Economic and Social Council

2 September 2021
NGO/923

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended that 22 organizations whose applications were deferred from previous sessions be granted special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, and further deferred action on the status of 65 others, as it continued its resumed 2021 session.

1 September 2021
NGO/922

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended that 22 organizations whose applications were deferred from previous sessions be granted special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, and further deferred action on the status of 56 others, as it continued its resumed 2021 session.

31 August 2021
NGO/921

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended 74 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 62 others, as it continued its resumed 2021 session today.

30 August 2021
NGO/920

Resuming its 2021 regular session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 116 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 31 others, pending responses to supplementary questions from its 19 members.

30 July 2021
DSG/SM/1618

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s video message to a virtual side event of the Economic and Social Council’s High-Level Political Forum on “Equity in the era of COVID-19 and the Sustainable Development Goals:  Improving Accountability for the Health and Rights of Vulnerable Women, Children and Adolescents”, on 13 July:

23 July 2021
ECOSOC/7064

The Economic and Social Council opened its 2022 session today with its incoming President emphasizing the critical role that it must play in guiding the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic and mobilizing international solidarity to achieve the promise of the Sustainable Development Goals.

22 July 2021
ECOSOC/7063

The Economic and Social Council continued its 2021 Management Segment today, adopting 12 resolutions, nine decisions and three recommendations — as well as several texts to be forwarded to the General Assembly — recommended by subsidiary bodies working on issues ranging from the global HIV/AIDS response to crime prevention to science and technology for development, much of which was heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

21 July 2021
ECOSOC/7062

The Economic and Social Council opened its 2021 Management Segment today with the adoption of four draft resolutions and six draft decisions, all but two of them without a vote, including a draft resolution that cast a spotlight on the complex challenges facing Haiti in the wake of the 7 July assassination of its President Jovenel Moïse, as well as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

16 July 2021
ECOSOC/7061

The Economic and Social Council concluded its high-level segment today, endorsing a sweeping Ministerial Declaration adopted a day earlier by the high‑level political forum on sustainable development — an outcome document reflecting Member States’ commitments to overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and building back better through green, inclusive recovery plans.

15 July 2021
ECOSOC/7060

The high-level political forum on sustainable development adopted a far‑reaching Ministerial Declaration reflecting Member States’ commitments to gather together in a global push to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and build back better through inclusive, green recovery plans.