Economic and Social Council

22 May 2019
ECOSOC/6987

Regional commissions contain a wealth of information, assets and expertise, but greater transparency and efficiency are required to boost their role in supporting sustainable development, panellists and Member States told the Economic and Social Council on the second day of its segment on operational activities for development.

22 May 2019
ECOSOC/6988-NGO/893

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations continued its resumed session today, recommending 32 groups for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferring action on 52 others.

21 May 2019
ECOSOC/6985-NGO/892

Continuing its resumed session today, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended 27 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on 61 applications, while also approving one request for status reclassification and postponing action on one other such request.

21 May 2019
ECOSOC/6984

Realizing the Sustainable Development Goals depends on having effective structures, tools and guidance, Member States told the Economic and Social Council today at the opening of its three-day segment on operational activities for development.

20 May 2019
ECOSOC/6983-NGO/891

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations continued its resumed session today, recommending 75 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferring action on 43 others.

16 May 2019
ECOSOC/6982-NGO/890

Resuming its 2019 session today, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended 75 groups for special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, while deferring action on the status of 28 others.

15 May 2019
ECOSOC/6981

Concluding the Economic and Social Council’s two-day multi-stakeholder forum on science, technology and innovation, speakers today explored how cutting-edge research can help achieve crucial development targets, including building inclusive societies, combating climate change, engaging young people and protecting indigenous knowledge.

14 May 2019
ECOSOC/6980

Closing the digital divide between the “haves” and the “have nots” — notably the billions of people who lack Internet access — will require coherent policies and frameworks that keep pace with a fast-changing landscape, speakers said as the Economic and Social Council’s fourth multi-stakeholder forum on science, technology and innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals opened today

10 May 2019
ENV/DEV/1949

The Forum on Forests closed its fourteenth session today, approving a draft decision that its fifteenth session will be held at Headquarters from 4 to 8 May 2020, as well as a document containing that session’s provisional agenda — all to be sent to the Economic and Social Council for adoption.