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13th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 12-23 May 2014

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
The 13th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues will take place from 12 to 23 May 2014 at UN Headquarters in New York. The special theme is "Principles of good governance consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: articles 3 to 6 ...
13th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 12-23 May 2014
Posted in : Civil Society
 
 

Youth Flash Newsletter, April 2014

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
This issue of Youth Flash features an article “Youth Advocate for Equitable Cities” written by Francis Anyaegbu, a youth champion currently serving as Africa’s representative on the UN-HABITAT Youth Advisory Board and chair of the Youth advisory Board’s Committee on the Post-2015 development agenda. The article focuses on the challenges ...
Youth Flash Newsletter, April 2014
Posted in : Youth
 
 

Report on the 52nd Session of the Commission for Social Development

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
At its fifty-second regular session, held on 15 February 2013 and from 11 to 21 February 2014, which was the policy year of the two-year review and policy cycle, the Commission for Social Development considered the priority theme, “Promoting empowerment of people in achieving poverty eradication, social integration and full employment ...
Report on the 52nd Session of the Commission for Social Development
 
 

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
 

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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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