56th UN Commission for Social Development Session,
29th Jan.-7th Feb.,2018 - New York, USA


Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the 24th special session of the General Assembly. Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all.

Issues; High-level panel discussion: "Towards sustainable and resilient societies: Innovation and inter-connectivity for social development.

Panel Discussion:

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.

The 56th session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD56) will took place inGeneral Assembly Building at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. This year's priority theme is "Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all". As one of the functional commissions of the ECOSOC, the Commission for Social Development (CSocD) is the advisory body responsible for the social development pillar.

The CSocD56 featured four high-level panel discussions on strategies for eradicating poverty; innovation and interconnectivity for social development; the Madrid Plan of Action on Aging and mainstreaming of disability in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. More than 50 side events took place during CSocD56. The subjects included everything from social responsibility, social enterprises, families, digital skills for older persons, farmers of the future to the role of sport as a catalyst for sustainable development.

Sustainable Development Goals

17 Goals to Transform our world and ensuring that No one is Left Behind.

World Quality Day was introduced in 1990 by the United Nations with the aim to raise awareness of the importance of quality performance of professional responsibilities and tasks across nations and in organizations to strengthen the improvement of innovation, growth and sustainability. WQD was started also by Europe and Japan in 1989.