SDD

Side event for the 45th Session of the Commission for Social Development

On the occasion of the Forty-Fifth Session of the Commission for Social Development, 7 February- 16 February 2007, New York, the Social Development Division, ESCWA, co-organised a side event in coordination with the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and UNRISD on the theme 'Building National Social Policies: Progress and Lessons Learnt'.

Speakers included: Chair: J. Scholvink, Director, Social Policy and Development Division, UN DESA; Speakers: Thandika Mkandawire, Director, UNRISD; Isabel Ortiz, Senior Inter-regional Advisor, UN DESA; Francois Farah, Chief, Social Development Division, UN ESCWA; Vusi Madonsela, Director General, Department of Social Development, South Africa.

Presentation on Social Policy in ESCWA region to Side Event by Mr. Francois Farah

Statement on Behalf of ESCWA to Commission for Social Development

Links

45th Session of the Commission for Social Development
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/csd/csocd2006.htm

45th Session of the Commission for Social Development, Provisional Agenda
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/csd/csocd2007/owcsocd2007.htm

45th Session of the Commission for Social Development, List of Side Events
http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/csd/csocd2006/sideevents%2706.htm


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