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Commission for Social Development
Fifty-Sixth Session

Monday, 29 January, 2018 - Wednesday, 07 February, 2018, New York
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Programme

This session has concluded

Recent Meetings

11th plenary meeting

Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters [item 2]

(E/CN.5/2018/L.1, E/CN.5/2018/L.2, E/CN.5/2018/L.3, E/CN.5/2018/L.4 and E/CN.5/2018/L.5)

Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly [item 3]

     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

     World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons

     Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

     World Programme of Action for Youth

     Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002

     Family issues, policies and programmes

Provisional agenda for the fifty-seventh session of the Commission

Adoption of the report of the Commission on its fifty-sixth session

     Action on draft resolution E/CN.5/2018/L.5

     Action on draft resolution E/CN.5/2018/L.4

     Action on draft resolution “Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all”

     Action on draft resolution E/CN.5/2018/L.3

     Action on draft proposal E/CN.5/2018/L.1

     Adoption of the report of the Commission E/CN.5/2018/L.2

Closure of session 56th of the Commission

Opening of session 57th (for the sole purpose of election of officers)

Election of officers

 

15:00 to 18:00                                                                               Conference Room 4

Continuation of the morning meeting, as necessary

PaperSmart

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  • Feb 07 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 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 [item 3] (A/73/61–E/2018/4, E/CN.5/2018/2, E/CN.5/2018/3 and E/CN.5/2018/4)

     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

     World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons

     Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

     World Programme of Action for Youth

     Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002

     Family issues, policies and programmes

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

  • Feb 05 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
9th meeting

Programme questions and other matters [item 4]

Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly [item 3]

     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

     World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons

     Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

     World Programme of Action for Youth

     Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002

     Family issues, policies and programmes

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

A/73/61–E/2018/4, E/CN.5/2018/2, E/CN.5/2018/3 and E/CN.5/2018/4

PaperSmart

Side Events

Website

NGOs written statements

16:30                            

Informal consultations (closed)                                                             Conference Room B

On the draft resolution entitled “Future organization and methods of work of the Commission for Social Development”

Convened by the Vice-Chair, Mr. Bruno Rios (Mexico)

 

 

  • Feb 01 2018
  • 3:00 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 [item 3]

     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

     World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons

     Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

     World Programme of Action for Youth

     Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002

     Family issues, policies and programmes

Introductory statements

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

A/73/61–E/2018/4, E/CN.5/2018/2, E/CN.5/2018/3 and E/CN.5/2018/4

PaperSmart

Side Events

Website

NGOs written statements

10:00                           

Informal consultations (closed)                                                             Conference Room B

On the draft resolution entitled “Social dimensions of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development”

 

 

  • Feb 01 2018
  • 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 [item 3]

Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups

High-level panel discussion on “Towards inclusive, resilient and sustainable development: an evidence-based approach to the mainstreaming of disability in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Agenda 2030

Panel discussion

 

  • Jan 31 2018
  • 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 [item 3]

Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups

High-level panel discussion on “Global review of the third review and appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002” (E/CN.5/2018/4)

Side events

Website

 

  • Jan 31 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 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 [item 3]

Emerging issues: towards sustainable and resilient societies: innovation and interconnectivity for social development (E/CN.5/2018/5)

High-level panel discussion on “Towards sustainable and resilient societies: innovation and interconnectivity for social development”

Panel discussion

 

  • Jan 30 2018
  • 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 [item 3]

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

World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons

Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

World Programme of Action for Youth

Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002

Family issues, policies and programmes

General discussion on item 3 (a) and (b) (continued) (E/CN.5/2018/2, E/CN.5/2018/3, E/CN.5/2018/4 and A/73/61–E/2018/4)

NGOs written statements

Side events

PaperSmart

Website

 

  • Jan 30 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 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 [item 3]

Priority theme: strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all

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

E/CN.5/2018/NGO/1, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/2, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/3, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/4 E/CN.5/2018/NGO/5 E/CN.5/2018/NGO/6 E/CN.5/2018/NGO/7, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/8, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/9, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/10, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/11, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/12, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/13, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/14, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/15, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/16, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/17, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/18, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/19, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/20, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/21, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/22, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/23, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/24, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/25, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/26, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/27, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/28, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/29, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/30, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/31, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/32, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/33, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/34, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/35, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/36, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/37, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/38, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/39, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/40, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/41, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/42, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/43, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/44, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/45, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/46, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/47, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/48, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/49, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/50, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/51, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/52, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/53, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/54, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/55, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/56, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/57, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/58, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/59, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/60, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/61, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/62, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/63, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/64, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/65, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/66, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/67, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/68, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/69, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/70, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/71, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/72, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/73, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/74, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/75, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/76, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/77, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/78, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/79, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/80, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/81, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/82, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/83, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/84, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/85, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/86, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/87, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/88, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/89, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/90, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/91, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/92, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/93, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/94, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/95, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/96, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/97, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/98, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/99 and E/CN.5/2018/NGO/100]

  • Jan 29 2018
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
2nd meeting

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 [item 3]

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

World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons

Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities

World Programme of Action for Youth

Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002

Family issues, policies and programmes

Emerging issues: towards sustainable and resilient societies: innovation and interconnectivity for social development

[A/73/61–E/2018/4, E/CN.5/2018/1, E/CN.5/2018/2, E/CN.5/2018/3, E/CN.5/2018/4, E/CN.5/2018/5, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/1, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/2, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/3, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/4 E/CN.5/2018/NGO/5 E/CN.5/2018/NGO/6 E/CN.5/2018/NGO/7, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/8, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/9, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/10, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/11, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/12, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/13, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/14, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/15, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/16, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/17, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/18, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/19, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/20, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/21, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/22, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/23, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/24, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/25, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/26, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/27, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/28, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/29, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/30, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/31, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/32, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/33, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/34, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/35, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/36, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/37, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/38, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/39, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/40, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/41, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/42, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/43, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/44, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/45, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/46, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/47, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/48, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/49, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/50, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/51, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/52, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/53, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/54, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/55, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/56, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/57, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/58, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/59, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/60, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/61, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/62, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/63, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/64, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/65, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/66, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/67, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/68, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/69, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/70, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/71, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/72, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/73, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/74, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/75, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/76, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/77, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/78, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/79, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/80, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/81, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/82, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/83, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/84, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/85, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/86, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/87, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/88, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/89, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/90, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/91, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/92, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/93, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/94, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/95, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/96, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/97, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/98, E/CN.5/2018/NGO/99 and E/CN.5/2018/NGO/100]

  • Jan 29 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)