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Follow-up to the Social Summit +5

Geneva 2000

24th special session of the United Nations General AssemblyGeneva  26 June - 1 July 2000

Follow-up by the General Assembly:

While the Commission for Social Development is the main intergovernmental body responsible for following up the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and the special session, the General Assembly annually holds a general debate and adopts a resolution on this issue.

Follow-up activities by the UN system:

The Division for Social Policy and Development has prepared a compilation of summaries of reports from agencies within the UN system on follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the special session. 

Follow-up by the Division for Social Policy and Development:

Apart from supporting and encouraging Governments, civil society, the private sector and agencies of the United Nations system in their implementation of the outcome of the Social Summit and the special session, the Division itself has undertaken a number of follow-up initiatives.