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Commission for Social Development
Fifty-Eighth Session

Monday, 10 February, 2020 - Wednesday, 19 February, 2020, New York
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Programme Of The Day: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Plenary meeting 11

 Introduction of draft proposals

 Action on draft proposals

* Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters - Item 2 - E/CN/5/2020/L.6

* Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly - Item 3 - E/CN/5/2020/L.4

 *Priority theme: affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness - Item 3 (a) - E/CN/5/2020/L.5

* Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups - Item 3 (b) - E/CN/5/2020/L.3

* Provisional agenda for the fifty-ninth session of the Commission - Item 5 - E/CN/5/2020/L.1

* Adoption of the report of the Commission on its fifty-eighth session - Item 6 - E/CN/5/2020/L.2

 Adoption of the provisional agenda for session 59 of the Commission

 Closure of Session 58 of the Commission

 Opening of session 59 (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.

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  • Feb 19 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)

Agenda Item(s)

[ 2 ] Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters
[ 3 ] [a] Priority theme: affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness;
[ 3 ] [b] Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups:
[ 5 ] Provisional agenda for the fifty-ninth session of the Commission
[ 6 ] Adoption of the report of the Commission on its fifty-eighth session

Related Documents

Recent Meetings

Plenary meeting 10

 Priority theme: affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness - Item 3 (a)

 Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation   of social groups - Item 3 (b)

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

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.

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.

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.

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  • Feb 17 2020
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
Plenary meeting 9

 Programme questions and other matters - Item 4

 *Proposed programme plan for 2021 - Item 4 (a)

 *United Nations Research Institute for Social Development - Item 4 (b)

 E/CN.5/2020/6

 Priority theme: affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness - Item 3 (a)

 Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups - Item 3 (b)

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

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.

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.

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.

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e-deleGATE Portal

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List of speakers (Live)

 

  • Feb 17 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
Plenary meeting 8

Priority theme: affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness - Item 3 (a)

Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups - Item 3 (b)

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

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.

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.

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.

  • Feb 13 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
Plenary meeting 7

Priority theme: affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness - Item 3 (a)

Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups - Item 3 (b)

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

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

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.

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.

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.

  • Feb 12 2020
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
Plenary meeting 6

Priority theme: affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness - Item 3 (a)

Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups - Item 3 (b)

* Multi-stakeholder forum

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.

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.

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 15 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than 1 hour(s) before delivery of the statement.

  • Feb 12 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
Plenary meeting 5

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

* Priority theme: affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness - Item 3 (a)

* Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups - Item 3 (b)

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

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.

Inscription for the list of speakers on e-Delegate is now closed.

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.

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.

  • Feb 11 2020
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
Plenary meeting 4

Ministerial forum

* Emerging issues: twenty-five years of the World Summit for Social Development: addressing emerging societal challenges to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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.

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.

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.

  • Feb 11 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
Plenary meeting 3

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

Priority theme: affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness - Item 3 (a)

* High-level panel discussion on the following Priority theme: affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness

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.

Inscription for the list of speakers on eDelegate is now closed.

Please contact the Secretariat directly for queries on inscriptions. 

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 12 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).

  • Feb 10 2020
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
Plenary meeting 2

Opening of the session

Election of officers

Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters - Item 2 - E/CN.5/2020/1

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

* Priority theme: affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness - Item 3 (a) - E/CN.5/2020/2, E/CN.5/2020/3

* Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups - Item 3 (b) - A/75/61-E/2020/4, E/CN.5/2020/4

* Emerging issues: twenty-five years of the World Summit for Social Development: addressing emerging societal challenges to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - Item 3 (c) - E/CN.5/2020/5

* Introductory statements

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

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.

Only observers having registered the composition of their delegations in the e-deleGATE portal by the deadline of 3 February 2020 are provided a nameplate on the floor of the conference room. 

All others will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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 15 hard copies of the text for the technical services no later than 1 hour(s) before delivery of the statement.

  • Feb 10 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)