United Nations Commission for Social Development - 49th Session

New York
09 - 18 February, 2011

In its resolution 2010/10 of 22 July 2010, the Economic and Social Council decided that the priority theme for the 2011-2012 review and policy cycle would be poverty eradication, taking into account its interrelationship with social integration and full employment and decent work for all.

The Forty-Ninth Session of the Commission for Social Development will be convened from 9 to 18 February 2011 in Conference Room 4 at the United Nations North Lawn Building (NLB) in New York. Arrangements have been made to hold morning and afternoon meetings during the session: morning meetings will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and afternoon meetings from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

In addition to the priority theme and in accordance with General Assembly resolution 55/46 on the implementation of the outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and of the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly entitled ┐World Summit for Social Development and beyond: achieving social development for all in a globalizing world┐, the Commission will undertake regular assessment of the implementation of the Copenhagen commitments and the further initiatives adopted at Geneva and will include the review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups: persons with disabilities, youth, ageing, and the family.

In its resolution 2006/18, the Economic and Social Council decided to include the agenda item entitled ┐Emerging issues┐ in the programme of work of the Commission. The members of the Bureau, in consultation with their respective regional groups, agreed that the theme for discussion under this agenda item during the forty-ninth session would be social protection.

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Date 09 - 18 February, 2011
Location New York
Organizer Division for Social Policy and Development [ Content posted by United Nations Secretariat, Agency, or Programme UN ENTITY ]
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