Commission for Social Development Concludes Fifty-fifth Session

57th Session of the Commission for Social Development, 11-21 February 2019

The fifty-seventh session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD57) will take place from 11 to 21 February 2019, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.  The Commission is the advisory body responsible for the social development pillar of global development. The priority theme this year is “Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection policies”.

The Commission will review relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups:

  • Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities
  • World Programme of Action for Youth
  • Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002
  • Family issues, policies, and programmes

NGO Participation:

  • UNDESA DISD facilitates the participation of NGOs in the sessions of the CSocD. NGOs that are accredited to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) may designate representatives to attend the annual sessions of the CSocD. Learn more about the UN ECOSOC accreditation.

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