Address key issues, build on interlinkages, collaborate closely and deliver concrete and context-specific actions to recuperate from the COVID-19 pandemic and rescue the Sustainable Development Goals, the Economic and Social Council heard today as it concluded its second-ever Coordination Segment.
Convening its second-ever Coordination Segment, the Economic and Social Council today heard from experts and delegates alike on recovering from the COVID 19 pandemic and realizing the Sustainable Development Goals as it identified several transformative policy recommendations to that end.
Renewed broad-based engagement, reinvigorated political commitment and revitalized partnership across all sectors of society are needed to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and realize the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, nearly 50 speakers told the Economic and Social Council today at its annual Partnership Forum.
The Economic and Social Council met today to adopt a decision titled “Dates of the forum on financing for development follow-up and the youth forum in 2023” (document E/2023/L.7).
Amid spirited debate, the Economic and Social Council today adopted a draft resolution on removal of Iran from membership in the Commission on the Status of Women for the remainder of its 2022‑2026 term, citing its oppression of women and girls.
The Economic and Social Council today elected members to seven subsidiary bodies and approved several draft decisions relating to non-governmental organizations, including one that will grant special consultative status to nine of them.
The Economic and Social Council today appointed an additional member of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti, adopting three decisions including those on geospatial information and enlargement of the Executive Committee of the Programme of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
Concluding Management Segment, Economic and Social Council Adopts texts on Haiti’s Development, Palestinian Rights, Controlling Non-Communicable Diseases
The Economic and Social Council resumed its two-day Management Segment today to consider the reports of 11 of its subsidiary bodies and to adopt a variety of decisions and resolutions before it.
Against the backdrop of a highly uncertain global outlook, with rising food and fuel prices blunting efforts to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Economic and Social Council formally adopted the ministerial declaration of its high-level political forum on sustainable development today, reaffirming that poverty eradication is an “indispensable requirement” for building resilient societies.