51st Commission for Social Development

6 - 15 February 2013 (completed)
Review year: Promoting empowerment of people in achieving poverty eradication, social integration and full employment and decent work for all

Focus on:  Poverty, social integration, full employment and decent work

Latest ILO reports
Perspectives on Labour Economics for Development
This book seeks to provide a comprehensive, but non-technical, coverage of labour market issues in a developing country context to help policy-makers and other readers improve their capacity to understand these topics and develop appropriate and effective policy responses.

Gender dimensions of agricultural and rural employment: Differentiated pathways out of poverty
This interagency report on the gender dimension of agricultural work was produced by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Labour Office (ILO) following two years of work begun in 2009.

ILO projects
Informal Economy, Poverty and Employment: an Integrated Approach
The project seeks to achieve its broader goal to reduce poverty through improving the quantity and quality of decent work opportunities for women and men in informal economy.

Other ILO materials
World Social Security Report 2010/11:  Providing coverage in times of crisis and beyond
This is the first in a new series of biennial reports that aim to map social security coverage globally, to presenting various methods and approaches for assessing coverage, and to identifying gaps in coverage.

Commission outcomes

  1. Resolution of the 51st Commission for Social Development

    Second review and appraisal of the Madrid International Plan, of Action on Ageing, 2002

    16 October 2013

  2. Resolution of the 51st Commission for Social Development

    Mainstreaming disability in the development agenda: towards 2015 and beyond

    16 October 2013

  3. Resolution of the 51st Commission for Social Development

    Social dimensions of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development

    09 October 2013

  4. Resolution of the 51st Commission for Social Development

    Preparations for and observance of the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family

    09 October 2013

  5. Report of the 51st Commission for Social Development

    Report of the 51st session of the Commission on Social Development

    15 February 2013

UN reports

  1. Report of the Secretary-General to the 51st Commission for Social Development

    Implementation of the World Programme of Action for Youth

    29 November 2012

  2. Report of the Secretary-General to the 51st Commission for Social Development

    Mainstreaming disability in the development agenda: towards 2015 and beyond

    28 November 2012

  3. Report of the Secretary-General to the 51st Commission for Social Development

    Second review and appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing, 2002

    28 November 2012

  4. Report of the Secretary-General to the 51st Commission for Social Development

    Promoting empowerment of people in achieving poverty eradication, social integration and full employment and decent work for all

    28 November 2012