OMEP at the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission for Social Development


The Commission for Social Development will convene its sixtieth session from 7 to 16 February 2022 under the priority theme of “Inclusive and resilient recovery from COVID-19 for sustainable livelihoods, well-being and dignity for all:  eradicating poverty and hunger in all its forms and dimensions to achieve the 2030 Agenda”. 

On the opening session, that will take place on 7 February 2022 from 10am to 11am (EST, New York time), the Civil Society Declaration will be presented, endorsed by many civil society organizations, including OMEP

See and download the complete declaration:

During the sessions, the Civil Society Forum 2022, will take place.

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More than 50 side-events will take place. Agenda: 

María Pía Belloni, OMEP’s representative in the UN, is the organizer of the side event:

Hope Starts in the Cities. Building a Brighter Future for Migrant Children & Families Day by Day During the Pandemic

on February 16th at 10 am (EST), in partnership with other NGOs. It’s aim is to stress the critical role of the cities in promoting an inclusive and resilient recovery from COVID-19 , fighting poverty, managing the impact of migration, promoting inclusive, safe and sustainable societies also with the implementation of Early Childhood Education and Care initiatives.

Mercedes Mayol Lassalle, the World President of OMEP, participates with the presentation and the closing remarks.

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