About Us

The NGO Committee on Social Development is dedicated to raising awareness of and contributing to discussions on social development issues taken up by the United Nations (UN) System and in particular by the UN Commission for Social Development. The Committee also advocates on social development issues in other forums such as the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, the Commission on the Status of Women, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), and at the General Assembly. Committee members keep one another informed and deliver group statements to the UN voicing ideas and positions on key social development issues. In addition, the Committee is focused contributing to the implementation of the outcome of the World Summit on Social Development. The NGO Committee on Social Development is a substantive committee of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO).

Our Vision Statement

Every person, every people, every nation has a part to play in building a peaceful and prosperous global society. We, the NGO Committee on Social Development, are dedicated to promoting a people-centered development through the United Nations.

Recent News

The fifty-eighth session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD58) will take place in February 2020, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, with the following Priority Theme : Affordable housing and social protection systems for all to address homelessness.

Upcoming Events

Next Member Meeting:

December 18, 2019, 2-4pm at the Baha’i International Community, 866 United Nations Plaza #120, New York, NY 10017

You can view the agenda for our meeting and past notes here. Hope to see you then!

Contact Us

For any information on membership, next meetings and events, please email us at: ngosocialdevelopment@gmail.com