-refundable arrangements with a letter from the UN stating the conference is canceled due to COVID-19 risks. Here is the statement issued by the UN on the CSW64 website. https://www.unwomen.org/en/