58th Session of the Commission for Social Development of the United Nations (UN)


This year the key theme is: Affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessnes.

This is a meaningful year because it is the anniversary of the Copenhagen Declaration on Social Development, which states that building inclusives societies is the way to reduce inequalities and its impact over a large population of children of the world.

The speakers of the side event are:

  • Deborah K. Padgett, PhD, MPH, New York University Professor at the Silver School of Social Work and Affiliate Professor at the Department of Anthropology and the College of Global Public Health “The Impact of Homelessness on Children and Families: Examining the Evidence”
  • Chloe Stein, Principal Policy Analyst, Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness, NYC “Examining the Long-Lasting Impact of Homelessness on Children”
  • Christopher Hanway, Executive Director, Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement, NYC “Educating Homeless Children: The Family Literacy Approach”
  • Nada Elattar, Early Childhood Development (ECD) Specialist at UNICEF, Headquarters in NYC “Survive and Thrive – Supporting young children and families impacted by humanitarian situations”
  • Moderator: Suna Hanöz-Penney, Director of International Program, ACEV-Mother Child Education Foundation (Turkey)
  • OMEP, el Comité de ONG sobre Migración y FAWCO son los organizadores de un importante evento paralelo a la 58ª Sesión de la Comisión para el Desarrollo Social de las Naciones Unidas (ONU)

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