57th Session of the Commission for Social Development

57th Session of the Commission for Social Development

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.

Live Webcast View all CSocD57 events on the UN Web TV website.

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Final Report

Report on the fifty-seventh session
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Chair’s Summaries

 

Informal Briefing

An informal briefing was convened by the Acting Chair (Iraq), on the preparations of the CSocD57. The briefing took place on 17 January 2019 at UN Headquarters in New York. Highlights of the CSocD57 by Ms. Daniela Bas, Director, Division for Inclusive Social Development, UNDESA
 

Priority Theme 

Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection policies
 

Emerging Issues

  • Empowerment of people affected by natural and human-made disasters to reduce inequality: Addressing the differential impact on persons with disabilities, older persons and youth

 

 

Members of the Bureau

CSocD57 Bureau Members

The Bureau of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD) plays a vital role in facilitating the preparation for, and in ensuring the successful outcome of the session. The Bureau for the 57the session (2019) comprises the following members:

Function Name Country
Chairperson
Mr. Cheikh Niang (designate) Senegal
Vice-Chairpersons Ms. Sama Salem Poules Iraq
Ms. Carolina Popovici (designate)
Republic of Moldova
Ms. Helen von Ernst (designate)
Iceland
Mr. Fabricio Araújo Prado (designate) Brazil

 

CSocD57

 

Organization of the Session

 

High-level Panel Discussions 

Priority theme: “Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection policies”, Monday 11 Feb. 3pm -6pm List of Panellists | Presentations:

Ministerial Forum on Social Protection, Tuesday 12 Feb. 10am –1pm | List of Panellists

Emerging issues: The empowerment of people affected by natural and human‐made disasters to reduce inequality: Addressing the differential impact on persons with disabilities, older persons and youth, Wednesday 13 Feb. 10am -1pm | List of Panellists | Presentations:

Interactive dialogue with senior officials of the UN System on the priority theme, Wednesday 13 Feb. 3pm -6pm |  List of Panellists | Presentations:

 

Civil Society Forum

  • The Civil Society Forum will take place on Friday 15 February in conference room 4 from 10am-1pm and 3-6pm. The theme this year is “Social Protection and Transformative Fiscal and Wage Policy”.

 

Statements

 

Draft Resolutions:

 

Official Documents:

 

Preparations

 

Side Events

 

NGO Participation

 

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