United Nations Centre for Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs (UNCSDHA)

Centre des Nations Unies pour le développement social et les affaires humanitaires
Centro de las Naciones Unidas de Desarrollo Social y Asuntos Humanitarios

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History

within the framework of United Nations (UN) and based at United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV). Also referred to as Centre for Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs (CSDHA) -- Centre pour le développement social et les affaires humanitaires -- Centro de Desarrollo Social y Asuntos Humanitarios and by initials UNOV/CSDHA. Ceased to exist, 1993, when activities transferred to New York NY (USA) and Geneva (Switzerland) within the remit of the Department of Humanitarian Affairs (DHA), currently United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

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Activities

Organizes and services meetings of the United Nations in questions relating to: advancement of women; family; youth; ageing; disabled persons; social welfare; cooperatives; popular participation. Services and assists NGO meetings on: women; ageing; disabled persons; the family. Reports on monitoring of progress in the implementation of global strategies, plans and programmes of action in these fields. Organizes training seminars and awards travel/study fellowships for young people, especially from developing countries. Provides advice on request to member states. Undertakes promotional activities to raise consciousness and stimulate affirmative action. Special years: International Women's Year (1975), International Year of Disabled Persons (1981), International Youth Year (1985), International Year of the Family (1994). Special decades: United Nations Decade for Women (1976-1985), United Nations Decade of Disabled Persons (1983-1992). Special programmes of action: Nairobi (Kenya) Forward-looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women to the Year 2000; World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons; International Plan of Action on Aging; Guidelines for the Further Planning and Suitable Flow-up in the Field of Youth; Guiding Principles on Developmental Social Welfare Policies and Programmes.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Society
  • International Relations
    • United Nations
  • Peace
    • Humanitarian

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

E2772

Last News Received

19. Aug 1997
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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