53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development

At its fifty-third regular session, held from 4 to 13 February 2015, the Commission for Social Development (CSocD53) considered the priority theme for its 2015-2016 review and policy cycle, “Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world”. The Commission also reviewed relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups and the social dimensions of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development

During its eight-day session, in addition to its general discussions, the Commission convened two panel discussions, one on the priority theme and the other on item 3 (c) of its agenda, namely, Emerging issues: contributions of social development to the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to the sustainable development goals. In addition, the Commission convened a commemorative event for the twentieth anniversary of the World Summit for Social Development, which had been held in Copenhagen from 6 to 12 March 1995.

Final Report on the 53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD53)
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Members of the Bureau

Function Name Country
Ms. Simona Mirela Miculescu
Ms. Janina Hasse-Mohsine 
Ms. Amina Smaila
Mr. Ronnie Habich Morales
  Mr. Do Hung Viet (designate) Vietnam

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