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Commission for Social Development
Fifty-Fifth Session

Wednesday, 01 February, 2017 - Friday, 10 February, 2017, New York
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Programme

This session has concluded

Recent Meetings

11th meeting

1.     Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3]

Introduction of and action on draft resolution E/CN.5/2017/L.5

(b)      Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups (E/CN.5/2017/4)

(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 (E/CN.5/2017/5)

(iv)     Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002 (E/CN.5/2017/6)

(v)      Family issues, policies and programmes

Introduction of and action on draft resolutions E/CN.5/2017/L.3 and E/CN.5/2017/L.4

2.     Provisional agenda for the fifty-sixth session of the Commission (E/CN.5/2017/L.1) [item 5]

3.     Adoption of the report of the Commission on its fifty-fifth session (E/CN.5/2017/L.2) [item 6]

4.     Closure of the fifty-fifth session

 

  • Feb 10 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
10th meeting

Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3]

(a)      Priority theme: strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all (E/CN.5/2017/3, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/1, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/2, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/3, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/4, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/5, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/6, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/7, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/8, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/9, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/10, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/11, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/12, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/13, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/14, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/15, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/16, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/17, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/18, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/19, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/20, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/21, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/22, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/23, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/24, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/25, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/26, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/27, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/28, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/29, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/30, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/31, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/32, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/33, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/34, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/35, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/36, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/37, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/38, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/39, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/40, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/41, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/42, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/43, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/44, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/45, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/46, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/47, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/48, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/49, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/50, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/51, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/52, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/53, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/54, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/55, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/56, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/57, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/58, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/59, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/60, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/61, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/62, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/63, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/64, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/65, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/66, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/67, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/68, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/69, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/70, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/71, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/72, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/73, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/74 and E/CN.5/2017/NGO/75)

Continuation and conclusion of the general discussion

(b)      Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups (A/70/61–E/2015/3)

(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

Continuation and conclusion of the general discussion

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  • Feb 07 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
9th meeting

1.     Programme questions and other matters (E/CN.5/2017/CRP.1) [item 4]

(a)      Proposed programme of work of the Secretariat for the biennium 2018-2019

(b)      United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (E/CN.5/2017/8 and E/CN.5/2017/9)

Introductory statement, followed by question time

2.     Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3]

(a)      Priority theme: rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world

Continuation and conclusion of the general discussion

(b)      Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups (A/70/61–E/2015/3)

(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

Continuation and conclusion of the general discussion

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  • Feb 06 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
8th meeting

Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3]

(a)      Priority theme: strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all (E/CN.5/2017/3, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/1, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/2, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/3, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/4, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/5, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/6, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/7, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/8, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/9, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/10, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/11, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/12, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/13, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/14, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/15, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/16, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/17, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/18, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/19, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/20, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/21, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/22, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/23, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/24, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/25, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/26, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/27, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/28, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/29, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/30, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/31, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/32, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/33, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/34, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/35, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/36, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/37, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/38, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/39, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/40, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/41, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/42, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/43, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/44, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/45, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/46, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/47, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/48, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/49, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/50, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/51, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/52, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/53, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/54, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/55, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/56, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/57, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/58, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/59, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/60, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/61, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/62, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/63, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/64, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/65, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/66, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/67, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/68, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/69, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/70, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/71, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/72, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/73, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/74 and E/CN.5/2017/NGO/75)

Continuation of the general discussion

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  • Feb 06 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
7th meeting

Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty -fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3]

(b)  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 ( E/CN.5/2017/4)

      (ii) Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

      (iii) World Programme of Action for Youth (E/CN.5/2017/5)

      (iv) Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002 ( E/CN.5/2017/6)

      (v) Family issues, policies and programmes

      General discussion

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  • Feb 03 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
6th meeting

Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty -fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3]

(b)  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 ( E/CN.5/2017/4)

      (ii) Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

      (iii) World Programme of Action for Youth (E/CN.5/2017/5)

      (iv) Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002 ( E/CN.5/2017/6)

      (v) Family issues, policies and programmes

      Panel discussion on “Leaving no one behind: poverty and disability”

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  • Feb 03 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
5th meeting

Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3]

(a)  Priority theme: strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all (E/CN.5/2017/3, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/1, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/2, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/3, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/4, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/5, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/6, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/7, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/8, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/9, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/10, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/11, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/12, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/13, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/14, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/15, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/16, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/17, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/18, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/19, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/20, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/21, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/22, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/23, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/24, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/25, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/26, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/27, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/28, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/29, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/30, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/31, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/32, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/33, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/34, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/35, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/36, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/37, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/38, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/39, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/40, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/41, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/42, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/43, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/44, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/45, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/46, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/47, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/48, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/49, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/50, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/51, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/52, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/53, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/54, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/55, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/56, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/57, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/58, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/59, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/60, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/61, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/62, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/63, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/64, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/65, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/66, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/67, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/68, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/69, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/70, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/71, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/72, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/73, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/74 and E/CN.5/2017/NGO/75)

General discussion (on 3 (a)) continued

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  • Feb 02 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
4th meeting

Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3]

(c)   Emerging issues: promoting integrated policies for poverty eradication: youth development in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (E/CN.5/2017/7)

Panel discussion on “Promoting Integrated Policies for Poverty Eradication: Youth Development in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”

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  • Feb 02 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
3rd meeting

Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3]

(a)      Priority theme: strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all (E/CN.5/2017/3)

High-level panel discussion on “Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all”

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  • Feb 01 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
2nd meeting

1.     Opening of the regular session

2.     Election of officers [item 1]

Introductory statements

President of the General Assembly

President of the Economic and Social Council

Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development

3.     Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters (E/CN.5/2017/1/Rev.1) [item 2]

4.     Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3]

(a)      Priority theme: strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all (E/CN.5/2017/3, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/1, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/2, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/3, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/4, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/5, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/6, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/7, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/8, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/9, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/10, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/11, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/12, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/13, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/14, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/15, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/16, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/17, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/18, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/19, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/20, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/21, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/22, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/23, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/24, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/25, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/26, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/27, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/28, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/29, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/30, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/31, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/32, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/33, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/34, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/35, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/36, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/37, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/38, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/39, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/40, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/41, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/42, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/43, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/44, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/45, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/46, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/47, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/48, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/49, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/50, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/51, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/52, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/53, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/54, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/55, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/56, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/57, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/58, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/59, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/60, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/61, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/62, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/63, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/64, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/65, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/66, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/67, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/68, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/69, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/70, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/71, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/72, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/73, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/74 and E/CN.5/2017/NGO/75)

(b)      Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups (E/CN.5/2017/4)

(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 (E/CN.5/2017/5)

(iv)     Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002 (E/CN.5/2017/6)

(v)      Family issues, policies and programmes

(c)      Emerging issues: promoting integrated policies for poverty eradication: youth development in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (E/CN.5/2017/7)

Introductory statement

Presentation of the outcome of the civil society forum

Presentation by a youth representative

General discussion (on item 3 (a))

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  • Feb 01 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)