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57th session of the UN Commission for Social Development - Side-event on "Accountability and social protection as a tool for the reduction of inequalities"

When, local time: 
Thursday, 14 February 2019 -
1:15pm to 2:30pm
Where: 
United States of America, New York
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Contact: 
Cecilie Golden, c.golden@unesco.org

In the context of the 57th session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development, UNESCO's Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme will organize a side-event on "Accountability and social protection as a tool for the reduction of inequalities" on 14 February 2019.

The side-event will explore:

* the accountability dimension of social protection in designing and delivering social protection for all,
* the links between social protection and human rights in reducing inequalities, and
* the role of civil society in social protection accountability monitoring.

Moderator:
Sylvia Beales Gelber, Inclusive Social development consultant and strategic advisor to the Africa Platform on Social Protection

Speakers:

Mr Vertti Klukas, Secretary General of SOSTE, Finnish Federation on Social Sector and Health, Member of the Finish Delegation to the 57th session of the CSocD

Helen Mudora, Programme Manager, Africa Platform for Social Protection

Prof. Lynne Healky, Main Representative of ASSW to the United Nations

Cecilie Golden, Programme Specialist, UNESCO-MOST

Dr Sergei Zelenev, Executive Director, ICSW