Please note that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic situation, many meetings and conferences have been postponed or are taking place virtually. Some locations have resumed limited in-person meetings which comply with local public health instructions for social distancing. Participants will receive detailed information about attending the meeting from the organizer.

Veuillez prendre note qu'en réponse à la situation de la pandémie COVID-19, de nombreuses réunions et conférences ont été reportées ou se déroulent virtuellement. Dans certains sites, la présence en personne aux réunions a été limitée, conformément aux instructions de la santé publique locale pour la distanciation sociale. Les participants recevront, de la part de l'organisateur, des informations détaillées sur la procédure à suivre pour participer à la réunion.

** In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation and taking the latest guidance from the United Nations Secretary-General and the World Health Organization, the CSocD59 will take place this year ONLINE.

Participants should avoid making travel plans. Thank you for your continuing engagement and interest in the work of the Commission for Social Development. For more information about COVID-19, please visit **

The 59th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD59) will take place virtually from 8 to 17 February 2021 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Commission is the advisory body responsible for the social development pillar of global development.

Priority Theme

Socially just transition towards sustainable development: the role of digital technologies on social development and well-being of all.

Provisional Agenda

Provisional agenda and documentation for the 59th session of the Commission
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United Nations Headquarters
New York, USA

Virtual (ONLINE), United Nations Headquarters

Starts Feb 8, 2021 10:00
Ends Feb 17, 2021 18:00
Registration for this event is now open
Deadline: Jan 27, 2021