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Our Divisions: Division for Inclusive Social Development

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The Division provides capacity development support to governments in devising multidisciplinary operational strategies that promote equitable social and economic development. The Division’s approach to technical cooperation strengthens social groups’ capacity to achieve well-being through greater inclusion and more active participation in society. The Division’s work is vital for the social pillar of sustainable development, in particular for SDG Goal 1 on “End poverty in all its forms everywhere”.




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