The Economic and Social Council today rescheduled the twenty-eighth session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters in New York to 19-22 March 2024 to accommodate a one-day special meeting on 18 March.
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The Commission for Social Development, acting by consensus on the final day of its sixty-second session, approved and forwarded three resolutions and one draft decision to the Economic and Social Council for adoption — including one on recognizing and valuing the unacknowledged, unpaid work of caregivers.
The international community’s multiple and simultaneous crises can be summarized as “inequality”, requiring a redoubling of efforts to rescue the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially in States that are struggling, delegates told the Commission for Social Development today as it concluded its general discussion.
The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today concluded the first part of its 2024 session, which occurred over 22-31 January, adopting its report while having recommended 132 organizations for consultative status and taken note of 734 quadrennial reports.
The social and the economic are inseparable aspects of development, the Commission for Social Development heard today from both senior United Nations officials as well as civil society representatives, as it continued its sixty-second session.
Rapid technological changes, urbanization, demographic shifts and climate change have impacted families in profound ways, a senior United Nations official told the Commission for Social Development today during a panel discussion marking 30 years since the General Assembly established the International Year of the Family.
Investing in children is costly but not investing is even more expensive, the Commission for Social Development heard today as it continued its sixty-second session.
Inclusive economic growth is key to social development and poverty eradication, requiring policies and programmes created by collaboration, such as economists strategizing alongside mothers, corporate executives engaging with the unemployed and political leaders consulting youth, speakers told the Commission for Social Development at the opening of its sixty-second session.
The Economic and Social Council concluded its 2024 coordination segment today, bringing to close two days of conversations in which Member States as well as stakeholders from different parts of the United Nations system exchanged ideas on reinforcing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and eradicating poverty through effective delivery of sustainable, resilient and innovative solutions.
The Economic and Social Council opened its 2024 coordination segment today, commencing a two-day discussion centred on the efficient delivery of sustainable, resilient and innovative solutions to reinforce the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in times of multiple crises.