29 January - 7 February: 56th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD56)
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. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are invited to attend the session.

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;

For more information on the session, please visit: http://bit.ly/un-csocd56
For more information on NGO participation, please visit: http://bit.ly/dspd-ngo-participation

If you have questions, please contact: ngo@un.org

More information: http://bit.ly/un-csocd56

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