United Nations Social Development Network (UNSDN)
World Youth Report 2013
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Report on the World Social Situation 2013
World Conference on Indigenous Peoples
International Day of Older Persons
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.
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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.
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