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EGM on Rethinking and Strengthening Social Development in the Contemporary World, 17-18 July 2014

Tuesday, 15 July 2014
The Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) is organizing an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on “Rethinking and Strengthening Social Development in the Contemporary World: Progress in advancing social development and lessons learned” at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 17 – 18 July 2014. The meeting is convened ...
EGM on Rethinking and Strengthening Social Development in the Contemporary World, 17-18 July 2014
 
 

Fifth Session of the Open Ended Working Group on Ageing on 30 July – 1 August 2014, Conference Room 1

Monday, 14 July 2014
The Fifth Session of the Open Ended Working Group on Ageing from 30 July – 1 August 2014. The Working Group was established by the General Assembly by resolution 65/182 on 21 December 2010. In the context of the Open Ended Working Group, Member States, Civil Society Representatives and experts ...
Fifth Session of the Open Ended Working Group on Ageing on 30 July – 1 August 2014, Conference Room 1
Posted in : Ageing
 
 

Defining comprehensive indicators for youth development

Monday, 30 June 2014
DSPD Focal Point on Youth participated in an expert group meeting on youth indicators in the Context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda convened by the Commonwealth Secretariat in London, with input from UNDESA and UN HABITAT (19-20 June 2014). The Expert Group Meeting examined global progress on youth indicators, indices ...
Defining comprehensive indicators for youth development
Posted in : Youth
 
 

International Day of Cooperatives, 10 July 2014

Thursday, 26 June 2014
Cooperative enterprises put social justice and equity at the heart of economic progress.  As member-owned, member-run and member-serving businesses, cooperatives empower people to collectively realize their economic aspirations, while strengthening their social and human capital and developing their communities. To celebrate the International Day of Cooperatives this year, UNDESA-DSPD in partnership ...
International Day of Cooperatives, 10 July 2014
Posted in : Cooperatives
 
 

Placing youth and mental health in the spotlight

Thursday, 19 June 2014
Under the slogan “Mental Health Matters”, International Youth Day (IYD) on 12 August will be celebrated this year with a focus on youth and mental health. In the lead-up to the day, people from across the globe are encouraged to help raise awareness on this topic by joining efforts on ...
Placing youth and mental health in the spotlight
Posted in : Youth
 

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New Report on the World Social Situation (RWSS2013)
The Report on World Social Situation (RWSS) 2013: Inequality Matters, places special focus on policy and disadvantaged social groups, in addition to examining the consequences of high inequality. To learn more about the report click here.

 

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