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Commission for Social Development

The Commission for Social Development (CSocD) is the key United Nations body for the implementation of the outcome of the 1995 World Summit for Social Development.
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International Day

The General Assembly declared 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and invited all States to promote concrete activities with regard to the eradication of poverty and destitution.
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Second UN Decade on Poverty

In December 2007, the General Assembly proclaimed the Second UN Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017) reiterating that eradicating poverty was the greatest global challenge facing the world.
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Employment & Decent Work

At the 2005 World Summit, countries committed to make the goals of full and productive employment and decent work for all a central objective of national and international policies in an effort to reduce poverty.
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