Document type

Document reference

CEB/2015/6

Date published

03/03/2016

Last updated

15/06/2016

Meeting location

Issues discussed at the session: Climate Change; Human Rights: Inequalities and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; Promoting Peaceful, and Inclusive Societies, Preventing Conflict, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; Disaster Risk Reduction; Youth Employment; and Summary of information Items: Urbanization and Sustainable Development; Istanbul Programme of Actions for the LDCs; and Reports of UN-Water, UN-Energy, UN-Oceans.

Actions

Action on Inequality

The Committee concluded the following:
(a)Subject to the incorporation of its comments and subsequent electronic endorsement, the Committee approved the positioning paper (as set out in annex III to the present report), for endorsement by CEB at its second regular session of 2015;
(b)The Committee requested OHCHR to lead the process to prepare a draft CEB policy statement for its consideration at its thirty -first session in March 2016;
(c)The Committee further requested OHCHR to develop, in consultation with others, proposed options for possible approaches or instruments to further advance this work, also for its consideration at the
thirty-first session.