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Social Inclusion of Youth with Mental Health Conditions

Thursday, 21 August 2014
In General Assembly resolution A/RES/50/81 the World Programme of Action for Youth, Member States were called upon to address health issues of young people. In this context, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs has prepared a publication on the emerging issue of the Social Inclusion of Youth with Mental ...
Social Inclusion of Youth with Mental Health Conditions
Posted in : Youth
 
 

A disability-inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond

Thursday, 19 June 2014
On 23 September 2013, the General Assembly convened the first ever High Level Meeting on "the Realization of the MDGs and other internationally agreed development goals for persons with disabilities." During the opening segment, Member States unanimously adopted the Outcome Document, which is reproduced in this brochure. To Read the brochure, ...
A disability-inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond
Posted in : Disabilities
 
 

2013 World Youth Report: Youth and Migration

Wednesday, 19 February 2014
The 2013 World Youth Report offers a broad understanding of the situation of young migrants from the perspective of young migrants themselves. The report highlights some of the concerns, challenges and successes experienced by young migrants based on their own lives and told in their own voices. The report focuses largely ...
2013 World Youth Report: Youth and Migration
Posted in : Youth
 
 

The Report on the World Social Situation: Inequality Matters

Tuesday, 31 December 2013
The 2013 Report on World Social Situation: Inequality Matters brings attention to inequality, with a particular focus on policies and the disadvantaged social groups. Tracing the recent trends and the consequences of inequality, the Report shows that inequality matters not only for people living in poverty, but also for the ...
The Report on the World Social Situation: Inequality Matters
 
 

The Twin Challenges of Reducing Poverty and Creating Employment

Friday, 27 December 2013
This E-publication is based on papers presented at two Expert Group Meetings (jointly organized by DSPD and the ILO) that brought together specialists to undertake a review of progress in eradicating poverty and to analyse policy responses to the global jobs crisis in different countries and regions of the world. ...
The Twin Challenges of Reducing Poverty and Creating Employment
 
 

Accessibility and Development - Mainstreaming disability in the post-2015 development agenda

Tuesday, 24 December 2013
The publication reviews the concept of accessibility and its role in achieving inclusive and sustainable development. It propositions that accessibility be, not only a means and a goal of inclusive development, but also an enabler of an improved, participative economic and social environment for all members of society, including persons ...
Accessibility and Development - Mainstreaming disability in the post-2015 development agenda
 
 

Social Inclusion of Youth with Mental Health Conditions

Friday, 20 December 2013
In General Assembly resolution A/RES/50/81 the World Programme of Action for Youth, Member States were called upon to address health issues of young people. In this context, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs has prepared a publication on the emerging issue of the Social Inclusion of Youth with Mental ...
Social Inclusion of Youth with Mental Health Conditions
Posted in : Youth
 
 

Neglect, Abuse and Violence against Older Women

Wednesday, 18 December 2013
The objective of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing (MIPAA) was the elimination of all forms of neglect, abuse and violence against older persons (MIPAA, 2002).    The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA), together with its focal point on ageing in the Division for Social Policy ...
Neglect, Abuse and Violence against Older Women
Posted in : Ageing
 
 

Online survey on promoting empowerment of people

Thursday, 21 March 2013
UNDESA-DSPD, from 8 August to 5 September 2012, conducted a global online survey to gather inputs for consideration by the 51st session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD), which took place from 6 to 15 February 2013. The survey enabled the public worldwide to respond to a set of questions ...
Online survey on promoting empowerment of people
Posted in : Poverty
 
 

Empowerment: What does it mean to you?

Friday, 22 February 2013
The “Definitions of Empowerment” represents a collaborative effort, made possible by the answers received from people all over the world on the Empowerment theme. Their invaluable contributions were essential for the preparation of the Empowerment Publication. In order to collect people’s ideas and experiences, the Division for Social Policy and Development ...
Empowerment: What does it mean to you?
 
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