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Strengthening social development to fight poverty through the use of new technologies

Wednesday, 09 April 2014
New technologies are powerful tools for poverty eradication, economic, sustainable and social development. They help disseminate valuable information on public services, health care, education and training, livelihoods and rights, and also connect individuals and groups with one another, thereby improving social inclusion; and facilitating citizen participation. By using new technologies, poor ...
Strengthening social development to fight poverty through the use of new technologies
Posted in : Civil Soceity
 
 

7th Session of the Conference of States Parties, 10-12 June 2014

Monday, 07 April 2014
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was adopted by the General Assembly by its resolution 61/106 of 13 December 2006. It came into force on 3 May 2008 upon the 20th ratification. Article 40 of the Convention stipulates that “The States Parties shall meet regularly in a ...
7th Session of the Conference of States Parties, 10-12 June 2014
Posted in : Disabilities
 
 

World Autism Awareness Day, 2 April 2014

Monday, 31 March 2014
World Autism Awareness Day was designated by the General Assembly resolution 62/139 adopted in 2007. The Day raises awareness of autism on all levels of society and encourages participation of Member States, civil society, private and public organizations and the UN system. The theme of this year's Day is "Opening ...
World Autism Awareness Day, 2 April 2014
Posted in : Disability
 
 

2014 Social Forum of the Human Rights Council

Monday, 31 March 2014
The 2014 Social Forum of the Human Rights Council will take place from 1 to 3 April 2014 in the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, in accordance with paragraph 6 of Human Rights Council resolution 24/25 entitled “The Social Forum”. The theme this year is "the rights of older persons, including best ...
2014 Social Forum of the Human Rights Council
Posted in : Ageing
 
 

Moving the social agenda forward

Tuesday, 25 March 2014
After ten days of work, the Commission for Social Development (CSocD) completed its 52nd session on the priority theme: "Promoting empowerment of people in achieving poverty eradication, social integration and full employment and decent work for all." Six draft resolutions were approved for adoption by the Economic and Social Council, ...
Moving the social agenda forward
 

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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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