ARS participates in the 54th Session of the Commission on Social Development

February 4, 2016

The 54th session of the Commission on Social Development (CSocD) will take place this year at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 3-12 February, 2016. The priority theme for this session is: “Rethinking and Strengthening Social Development in the Contemporary World” which identifies new opportunities for sustainable development and provides concrete, forward-looking policy recommendations. It articulates key inter-linkages between the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainable development.

Armenian Relief Society, Inc. (ARS) UN/NGO Committee representatives will also be present at the Civil Society Forum, “Inequalities and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Rethinking and Strengthening Social development in the Contemporary World”, on February 1-2, 2016.

With their active participation, the ARS UN/NGO Committee representatives will have concrete recommendations for the Commission, on understanding the relationship between CSocD and Agenda 2030, and making the link between governments and grassroots.

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