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53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development, 4-13 February 2015

Thursday, 29 January 2015
The 53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD53) will take place from 4-13 February 2015 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.   The priority theme for the 2015-2016 review and policy cycle will be “Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world”.   More information at: http://bit.ly/csocd53 ...
53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development, 4-13 February 2015
Posted in : Poverty
 
 

Youth Flash Newsletter January 2015

Thursday, 22 January 2015
This issue of Youth Flash features the article "Water: A key for sustainable development" written by Stefan Knights, a lawyer in training who is currently serving as UNEP's Youth Advisor for Latin America and the Caribbean. The current article reflects on the importance of water and the progress that global ...
Youth Flash Newsletter January 2015
Posted in : Youth
 
 

Expert Group Meeting on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 27-29 January 2015

Monday, 12 January 2015
The Expert Group Meeting on the theme “Dialogue on an optional protocol to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”, to be based on the study prepared on that topic (E/C.19/2014/7) and having a focus on land, territories and resource rights, together with all of the rights ...
Expert Group Meeting on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 27-29 January 2015
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CSocD53 Report: Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world

Monday, 05 January 2015
The report has been prepared in response to ECOSOC resolution 2014/3, in which the Council decided that the priority theme for the 2015-2016 review and policy cycle of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD) would be “Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world”.    The report provides an assessment of ...
CSocD53 Report: Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world
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International Human Solidarity Day, 20 December 2014

Friday, 19 December 2014
This year, the International Human Solidarity Day (IHSD) is celebrated under the theme “Moving together as one: Solidarity as the foundation of the UN development agenda beyond 2015”. IHSD serves to remind us about the importance of solidarity for the achievement of the international agreements on social development, including programmes of action ...
International Human Solidarity Day, 20 December 2014
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Video of the Opening Session of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 3 December 2014. Follow us on Twitter @undesadspd using hashtags: #IDPD, #accessibletech and #UNEnable.


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CSocD53

Commission for Social Development (CSocD)

CSocD53 will take place from 4-13 February 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York. The priority theme is “Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world”.

Read more: bit.ly/csocd53 
NGO Participation: bit.ly/ngo-csocd53

 

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The 2013 World Youth Report
The 2013 World Youth Report offers a broad understanding of the situation of young migrants from the perspective of young migrants themselves. Learn more about the report.