Civil Society Declaration

In the months leading up to the Commission, the NGO Committee on Social Development facilitates an inclusive process to draft a Civil Society Declaration. This document is a formal input read at the start of the Commission. It attempts to capture Civil Society’s greatest concerns in social development and calls on Member States to respond to these issues. Please click on the following years for past declarations:


Other publications/surveys

Understanding the CSocD resolution 2019Addressing inequalities and challenges to social inclusion through fiscal, wage and social protection“: Understanding the CSocD Resolution 2019

Grassroots Briefs (2017):

Brief #1-Awareness

Brief #2- Implementation

Brief #3- Partnerships

Grass Root Voices Do Have Choices: Human Rights + Participation = Empowerment (2013)

Can You Hear Us? Voices from around the world in support of the Social Protection Floor Initiative (2012)

Promoting Social Integration: Voices from the Grassroots (2011)

Social Integration in Action: Stories from the Grassroots (2010)