The fifty-sixth 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. 

Priority Theme:
Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all

Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups: 
(i) World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons; 
(ii) Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons 
with Disabilities; 
(iii) World Programme of Action for Youth; 
(iv) Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002; 
(v) Family issues, policies and programmes; 

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Written Statements:
The deadline is CLOSED.

Oral Statements: 
The deadline is CLOSED.

Side Events: 
The deadline is CLOSED.


Conference Room 4, UNHQ

Starts Jan 29, 2018 10:00
Ends Feb 7, 2018 18:00