8–10 Oct 2024
United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC - BKK)
Asia/Bangkok timezone

Social Development Division (SDD)

The Eighth Session of the Committee on Social Development will be convened in-person at the United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, from 8 to 10 October 2024.

The Committee will focus on four areas of social development, namely: (1) future-proofing social protection systems in Asia and the Pacific in view of key megatrends including demographic trends, climate change and digitalization to address vulnerabilities and support sustainable social development, (2) building inclusive and comprehensive social protection systems in the face of emerging challenges as well as the Action Plan to Strengthen Regional Cooperation on Social Protection in Asia and the Pacific, endorsed by the Committee in October 2020, (3) social and economic challenges and opportunities associated with slower population growth and the shift towards a greater number and share of older persons, and (4) strengthening disability-inclusive development and disability rights, as well as Implementation of the Jakarta Declaration on the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2023-2032.

Committee on Social Development, Eighth Session | ESCAP (unescap.org)

United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC - BKK), Bangkok City, Thailand

If you have any questions related to this session of the Committee, please contact Mr. Srinivas Tata, Director of the Social Development Division, by email (escap-sdd@un.org) or telephone (+66 2 288 1513).

Registration for this event is currently open.