ECOSOC - A Focus on Poverty Eradication
The 49th Session of the Commission for Social Development is being held in New York from 9-18 February under the priority theme “Poverty Eradication,” where UN Member States, civil society and other stakeholders will also examine poverty’s interrelationship with social integration and full employment and decent work for all.
Social protection was chosen as the emerging issue of the 49th session by the Economic and Social Council (resolution 2006/18). It affects the capabilities of individuals and families to manage and overcome any challenges of their well-being; it is also essential to reduce vulnerability and prevent the deterioration of living conditions. (...)
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