About Us

 

About UNDESA Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD)


Who We Are

The Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) is part of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) of the United Nations  Secretariat. The Division seeks to strengthen international cooperation for social development, particularly in the areas of poverty eradication,  productive employment and decent work and the social inclusion of older persons, youth, family, persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples, persons  marginalized from society and development.