United Nations Web TV - Economic and Social Council Copyright 2013-14 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:24:05 -0500 http://webtv.un.org Closing of the Commission for Social Development, Fifty-fifth Session (1-10 February 2017) http://webtv.un.org/watch/closing-of-the-commission-for-social-development-fifty-fifth-session-1-10-february-2017/5319396855001 The 11th meeting and closing of the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) is taking place in New York (1 -10 February 2017) at United Nations Headquarters under the Priority theme video5319396855001 Sat, 11 Feb 2017 01:50:54 -0500 5319396855001 2640670 The 11th meeting and closing of the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) is taking place in New York (1 -10 February 2017) at United Nations Headquarters under the Priority theme: "Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all." 1. Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3] Introduction of and action on draft resolution E/CN.5/2017/L.5 (b) Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups (E/CN.5/2017/4) (i) World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons (ii) Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (iii) World Programme of Action for Youth (E/CN.5/2017/5) (iv) Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002 (E/CN.5/2017/6) (v) Family issues, policies and programmes Introduction of and action on draft resolutions E/CN.5/2017/L.3 and E/CN.5/2017/L.4 2. Provisional agenda for the fifty-sixth session of the Commission (E/CN.5/2017/L.1) [item 5] 3. Adoption of the report of the Commission on its fifty-fifth session (E/CN.5/2017/L.2) [item 6] 4. Closure of the fifty-fifth session 1st Meeting of the Commission for Social Development, Fifty-sixth Session http://webtv.un.org/watch/1st-meeting-of-the-commission-for-social-development-fifty-sixth-session/5319399781001 The 1st Meeting of the 56th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD56) is taking place in New York at United Nations Headquarters. Election of officers. video5319399781001 Sat, 11 Feb 2017 01:48:33 -0500 5319399781001 177470 10th Meeting of the Commission for Social Development, Fifty-fifth Session (1-10 February 2017) http://webtv.un.org/watch/10th-meeting-of-the-commission-for-social-development-fifty-fifth-session-1-10-february-2017-/5314551099001 The 10th Meeting of the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) is taking place in New York (1 -10 February 2017) at United Nations Headquarters under the Priority theme: "Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve video5314551099001 Tue, 07 Feb 2017 13:29:45 -0500 5314551099001 5853312 The 10th Meeting of the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) is taking place in New York (1 -10 February 2017) at United Nations Headquarters under the Priority theme: "Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all." Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3] (a) Priority theme: strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all (E/CN.5/2017/3, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/1, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/2, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/3, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/4, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/5, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/6, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/7, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/8, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/9, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/10, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/11, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/12, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/13, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/14, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/15, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/16, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/17, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/18, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/19, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/20, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/21, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/22, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/23, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/24, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/25, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/26, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/27, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/28, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/29, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/30, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/31, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/32, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/33, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/34, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/35, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/36, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/37, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/38, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/39, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/40, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/41, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/42, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/43, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/44, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/45, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/46, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/47, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/48, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/49, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/50, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/51, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/52, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/53, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/54, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/55, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/56, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/57, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/58, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/59, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/60, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/61, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/62, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/63, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/64, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/65, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/66, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/67, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/68, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/69, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/70, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/71, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/72, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/73, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/74 and E/CN.5/2017/NGO/75) Continuation and conclusion of the general discussion (b) Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups (A/70/61–E/2015/3) (i) World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons (ii) Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (iii) World Programme of Action for Youth (iv) Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002 (v) Family issues, policies and programmes Continuation and conclusion of the general discussion International Association of Independent Journalists - 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (1-10 February 2017) http://webtv.un.org/watch/international-association-of-independent-journalists-55th-session-of-the-commission-for-social-development-1-10-february-2017/5314479253001 Side event by the International Associations of Independent Journalist for the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development. video5314479253001 Tue, 07 Feb 2017 12:19:33 -0500 5314479253001 2172620 9th Meeting of the Commission for Social Development, Fifty-fifth Session (1-10 February 2017) http://webtv.un.org/watch/9th-meeting-of-the-commission-for-social-development-fifty-fifth-session-1-10-february-2017/5314315265001 The 9th Meeting of the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) is taking place in New York (1 -10 February 2017) at United Nations Headquarters under the Priority theme: "Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve video5314315265001 Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:23:27 -0500 5314315265001 9828263 The 9th Meeting of the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) is taking place in New York (1 -10 February 2017) at United Nations Headquarters under the Priority theme: "Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all." Programme questions and other matters [item 4] The Commission began its consideration of the item. (a) Proposed programme of work of the Secretariat for the biennium 2018-2019 The Director of the Division for Social Policy and Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, made a statement regarding the proposed programme of work of the Secretariat for the biennium 2018-2019, which was circulated in an informal paper. (b) United Nations Research Institute for Social Development The Director of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development reported on the work of the Institute. Nomination of members of the Board of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development The Commission decided to nominate only one member of the Board for a four-year term expiring on 30 June 2017, in view of the financial circumstances of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development. The Commission decided to nominate Ms. Sylvie Durrer to serve on the Board of the Institute, for a four-year term beginning on the date of confirmation by the Economic and Social Council and expiring on 30 June 2021. The Commission also decided to re-nominate the following five candidates whose membership is due to expire on 30 June 2017: Mr. Jimi Adesina, Mr. Asef Bayat, Mr. David Hulme, Mr. Joakim Palme, and Ms. Onalenna Selolwane, for a term beginning on the date of confirmation by the Economic and Social Council and expiring on 30 June 2019. The Commission thus concluded its consideration of the item as a whole. Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly [item 3] (a) Priority theme: strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all The Commission resumed its general discussion of sub-item 3 (a) and heard statements by the representatives of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Malawi and Algeria. Statements were also made by the observers for Nicaragua, Nepal, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Ireland, Turkey, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Guatemala, Burkina Faso, Cuba and Zambia. A statement was made by the observer of the Holy See. Statements were also made by the observers of the International Organization of la Francophonie (OIF), the Sovereign Order of Malta and the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Statements were made by the representatives of the International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). The representatives of the following non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, made statements: Corporación para la Investigación, el Desarrollo Sostenible y la Promoción Social (CORPROGRESO); International Movement ATD Fourth World; Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa; and The Mountain Institute (also on behalf of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics). Organization of work The Vice-Chair (Romania) made a statement 8th Meeting of the Commission for Social Development, Fifty-fifth Session (1-10 February 2017) http://webtv.un.org/watch/8th-meeting-of-the-commission-for-social-development-fifty-fifth-session-1-10-february-2017/5312619118001 The 8th Meeting of the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) is taking place in New York (1 -10 February 2017) at United Nations Headquarters under the Priority theme: "Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve video5312619118001 Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:29:02 -0500 5312619118001 10703772 The 8th Meeting of the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) is taking place in New York (1 -10 February 2017) at United Nations Headquarters under the Priority theme: "Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all." Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3] (a) Priority theme: strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all (E/CN.5/2017/3, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/1, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/2, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/3, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/4, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/5, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/6, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/7, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/8, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/9, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/10, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/11, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/12, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/13, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/14, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/15, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/16, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/17, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/18, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/19, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/20, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/21, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/22, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/23, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/24, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/25, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/26, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/27, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/28, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/29, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/30, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/31, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/32, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/33, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/34, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/35, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/36, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/37, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/38, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/39, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/40, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/41, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/42, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/43, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/44, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/45, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/46, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/47, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/48, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/49, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/50, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/51, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/52, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/53, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/54, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/55, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/56, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/57, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/58, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/59, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/60, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/61, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/62, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/63, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/64, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/65, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/66, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/67, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/68, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/69, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/70, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/71, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/72, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/73, E/CN.5/2017/NGO/74 and E/CN.5/2017/NGO/75) Continuation of the general discussion 7th Meeting of the Commission for Social Development, Fifty-fifth Session (1-10 February 2017) http://webtv.un.org/watch/7th-meeting-of-the-commission-for-social-development-fifty-fifth-session-1-10-february-2017/5312169045001 The 7th Meeting of the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) is taking place in New York (1 -10 February 2017) at United Nations Headquarters under video5312169045001 Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:02:37 -0500 5312169045001 10078737 The 7th Meeting of the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) is taking place in New York (1 -10 February 2017) at United Nations Headquarters under the Priority theme: "Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all." Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly [item 3] (a) Priority theme: strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all The Commission continued its general discussion of sub-item 3 (a) and heard statements by the representatives of Peru, Ghana, Romania, the Republic of Moldov a, Benin and Chile. Statements were also made by the observers of Nigeria (on behalf of the African Group and in its national capacity), Cameroon, the Philippines, Afghanistan, the Czech Republic, Senegal, Kenya, Botswana, Ukraine, South Africa, Switzerl and, the Netherlands, Mali, Viet Nam and Morocco. A statement was also made by the representative of the Bilie Human Rights Initiative, a non-governmental organization in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council. Right of reply The representative of the Russian Federation made a statement in exercise of the right of reply. Organization of work The Vice-Chair (Romania) made a statement. 6th Meeting of the Commission for Social Development, Fifty-fifth Session (1-10 February 2017) http://webtv.un.org/watch/6th-meeting-of-the-commission-for-social-development-fifty-fifth-session-1-10-february-2017/5309810952001 The 6th Meeting of the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) is taking place in New York (1 -10 February 2017) at United Nations Headquarters under video5309810952001 Fri, 03 Feb 2017 17:36:20 -0500 5309810952001 10288213 The 6th Meeting of the 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) is taking place in New York (1 -10 February 2017) at United Nations Headquarters under the Priority theme: "Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all." Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly (E/CN.5/2017/2) [item 3] (b) Review of relevant United Nations plans and programmes of action pertaining to the situation of social groups (i) World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons (E/CN.5/2017/4) (ii) Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (iii) World Programme of Action for Youth (E/CN.5/2017/5) (iv) Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002 (E/CN.5/2017/6) (v) Family issues, policies and programmes Panel discussion on “Leaving no one behind: poverty and disability” For details on the panel discussion, please click here < (9th meeting) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - First Regular Session 2017 (30 January – 3 February 2017) http://webtv.un.org/watch/9th-meeting-executive-board-of-undp-unfpa-and-unops-first-regular-session-2017-30-january-–-3-february-2017/5309709512001 1. Other matters [item 10] Adoption of pending decisions 2. Organizational matters [item 1] Adoption of the tentative workplan for the annual session 2017 video5309709512001 Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:07:57 -0500 5309709512001 2606393 1. Other matters [item 10] Adoption of pending decisions 2. Organizational matters [item 1] Adoption of the tentative workplan for the annual session 2017 (8th meeting) Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS - First Regular Session 2017 (30 January – 3 February 2017) http://webtv.un.org/watch/8th-meeting-executive-board-of-undp-unfpa-and-unops-first-regular-session-2017-30-january-–-3-february-2017/5309606965001 Joint segment 1. Recommendations of the Board of Auditors [item 8] Report of UNDP and UNOPS on the status of implementation of the recommendations of the Board of Auditors for 2015 UNFPA report on the follow-up to the report of the Uni video5309606965001 Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:51:28 -0500 5309606965001 5594988 Joint segment 1. Recommendations of the Board of Auditors [item 8] Report of UNDP and UNOPS on the status of implementation of the recommendations of the Board of Auditors for 2015 UNFPA report on the follow-up to the report of the United Nations Board of Auditors for 2015: Status of implementation of recommendations 2. Follow-up to UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board meeting [item 9] Joint UNDP and UNFPA report on the implementation of the decisions andrecommendations of the Programme Coordinating Board of UNAIDS