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Youth System-Wide Action Plan

February 2018 | News, UN DESA, UN Entities, UNDP

The final report of the Youth System-Wide Action Plan “Youth-SWAP” is out. The report presents findings from the 2014-2016 Global Youth-SWAP Survey as well as narrative examples of  UN’s work in the field covering Brazil, China, Egypt, Haiti, Kyrgyzsta …

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Commission for Social Development 56th Session: “Strategies for Eradicating Poverty to Achieve Sustainable Development for All”

January 2018 | News, UN DESA, UN Entities

The 56th session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD56) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 29 January to 7 February 2018. Since the World Summit for Social Development held in Copenhagen in 1995, the commiss …