On the occasion of the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, UNICEF and the GAGE consortium coordinated by ODI invite you to attend: Gender- and Adolescent-Responsive Social Protection: Unleashing the Potential of Social Protection for Adolescent Girls and Women
Location: Conference Room 1 (CR1), United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY 10017
Time: 10:00 – 11:15 (EST) / 15:00-16:15 (GMT)
This event will be livestreamed and it is possible to watch the sessions through socialprotection.org. You can watch the livestream sessions here.
The fifty-seventh session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD57) will take place from 11 to 21 February 2019, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Commission is the advisory body responsible for the social development pillar of global development. The priority theme this year is “Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection policies”.
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