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Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development

Thursday, 28 August 2014
Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development

The new report of the Secretary-General on the "Implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty - fourth special session of the General Assembly" highlights effective policies and strategies for an empowering approach to policymaking, namely, an approach aimed at creating an enabling environment for people to empower themselves through comprehensive strategies to enhance the capacities and abilities of individuals and groups, ensure inclusive institutions and governance processes and promote non-discrimination. It also addresses the special needs of Africa and the least developed countries, progress made in the implementation of programmes related to social groups and social integration, and means to strengthen the social dimension of sustainable development.

The report concludes with a set of recommendations for the consideration of the General Assembly in order to strengthen the social pillar of sustainable development.

More information at: http://bit.ly/1nIKmT5


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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”.

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