Events - Monday, 11 February 2013

51st Session of the Commission for Social Development

The 51st session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD) is scheduled to meet from 6-15 February 2013. The session will consider as its priority theme, "Promoting empowerment of people in achieving poverty eradication, social integration and full employment and decent work for all." The agenda also includes: follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly; review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups, including the 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, and Family issues, policies and programmes; and the social dimension in the global development agenda beyond 2015.  

dates: 6-15 February 2013   venue: UN Headquarters   location: New York, US  

TUNZA International Youth Conference on the Environment

This meeting will be attended by young people, from the ages of 15-24, and convene under the theme of health and environment.  

dates: 10-14 February 2013   location: Nairobi, Kenya