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Poverty Eradication Must Remain Central to Development

Monday, 20 October 2014
Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks of commemoration at the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty observance event on 17 October in New York: I thank the Permanent Missions of France and Burkina Faso, as well as the Fourth World Movement, for hosting this observance.  The goal of eradicating ...
Poverty Eradication Must Remain Central to Development
Posted in : Poverty
 
 

NGO Participation at the 53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development

Monday, 20 October 2014
The Fifty-Third Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD53) will take place from 4 to 13 February 2015 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Priority Theme of the session is "Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world".   On 3 February 2015, a day prior to the ...
NGO Participation at the 53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development
Posted in : Poverty
 
 

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2014

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
The 2014 Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) will be held on Friday, 17 October at United Nations Headquarters in New York, focusing on the theme - "Leave no one behind: think, decide and act together against extreme poverty". This year's event is organized in partnership with the International Movement ...
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2014
Posted in : Poverty
 
 

Outcome Document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
On 23 September 2014, the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP2014) approved an Outcome Document strengthening the rights for more than 370 million indigenous people worldwide. The Outcome Document supports the UN  Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, adopted by the General Assembly on 2007, and the commitments made in ...
Outcome Document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples
Posted in : Indigenous
 
 

Report of the Fifth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
The Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA) was established by the General Assembly on December 2010. The working group focuses on strengthening the protection of the human rights of older persons, by considering the existing international framework of the human rights of older persons and identifying possible gaps and how best ...
Report of the Fifth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
Posted in : Ageing
 

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