The Commission for Social Development focuses on topics such as poverty eradication, social inclusion, and the promotion of equitable and sustainable development. It provides a platform for member states to discuss and coordinate efforts to improve social well-being and development worldwide.
This Commission typically takes place annually at the United Nations headquarters in New York. During its sessions, member states, international organisations, and civil society representatives come together to discuss and address various social development issues. The commission’s agenda includes reviewing and analysing progress made in areas like poverty reduction, social inclusion, and the implementation of international development goals. Participants engage in policy dialogues, share best practices, and make recommendations to promote social development at both the national and global levels. The commission’s discussions and outcomes contribute to shaping policies and initiatives aimed at improving the well-being of individuals and communities worldwide.
Read: SI’s Written Statement for CSocD62
Watch: SI’s CSocD61 Written Statement
Watch below the video from SI’s Written Statement being read out in the UN at CSocD61 in February 2023.