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53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development

4-13 February 2015, UN Headquarters New York

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For Inclusion. For Equality. For People.

2015 Time for Global Action

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United Nations Social Development Network (UNSDN)

Empowering People through Knowledge Sharing

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Fourteenth Session of the Permanent Forum

United Nations Headquarters, New York City, 20 April – 1 May 2015

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World Youth Report

“Youth and Migration”

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8th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD

United Nations Headquarters, New York City, 9-11 June 2015

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Report on the World Social Situation

Inequality Matters

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Sixth Session of the Open Working Group on Ageing

14-16 July 2015, UN Headquarters New York

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Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the WSSD, 8 June 2015

lunes, 08 junio 2015

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will convene its Coordination and Management Meeting at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from June 8 – 10th 2015. The Council decided to dedicate the morning of June 8th 2015 for the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Summit. …

Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the WSSD, 8 June 2015

Posted in : Poverty

 
 

8th Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, 9-11 June 2015

miércoles, 03 junio 2015

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was adopted by the General Assembly by its resolution 61/106 of 13 December 2006. It came into force on 3 May 2008 upon the 20th ratification. Article 40 of the Convention stipulates that “The States Parties shall meet regularly in a …

8th Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, 9-11 June 2015

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EGM on “Strengthening Social Development in the Contemporary World”, 19-20 May 2015

martes, 02 junio 2015

UNDESA-DSPD is organizing an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on “Strengthening Social Development in the Contemporary World” in New York at United Nations Headquarters from 19 to 20 May 2015. 

 

The outcomes of the meeting will contribute to the work of the  54th session of the Commission for Social Development by providing …

EGM on

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EGM on “Family Policy Development: Achievements and Challenges”, 14-15 May 2015

martes, 02 junio 2015

DSPD Focal Point on the Family organized an International Expert Group Meeting (EGM) “Family Policy Development: Achievements and Challenges” at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 15 May 2015.

The meeting focused on changing families, family law reforms, violence in the family and their impact on family policy …

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Youth Flash May 2015

lunes, 01 junio 2015

This issue of Youth Flash features the article “Pine Nuts Are The People: Indigenous Youths’ Protection of Traditional Foods” written by E’Sha Hoferer, a member of the Agai Diccutta Numu (Trout Eater People), also known as the Walker River Paiute Tribe in Schurz, Nevada. 

 

His goal is to raise awareness for …

Youth Flash May 2015

Posted in : Youth