IACD has consultative status with the United Nations (UNESCO and UNICEF), the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
This means that we can participate in meetings and consultations, to be kept in touch with and contribute to latest thinking about social development issues.
IACD's designated representatives in New York are Randy Adams PhD, Board member; James Calvin, Board member; and Esther Farmer, member.
Recent reports and responses to UN and other consultations are attached below.
- Report on the panel on youth, part of the meeting of the UN's 51st Commission on social development, 11 February 2013
- IACD response to the Commonwealth Draft Stakeholders' Statement on Education, August 2012
- Launch of the UN Global Year of Co-operatives, October 2011
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