This blogpost is a reflection from one of the breakout groups formed during the NGO Collaboration Session as part of the Civil Society Forum 2022, during the sixtieth session of the Commission for Social Development. This breakout group was composed of the following NGO representatives: Jean Quinn (Unanima International), Liliane Nkunzimana (Baha’i International Community), Sharon…Read More
Blog post by Ella Rayment, Intern for the NGO Committee for Social Development. On the 7th July 2021, we at the NGO Committee on Social Development hosted a virtual parallel event on the margins of the High Level Political Forum in order to centre the experiences and initiatives of people at the grassroots. Our global event…Read More
CSOCD59: THE FIRST VIRTUAL CIVIL SOCIETY FORUM (CSF) Blogpost by Allie Liu, Communications & Advocacy Assistant at Soroptimist International. The original post can be found here. As the 59th Session of the Commission of Social Development (CSocD59) commenced at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York, the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Committee on CSocD held…Read More
Digital Technology and Social Welfare The implications of technology on social welfare can often underscore the inequality, discrimination, and harm that sometimes comes with institutional structures and practices. For example, in India, the centralized database of its population, Aadhaar, was created to efficiently manage and transfer citizens’ money through their mobile phones. However, malpractice has…Read More
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