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CEB: Enhancing the effectiveness, efficiency, coherence and impact of United Nations operational activities for development 23.02.2017

Coherent implementation of the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of United Nations operational activities continued to be of highest priority to the United Nations Development Group. As called for in General Assembly resolution 67/226, the United Nations Development Group has systematically increased its focus on South-South and triangular cooperation.

CEB: Enhancing the effectiveness, efficiency, coherence and impact of United Nations operational activities for development 23.02.2017

In response to General Assembly resolution 67/226 on the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of United Nations operational activities for development of the United Nations system, the United Nations Development Group placed the highest priority on ensuring coherent implementation of the quadrennial comprehensive policy review across the system with a firm focus on high-impact areas.

CEB: Enhancing the effectiveness, efficiency, coherence and impact of United Nations operational activities for development 23.02.2017

In response to General Assembly resolution 67/226 on the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of United Nations operational activities for development of the United Nations system, the United Nations Development Group placed the highest priority on ensuring coherent implementation of the quadrennial comprehensive policy review across the system with a firm focus on high-impact areas.

CEB: Box 2.6: Decent work and a fair globalization 23.02.2017

In response to the request from the General Assembly (A/RES/55/2412) to “elaborate a coherent and coordinated international strategy on employment,” ILO developed the Global Employment Agenda.

CEB: Box 2.5: The Copenhagen commitments to eradicate poverty 23.02.2017

The Copenhagen Declaration and Programme of Action adopted at the 1995 World Summit for Social Development emphasized the eradication of poverty as an ethical, social, political and economic imperative.

HLCP: Social Dimensions of Climate Change (SDCC) 23.02.2017

The UN System supports countries to develop a comprehensive conceptual framework on the social dimensions of climate change, advocate a multidimensional approach to climate change policies and develop climate-related measures to ensure better living conditions.

HLCP: Social protection floor 23.02.2017

The aim of this initiative is to advocate for and advise on the provision of a social protection floor and public resource spending in ways that will both kick-start growth and support more inclusive and sustainable social and economic development.

Documents tagged with Social development

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HLCP: Report of 27th Session (March 2014, Santiago) 15.06.2016

Issues discussed at the session: Post-2015 development; Climate Change; Small Island Developing States ; New United Nations urban agenda; Other programme matters: Migration and Development, social and environmental sustainability, Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least developed Countries, reports of UN-Water, UN-energy and UN-Oceans, A world of 7 billion.

Document reference: CEB/2014/4
CEB: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division 23.02.2017
HLCP: Social dimensions of climate change 23.02.2017

The UN system highlights the key social impacts related to climate change in close collaboration with governments, civil society and the private sector, and in accordance with article 4.1 (f) of the UNFCCC...

HLCP: Social Dimensions of Climate Change 23.02.2017

The adverse effect of climate change will not only be felt in natural and managed ecosystems, but also have "significant deleterious effects" on the "operation of socio‐economic systems or on human health and welfare".

HLCP: Tools on social impact assessment of climate change 23.02.2017

The UN System supports countries to develop a comprehensive conceptual framework on the social dimensions of climate change, advocate a multidimensional approach to climate change policies and develop climate-related measures to ensure better living conditions.

HLCP: The Social Dimension of Climate Change 23.02.2017

This discussion paper was prepared under the auspices of the United Nations Task Team on Social Dimensions of Climate Change, which is currently composed of 20 Agencies: FAO, ILO, IOM, ITU, OHCHR, UNAIDS, UNDESA, UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UN-HABITAT, UNICEF, UNITAR, UNISDR, UNRISD, UNU, UN Women, World Bank (WB), WFP and WHO.

CEB: Social services, empowerment and protection of people 23.02.2017

Social protection is in urgent need. The economic downturn is already having several implications in the provision of social services and social protection programmes, particularly in developing countries. Fiscal tightness arising from the need for economic stimulus packages to counterbalance the negative effects of financial constraints are already affecting the possibility of weak public structures to face the growing needs for safety nets, and ways of protecting the population from the effects of the major meltdown.

CEB: Annual Overview Report (July 2001, Geneva) 23.02.2017

This report provides an overview of developments at the inter-agency level during 2000 coming within the purview of the Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC).

Document reference: E/2001/55

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World Economic and Social Survey 23.02.2017

The World Economic and Social Survey (WESS) provides objective analysis of pressing long-term social and economic development issues, and discusses the positive and negative impact of corresponding policies.

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Michelle Bachelet on Social Protection Floors as a Response to Demands for Social Justice 23.02.2017

Mrs Michelle Bachelet, Chairperson of the Social Protection Floor Advisory Group and Executive Director of UN Women, discusses how the implementation of social protection floors can offer an effective response to the increasing demands for social justice in many countries.

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Social Protection Floor Initiative: Manual and Strategic Framework 23.02.2017

A guide to a global and coherent social policy that promotes nationally defined strategies protecting a minimum level of access to essential services and income security for all.

 

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ILO: Social Protection Floor Initiative 23.02.2017

Recognizing the importance of ensuring social protection for all, the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (UNCEB) adopted, in April 2009, the Social Protection Floor initiative, as one of the nine UN joint initiatives to cope with the effects of the economic crisis. This initiative is co-led by the International Labour Office and the World Health Organization and involves a group of 17 collaborating agencies, including United Nations agencies and international financial institutions.

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HLCP: Executive Committee on Economic and Social Affairs (ECESA) 23.02.2017

The Executive Committee on Economic and Social Affairs (ECESA) is chaired by the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs. Its membership comprises DESA, the regional commissions, UNCTAD, UNEP, UN-Habitat, UNODC, OHCHR, UNDP, OHRLLS and OSAA and also includes UNU and the research/training institutes INSTRAW, UNRISD, and UNITAR.

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Actions tagged with Social development

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HLCP: Action on Social and Environmental Sustainability 23.02.2017

Inter-agency Coordination Mechanisms tagged with Social development

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HLCP: Executive Committee on Economic and Social Affairs (ECESA) 23.02.2017

The establishment of Executive Committees was an important component of the reform process launched by the Secretary-General in early 1997. They comprise the four principal sectoral areas of the Organization's work--Peace and Security, Economic and Social Affairs, Development Operations and Humanitarian Affairs, each with its own designated Convenor.