World Summit for Social Development

Economic and Social Development at the United Nations

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At the end of their deliberations, the delegates at the Summit agreed on the adoption of the Copenhagen Declaration on Social Development, and the Programme of Action of the World Summit for Social Development. 

A/CONF.166/9: Report of the World Summit for Social Development (also includes the Copenhagen Declaration and Programme of Action). You can view this report in any of the following languages:

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Copenhagen Declaration on Social Development


Part A. Current Social Situation and reasons for convening the Summit

Part B. Principles and Goals

Part C. Commitments

Programme of Action of the World Summit for Social Development


Chapter 1: An Enabling Environment for Social Development

Chapter 2: Eradication of Poverty

Chapter 3: Expansion of Productive Employment and Reduction of Unemployment

Chapter 4: Social Integration

Chapter 5: Implementation and Follow-up

2000 United Nations. 21 August 2000.