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CSocD

Commemoration of 20th Anniversary of World Summit for Social Development
Since the WSSD 1995, the Commission for Social Development (CSocD) has been the key United Nations body in charge of the follow up and implementation of the Copenhagen Declaration and Programme of Action.

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Inter-Agency Network on Youth

Inter-Agency Network on Youth
The Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development (IANYD) is a network of UN entities, represented at the headquarters level, whose work is relevant to youth. The aim is to increase the effectiveness of UN work in youth development.

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WPAY

The United Nations youth agenda is guided by the World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY).
The World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY) provides a policy framework and practical guidelines for national action and international support to improve the situation of young people around the world.

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International Youth Day

UN Launches International Youth Year: "Dialogue and Mutual Understanding"
International Youth Day is commemorated every year on 12 August. The Focal Point on Youth selects a theme for the day with input from youth organizations and members of the UN Inter-Agency Network in Youth development.

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Youth Delegate Programme

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) meets with youth delegates of the sixty-ninth session of the General Assembly.
Youth delegates can participate in several intergovernmental meetings at the United Nations. Most official youth delegates participate in the General Assembly, but some also attend functional Commissions of the Economic and Social Council.. .

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