UN DESA | United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
The Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination provides substantive support and promotes consensus in the United Nations Economic and Social Council and the General Assembly.
A main responsibility of the Office is to support ECOSOC's Annual Ministerial Review and Development Cooperation Forum to ensure a comprehensive, qualitative review of progress in implementing the MDGs. Global preparatory meetings, regional consultations and national reviews are essential elements to this process to ensure a substantive ministerial-level review and a quality, action-oriented dialogue on development cooperation issues. More…
On 1 July 2013, the Governments will meet at the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to address the important topics of Science, Technology, Innovation and Culture. They will adopt a Ministerial Declaration for scaling up actions in this field.
Show you support ahead of the ECOSOC annual meeting in July! Share your voices and ask ECOSOC to help shape future innovators. Empower youth to sustain the planet! Contribute a tweet or a Facebook post before 30 June for release on 1 July ...
27 March 2013 – New York
The potential of young people to use technology to make exceptional contributions to society and history is in the spotlight today at a United Nations forum, where officials are calling on future leaders to use their expertise and compassion to address the challenges facing the world.
14 March 2013 – New York
Technology, science and innovation play a key role in the development of Africa, United Nations officials stressed today, calling on policymakers to redouble their efforts to support this field and form partnerships that harness its power.