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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WSSD

The World Summit for Social Development (WSSD) will take place from 6- 12 March 1995, in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Summit, called for by UN General Assembly Resolution 47/92 in December 1992, will bring together Heads of State or Government from around the world to agree on a Programme of Action to alleviate and reduce poverty, expand productive employment and enhance social integration.