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Commission for Social Development
Fifty-Seventh Session

Monday, 11 February, 2019 - Thursday, 21 February, 2019, New York
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Programme Of The Day: Thursday, February 21, 2019

11th plenary meeting

Introduction of draft proposals

Action on draft proposals

Adoption of the provisional agenda for the 58th session of the Commission

Adoption of the report of the Commission at its 57th session

Closure of session 57 of the Commission

Opening of session 58 (for the sole purpose of election of officers)

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of their representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE portal.

For further information on the current and previous sessions of the Commission, please see link.

For information on the participation of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council in the work of the Commission, please see link.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least 1 hour(s) in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 30 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than 1 hour(s) before delivery of the statement.

Delegations are requested to inform the Secretariat of the accessibility requirements of delegates in order to facilitate participation in meetings; adjustments may be made to seating arrangements to enable the participation of persons with disabilities, in keeping with the rules of procedure, precedents and practices of the General Assembly.

The United Nations Accessibility Centre offers assistive information and communications technology to support those with auditory, visual or physical impairments. The assistive devices are available on-site or as a loan to participants with disabilities. The Accessibility Centre is located in the Conference Building (level 1B, by the Secretariat Building escalators).

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5, A/74/61-E/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/7, E/CN.5/2019/9, E/CN.5/2019/8, E/CN.5/2019/L.1/Rev.1, E/CN.5/2019/L.2, E/CN.5/2019/L.3, E/CN.5/2019/L.4, E/CN.5/2019/L.5 and E/CN.5/2019/L.6

  • Feb 21 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)

Agenda Item(s)

[ 5 ] Provisional agenda for the fifty-eighth session of the Commission
[ 6 ] Adoption of the report of the Commission on its fifty-seventh session

Related Documents

Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection policies

Report of the Secretary-General   |   E/CN.5/2019/3

Download: Official Document System

Accelerating the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by, for and with persons with disabilities

Report of the Secretary-General   |   E/CN.5/2019/4

Download: Official Document System

Emerging issues: Empowerment of people affected by natural and human-made disasters to reduce inequality: addressing the impacts on persons with disabilities, older persons and youth

  |   E/CN.5/2019/7

Download: Official Document System

Recent Meetings

10th plenary meeting

General discussion on item 3 (a) and (b) continued and concluded

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of their representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE portal.

The list of speakers is open.

Requests for inscription from permanent missions and observer States for the joint general discussion on sub-items 3 (a) and 3 (b) should be sent through the e-Speakers module of the e-deleGATE portal (please see link).

An automated e-mail acknowledgement will be sent within one hour of receipt of the request for inscription.

Delegations are advised that statements made by individual States should not exceed 7 minutes; statements made on behalf of a group of States should not exceed 12 minutes; statements made by intergovernmental organizations and UN System should not exceed 5 minutes; and statements made by non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council should not exceed 3 minutes. 

There will be no pre-established list of speakers for the panel discussions. 

Every effort will be made to accommodate Ministers and Vice-Ministers first, and delegations are encouraged to inform the Secretariat if any Ministers/Vice-Ministers are interested to intervene in any of the panel discussions.

 For further information on the current and previous sessions of the Commission, please see link.

For information on the participation of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council in the work of the Commission, please see link.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least 1 hour(s) in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 30 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than 1 hour(s) before delivery of the statement.

Delegations are requested to inform the Secretariat of the accessibility requirements of delegates in order to facilitate participation in meetings; adjustments may be made to seating arrangements to enable the participation of persons with disabilities, in keeping with the rules of procedure, precedents and practices of the General Assembly.

The United Nations Accessibility Centre offers assistive information and communications technology to support those with auditory, visual or physical impairments. The assistive devices are available on-site or as a loan to participants with disabilities. The Accessibility Centre is located in the Conference Building (level 1B, by the Secretariat Building escalators).

 Documents

E/EN.5/2019/1

E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1 ― Provisional annotated agenda and proposed organization of work ― Provisional agenda ― Corrigendum

E/CN.5/2019/2 ― Social dimensions of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development ― Report of the Secretary-General

E/CN.5/2019/3 ― Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection policies ― Report of the Secretary-General

E/CN.5/2019/4 ― Accelerating the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by, for and with persons with disabilities ― Report of the Secretary-General

E/CN.5/2019/5 ― Policies and programmes involving youth ― Report of the Secretary-General

A/74/61-E/2019/4 ― Implementation of the objectives of the International Year of the Family and its follow-up processes ― Report of the Secretary-General

E/CN.5/2019/7 ― Emerging issues: the empowerment of people affected by natural and human-made disasters to reduce inequality: addressing the differential impact on persons 

E/CN.5/2019/9 ― Programme questions and other matters: United Nations Research Institute for Social Development ― Nomination of members of the Board of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development ― Note by the Secretary-General

E/CN.5/2019/8 ― Report of the Board of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development ― Note by the Secretary-Genera

  • Feb 19 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
9th plenary meeting

Programme questions and other matters

  Proposed programme plan for 2020

  United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

 General discussion on item 3 (a) and (b) continued

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5 and A/74/61-E/2019/4

General discussion on item 3 (a) and (b) continued

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE Portal.

The list of speakers is open.

Requests for inscription from permanent missions and observer States for the joint general discussion on sub-items 3 (a) and 3 (b) should be sent through the e-Speakers module of the e-deleGATE Portal (please see link).

An automated e-mail acknowledgement will be sent within one hour of receipt of the request for inscription.

Delegations are advised that statements made by individual States should not exceed seven minutes; statements made on behalf of a group of States should not exceed twelve minutes; statements made by intergovernmental organizations and United Nations System should not exceed five minutes; and statements made by non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council should not exceed three minutes.

There will be no pre-established list of speakers for the panel discussions.

Every effort will be made to accommodate Ministers and Vice-Ministers first, and delegations are encouraged to inform the Secretariat if any Ministers/Vice-Ministers are interested to intervene in any of the panel discussions.

For further information on the current and previous sessions of the Commission, please see link.

For information on the participation of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council in the work of the Commission, please see link.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 30 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

Delegations are requested to inform the Secretariat of the accessibility requirements of delegates in order to facilitate participation in meetings; adjustments may be made to seating arrangements to enable the participation of persons with disabilities, in keeping with the rules of procedure, precedents and practices of the General Assembly.

The United Nations Accessibility Centre offers assistive information and communications technology to support those with auditory, visual or physical impairments. The assistive devices are available on-site or as a loan to participants with disabilities.

The Accessibility Centre is located in the Conference Building (level 1B, by the Secretariat Building escalators).

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5 and A/74/61-E/2019/4

  • Feb 14 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
8th plenary meeting

General discussion on item 3 (a) and (b) continued

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5 and A/74/61-E/2019/4

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE Portal.

The list of speakers is open.

Requests for inscription from permanent missions and observer States for the joint general discussion on sub-items 3 (a) and 3 (b) should be sent through the e-Speakers module of the e-deleGATE Portal (please see link).

An automated e-mail acknowledgement will be sent within one hour of receipt of the request for inscription.

Delegations are advised that statements made by individual States should not exceed seven minutes; statements made on behalf of a group of States should not exceed twelve minutes; statements made by intergovernmental organizations and United Nations System should not exceed five minutes; and statements made by non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council should not exceed three minutes.

There will be no pre-established list of speakers for the panel discussions.

Every effort will be made to accommodate Ministers and Vice-Ministers first, and delegations are encouraged to inform the Secretariat if any Ministers/Vice-Ministers are interested to intervene in any of the panel discussions.

For further information on the current and previous sessions of the Commission, please see link.

For information on the participation of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council in the work of the Commission, please see link.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 30 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

Delegations are requested to inform the Secretariat of the accessibility requirements of delegates in order to facilitate participation in meetings; adjustments may be made to seating arrangements to enable the participation of persons with disabilities, in keeping with the rules of procedure, precedents and practices of the General Assembly.

The United Nations Accessibility Centre offers assistive information and communications technology to support those with auditory, visual or physical impairments. The assistive devices are available on-site or as a loan to participants with disabilities.

The Accessibility Centre is located in the Conference Building (level 1B, by the Secretariat Building escalators).

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5 and A/74/61-E/2019/4

  • Feb 14 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
7th plenary meeting

Interactive dialogue with senior United Nations officials of the United Nations system on the priority theme

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5 and A/74/61-E/2019/4

General discussion on item 3 (a) and (b) continued

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE Portal.

The list of speakers is open.

Requests for inscription from permanent missions and observer States for the joint general discussion on sub-items 3 (a) and 3 (b) should be sent through the e-Speakers module of the e-deleGATE Portal (please see link).

An automated e-mail acknowledgement will be sent within one hour of receipt of the request for inscription.

Delegations are advised that statements made by individual States should not exceed seven minutes; statements made on behalf of a group of States should not exceed twelve minutes; statements made by intergovernmental organizations and United Nations System should not exceed five minutes; and statements made by non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council should not exceed three minutes.

There will be no pre-established list of speakers for the panel discussions.

Every effort will be made to accommodate Ministers and Vice-Ministers first, and delegations are encouraged to inform the Secretariat if any Ministers/Vice-Ministers are interested to intervene in any of the panel discussions.

For further information on the current and previous sessions of the Commission, please see link.

For information on the participation of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council in the work of the Commission, please see link.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 30 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

Delegations are requested to inform the Secretariat of the accessibility requirements of delegates in order to facilitate participation in meetings; adjustments may be made to seating arrangements to enable the participation of persons with disabilities, in keeping with the rules of procedure, precedents and practices of the General Assembly.

The United Nations Accessibility Centre offers assistive information and communications technology to support those with auditory, visual or physical impairments. The assistive devices are available on-site or as a loan to participants with disabilities.

The Accessibility Centre is located in the Conference Building (level 1B, by the Secretariat Building escalators).

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5 and A/74/61-E/2019/4

  • Feb 13 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
6th plenary meeting

High-level panel discussion on: Emerging issues: the empowerment of people affected by natural and human-made disasters to reduce inequality: addressing the differential impact on persons with disabilities, older persons and youth

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5 and A/74/61-E/2019/4

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE Portal.

The list of speakers is open.

Requests for inscription from permanent missions and observer States for the joint general discussion on sub-items 3 (a) and 3 (b) should be sent through the e-Speakers module of the e-deleGATE Portal (please see link).

An automated e-mail acknowledgement will be sent within one hour of receipt of the request for inscription.

Delegations are advised that statements made by individual States should not exceed seven minutes; statements made on behalf of a group of States should not exceed twelve minutes; statements made by intergovernmental organizations and United Nations System should not exceed five minutes; and statements made by non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council should not exceed three minutes.

There will be no pre-established list of speakers for the panel discussions.

Every effort will be made to accommodate Ministers and Vice-Ministers first, and delegations are encouraged to inform the Secretariat if any Ministers/Vice-Ministers are interested to intervene in any of the panel discussions.

For further information on the current and previous sessions of the Commission, please see link.

For information on the participation of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council in the work of the Commission, please see link.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 30 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

Delegations are requested to inform the Secretariat of the accessibility requirements of delegates in order to facilitate participation in meetings; adjustments may be made to seating arrangements to enable the participation of persons with disabilities, in keeping with the rules of procedure, precedents and practices of the General Assembly.

The United Nations Accessibility Centre offers assistive information and communications technology to support those with auditory, visual or physical impairments. The assistive devices are available on-site or as a loan to participants with disabilities.

The Accessibility Centre is located in the Conference Building (level 1B, by the Secretariat Building escalators).

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5 and A/74/61-E/2019/4

  • Feb 13 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
5th plenary meeting

General discussion on item 3 (a) and (b) continued.

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5 and A/74/61-E/2019/4

General discussion on item 3 (a) and (b) continued

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE Portal.

The list of speakers is open.

Requests for inscription from permanent missions and observer States for the joint general discussion on sub-items 3 (a) and 3 (b) should be sent through the e-Speakers module of the e-deleGATE Portal (please see link).

An automated e-mail acknowledgement will be sent within one hour of receipt of the request for inscription.

Delegations are advised that statements made by individual States should not exceed seven minutes; statements made on behalf of a group of States should not exceed twelve minutes; statements made by intergovernmental organizations and United Nations System should not exceed five minutes; and statements made by non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council should not exceed three minutes.

There will be no pre-established list of speakers for the panel discussions.

Every effort will be made to accommodate Ministers and Vice-Ministers first, and delegations are encouraged to inform the Secretariat if any Ministers/Vice-Ministers are interested to intervene in any of the panel discussions.

For further information on the current and previous sessions of the Commission, please see link.

For information on the participation of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council in the work of the Commission, please see link.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 30 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

Delegations are requested to inform the Secretariat of the accessibility requirements of delegates in order to facilitate participation in meetings; adjustments may be made to seating arrangements to enable the participation of persons with disabilities, in keeping with the rules of procedure, precedents and practices of the General Assembly.

The United Nations Accessibility Centre offers assistive information and communications technology to support those with auditory, visual or physical impairments. The assistive devices are available on-site or as a loan to participants with disabilities.

The Accessibility Centre is located in the Conference Building (level 1B, by the Secretariat Building escalators).

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5 and A/74/61-E/2019/4

  • Feb 12 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
4th plenary meeting

Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly

Ministerial Forum on social protection

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5, A/74/61-E/2019/4 and E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1

  • Feb 12 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
3rd plenary meeting

High-level panel discussion on the following Priority theme: addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection policies

Members, as well as observers, are requested to register the names of representatives, alternate representatives and advisers through the e-List of Participants module on the e-deleGATE Portal.

The list of speakers is open.

Requests for inscription from permanent missions and observer States for the joint general discussion on sub-items 3 (a) and 3 (b) should be sent through the e-Speakers module of the e-deleGATE Portal (please see link).

An automated e-mail acknowledgement will be sent within one hour of receipt of the request for inscription.

Delegations are advised that statements made by individual States should not exceed seven minutes; statements made on behalf of a group of States should not exceed twelve minutes; statements made by intergovernmental organizations and United Nations System should not exceed five minutes; and statements made by non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council should not exceed three minutes.

There will be no pre-established list of speakers for the panel discussions.

Every effort will be made to accommodate Ministers and Vice-Ministers first, and delegations are encouraged to inform the Secretariat if any Ministers/Vice-Ministers are interested to intervene in any of the panel discussions.

For further information on the current and previous sessions of the Commission, please see link.

For information on the participation of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council in the work of the Commission, please see link.

Delegations wishing to circulate their statements electronically through the PaperSmart Portal should send a copy of the statement at least one hour in advance of delivery. PDF format is preferred. The date of the meeting and the agenda item should be indicated in the heading of the statement and in the subject line of the e-mail. The statements will be posted on the PaperSmart portal after delivery. Delegations are kindly reminded to provide 30 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than one hour before delivery of the statement.

Delegations are requested to inform the Secretariat of the accessibility requirements of delegates in order to facilitate participation in meetings; adjustments may be made to seating arrangements to enable the participation of persons with disabilities, in keeping with the rules of procedure, precedents and practices of the General Assembly.

The United Nations Accessibility Centre offers assistive information and communications technology to support those with auditory, visual or physical impairments. The assistive devices are available on-site or as a loan to participants with disabilities.

The Accessibility Centre is located in the Conference Building (level 1B, by the Secretariat Building escalators).

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5 and A/74/61-E/2019/4

  • Feb 11 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
2nd plenary meeting

Opening of the session

Election of officers - Item 1

Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters - Item 2

Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly

Introductory statements

General discussion on item 3 (a) and (b)

Documents: E/CN.5/2019/1, E/CN.5/2019/2, E/CN.5/2019/3, E/CN.5/2019/4, E/CN.5/2019/5, A/74/61-E/2019/4 and E/CN.5/2019/1/Corr.1

  • Feb 11 2019
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)