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2013

Volume 12, Number 2

August 2013

Every development success has drawn from innovating

  • High-level Segment (1-4 July) – A need for innovation to advance on MDGs
  • High-level Symposium on the Future of Development Cooperation
  • Coordination Segment (5-9 July) – Decent work for all
  • Operational Activities Segment (10-12 July) – QCPR implementation
  • Humanitarian Affairs Segment (15-17 July) – A resolution to reaffirms the importance of access
  • General Segment (18-25 July) – South Soudan and Haiti

Volume 12, Number 1

July 2013

Substantive Session 2011

  • High-level Segment - 1 - 4 July
  • Coordination Segment - 5 - 9 July
  • Operational Activities Segment - 10 - 12 July
  • Humanitarian Affairs Segment - 15 - 17 July
  • General Segment - 18 - 25 July

2012 (back to top)

Volume 11, Number 1

July 2012

 

2011 (back to top)

Volume 10, Number 2

September 2011

Substantive Session 2011

  • High-level Segment - 4 - 8 July
  • Coordination Segment - 11 - 14 July
  • Operational Activities Segment - 14 - 18 July
  • Humanitarian Affairs Segment - 19 - 21 July
  • General Segment - 22 - 28 July
  • Concluding Session - 29 July

Volume 10, Number 1

July 2011

Substantive Session 2011

  • High-level Segment - 4 - 8 July
  • ECOSOC Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions - 8 July 2010
  • Coordination Segment - 11 - 14 July
  • Operational Activities Segment - 14 - 18 July
  • Humanitarian Affairs Segment - 19 - 21 July
  • General Segment - 22 - 29 July

2010 (back to top)

Volume 9, Number 3

December 2010

ECOSOC 2011

Annual Ministerial Review (AMR)

  • Preparatory Process (Regional Preparatory Meetings & National Voluntary Presentations)

Development Cooperation Forum (DCF)

  • Preparatory Process (Regional Meetings)

The role of ECOSOC and the Review of 61/16

  • ECOSOC 2010 Retreat “Building on Progress: Defining New Actions”

PAST ACTIVITIES

  • Substantive Session of ECOSOC, New York, 28 June - 23 July 2010
  • High-level Segment (28 June – 2 July 2010)
  • Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions (2 July 2010)
  • Coordination Segment (6 – 8 July 2010)
  • Operational Activities Segment (9 – 13 July 2010)
  • Humanitarian Affairs Segment (13 – 15 July 2010)
  • General Segment (16 –22 July 2010)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • ECOSOC publication on “Achieving Gender Equality, Women’s Empower­ment and Strengthening Development Cooperation” Coming out soon!

Already printed and available online:

1. Development Cooperation for the MDGs: Maximizing Results
2. ECOSOC 2011 Calendar on the theme of “Education”

Volume 9, Number 2

June 2010

ECOSOC 2010 SUBSTANTIVE SESSION

  • High-level Segment, 28 June-2 July
  • Coordination Segment, 6-8 July
  • Operational Activities Segment, 9-13 July
  • Humanitarian Affairs Segment, 13-15 July
  • General Segment, 16-22 July

OUTCOME PAST EVENTS/ ACTIVITIES

ECOSOC

  • Global Preparatory Meeting, 22 April
  • High-level Symposium of the Development Cooperation Forum, Helsinki, 3-4 June

OTHER ECOSOC MEETINGS

  • Commission on Population and Development, 43rd Session, 12-16 April
  • Committee of Experts on Public Administration, 9th Session, 19-23 April
  • Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 9th Session, 19-30 April
  • Commission on Sustainable Development, 18th Session, 3-4 May
  • Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 19th Session, 17-21 May

COMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES

  • TELEVISION DEBATE “Face to Face”, 30 June 2010

ECOSOC PUBLICATIONS

  • Special Event on Philanthropy on “Engaging Philanthropy to Promote Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment”, 22 February

Volume 9, Number 1

April 2010

ECOSOC

  • Malaysian Diplomat Elected Sixty-Sixth President of UN Economic and Social Council, 19 January 2010
  • Regional Preparatory Meeting of the Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) for Africa on Women and Health, 12-13 January 2010
  • AMR e-discussion on Women and Poverty, 11 January – 12 February 2010
  • Annual meeting of the Bureau of the Economic and Social Council with the Chairpersons of the functional commissions, 29 January 2010
  • ECOSOC Special Event on “Engaging philanthropy to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment”, 22 February 2010
  • Presentation of the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2010
  • Special meeting of ECOSOC with the Bretton Woods Institutions (BWIs), World Trade Organization (WTO) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), 18-19 March 2010

ECOSOC / Subsidiary bodies

  • Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, 2010 Regular Session, 25 January - 3 February 2010
  • Commission for Social Development, 48th Session, 3 - 12 February 2010
  • Statistical Commission, 41st Session, 23 - 26 February 2010
  • Commission on the Status of Women, 54th Session, 1 - 12 March 2010
  • Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 53rd Session, 8 - 12 March 2010

INCOMING EVENTS / ACTIVITIES
ECOSOC

  • Global Preparatory Process, (Annual Ministerial Review; Development Cooperation Forum), 22 April 2010
  • National Voluntary Presentation workshops
  • Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) Regional Preparations: “Coherent Development Cooperation: Maximizing impact towards existing commitments in a Changing Environment” —Finland, 3-4 June 2010

ECOSOC / Subsidiary bodies

  • Commission on Population and Develop-ment, 43rd Session, 12 - 16 April 2010
  • Committee of Experts on Public Adminis-tration, 9th Session, 19 - 23 April 2010
  • Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 9th Session, 19 - 30 April 2010
  • Commission on Sustainable Development, 18th Session, 3 - 4 May 2010
  • Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 17 - 21 May 2010

PUBLICATION

  • Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council - Achieving the Global Public Health Agenda
  • Reconstructing Public Administration after Conflict: Challenges, practices and Lessons Learned

2009 (back to top)

Volume 8, Number 3

October 2009
I - PAST ACTIVITIES
Substantive Session of ECOSOC, Geneva, 6-31 July 2009

  • High-level Segment
  • Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions
  • Coordination Segment
  • Operational Activities Segment
  • Humanitarian Affairs Segment
  • General Segment

II- INCOMING EVENTS / ACTIVITIES
ECOSOC

  • Preparation for the 2010 Annual Ministerial Review (AMR)
  • Preparation for the 2010 Development Cooperation Forum (DCF)

ECOSOC / Subsidiary bodies

  • International Narcotics Control Board, ninety-sixth session, Vienna
  • Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, forty-third session, Geneva
  • Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, pre-sessional working group, forty-fourth session, Geneva
  • Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG Subcommittee), thirty-sixth session, Geneva
  • Subcommittee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS Subcommittee), eighteenth session, Geneva
  • Commission on Narcotics Drugs, reconvened fifty-second, Vienna
  • Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, resumed eighteenth session, Vienna

Volume 8, Number 2

July 2009
I - ECOSOC 2009 Substantive Session

  1. High-level Segment, 6-9 July
  2. Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions, 10 July
  3. Coordination Segment, 10-14 July
  4. Operational Activities Segment, 15-17 July
  5. Humanitarian Affairs Segment, 20-22 July
  6. General Segment, 23-30 July

II - OUTCOME PAST EVENTS/ACTIVITIES

A - ECOSOC

  1. Global Preparatory Meeting, 31 March
  2. Special Meeting of ECOSOC with the BWIs, WTO and UNCTAD

 
AMR Regional Meetings on the theme of Global Public Health

  1. South Asia Regional Ministerial Meeting on “Financing Strategies for Healthcare”, 16-18 March
  2. Asia-Pacific Regional Ministerial Meeting on “Promoting Health Literacy”, 29-30 April
  3. Western Asia Regional Ministerial Meeting on “Addressing non-communicable diseases and injuries: Major challenges to sustainable development in the 21st century”, 10-11 May
  4. Latin America and Caribbean Regional Ministerial Meeting on “HIV and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean”, 5-6 June
  5. Africa Regional Ministerial Meeting on "eHealth - information and communication technology for health", 10-11 June

B - OTHER ECOSOC MEETINGS

  1. Commission on the Status of Women, 53rd Session, 2-13 March
  2. Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 52nd Session and High-level Segment, 11-20 March
  3. Commission on Population Development, 42nd Session, 30 March-3 April and 11 April
  4. Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 18th Session, 16-24 April
  5. United Nations Forum on Forests, 8th Session, 20 April-1 May
  6. Commission on Sustainable Development, 17th Session, 4-15 May
  7. Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 8th Session, 18-29 May
  8. Commission on Science and Technology for Development, 12th Session, 25-29 May

III - ECOSOC PUBLICATION

Special Event on Philanthropy and the Global Public Health Agenda, 23 February

Volume 8, Number 1

4 March 2009

I - PAST EVENTS

A - ECOSOC

  • Luxembourg Diplomat Elected Sixty-Fifth President of UN Economic and Social Council, 15 January 2009
  • Annual meeting of the Bureau of the Economic and Social Council with the Chairpersons of the functional commis-sions, 27 January 2009
  • AMR e-discussion on Global Public Health, 29 January – 26 February 2009
  • ECOSOC Special Event: The Contribution of Traditional Medicine to the Realization of International Development Objectives related to Global Public Health, 12 February 2009
  • ECOSOC Special Event on Philanthropy and the Global Public Health Agenda, 23 February 2009

B - ECOSOC Subsidiary Bodies

  • Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, 19 – 28 January 2009
  • International Narcotics Control Board, Ninety-Fourth Session, 2-6 February 2009
  • Commission for Social Development, Forty-Seventh Ses-sion, 4-13 February 2009
  • United Nations Statistical Commission, Fortieth Session, 24-27 February 2009

II - NOTEWORTHY ANNOUNCEMENTS

A - ECOSOC

  • Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) Regional Preparations
  • National Voluntary Presentation workshops
  • Global Preparatory Meeting, 31 March 2009

B - ECOSOC Subsidiary Bodies

  • Commission on the Status of Women, Fifty-Third Session, 2-13 March 2009
  • Committee for Development Policy, Eleventh Session, 9 -13 March 2009
  • The Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Fifty-second Session and High-Level Segment, 11-20 March 2009
  • Committee of Experts on Public Administration, eighth session, 30 March-3 April 2009
  • Commission on Population and Development, 42nd Ses-sion, 30 March-3 April 2009

III – NEWS

IV - ECOSOC PUBLICATION

  • Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council - Achieving Sustainable Development and Promoting Development Cooperation
  • 2008 Report of the International Narcotics Control Board

2008 (back to top)

Volume 7, Number 3

28 June 2008

I - SUBSTANTIVE SESSION OF THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL

  • High-level Segment (30 June—3 July 2008)
  • Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions (7 July 2008)
  • Coordination Segment (7-9 July 2008)
  • Operational Activities Segment (10-14 July 2008)
  • Humanitarian Affairs Segment (15 - 17 July 2008)
  • General Segment (18-24 July 2008)

II - OUTCOME PAST EVENTS / ACTIVITIES

A – ECOSOC

  • Special Meeting on the Global Food Crisis in New York, 20 May 2008
  • Regional Preparatory Meeting on Sustainable Urbanization, Bahrain, 1-2 June 2008
  • Stakeholder Forum, “Role of national and local stakeholders in contributing to aid quality and effectiveness”, Italy, 12-13 June 2008

B - Subsidiary Bodies

  • International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), Ninety-second session, 19-30 May 2008

Volume 7, Number 2

16 May 2008

I - NOTEWORTHY ANNOUNCEMENTS

A - ECOSOC

  • Special Meeting of ECOSOC on the Global Food Crisis, 20 May 2008
  • Stakeholder Forum, “The role of national and local stakeholders in contributing to aid quality and effectiveness”, 12-13 June 2008

B - ECOSOC Subsidiary Bodies

  • Fortieth session of the Committee and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 28 April-16 May 2008
  • Ninety-second session of the International Narcotics Control Board, 19-30 May 2008
  • Eleventh session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD), 26 - 30 May 2008

II - OUTCOME-PAST EVENTS / ACTIVITIES

A - ECOSOC

  • Special High-level meeting of ECOSOC with the Bretton Woods Institutions, WTO and UNCTAD, 14 April 2008
  • Informal Preparatory Meeting, "Land and Vulnerable People in a World of Change", 17 April 2008
  • ECOSOC Special Event on “Achieving the MDGs and coping with the challenges of climate change”, 2 May 2008

B - Subsidiary Bodies

  • Forty-first session of the Commission on Population and Development, 7-11 April 2008
  • Seventh session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration, 14-18 April 2008
  • Seventeenth session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 14-18 April 2008
  • Seventh session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 21 April - 2 May 2008

III - NEWS

Volume 7, Number 1

A - ECOSOC

  • Election of the Bureau of ECOSOC, 14 January 2008
  • High-level Symposium of the Development Co operation Forum (DCF) in Cairo , 19-20 January 2008
  • Second annual meeting of the Bureau of the Economic and Social Council with the Chairpersons of the functional commissions, 29 January 2008
  • ECOSOC special event on “How corporate philanthropy can contribute to advancing the Millennium Development Goals, particularly for sustainable development”, 25 February 2008
  • Informal Global Preparatory Meeting, 6 March 2008
  • Meetings of the ECOSOC Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti with Bretton Woods Institutions, Inter-American Development Bank and Organization of American States, 8 April 2008

B - ECOSOC Subsidiary Bodies

  • Regular session of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, 21-30 January 2008
  • Forty-sixth session of the Commission for Social Development, 6-15 February 2008
  • Fifty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women, 25 February 7 March 2008
  • Thirty-ninth session of the Statistical Commission, 26 - 29 February 2008
  • Fifty-first session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 10-14 March 2008
  • Tenth session of the Committee for Development Policy, 17-20 March 2008
  • Briefing of the International Narcotics Control Board, 18 March 2008
  • First joint annual meeting of the African Union and the Economic Commission for Africa , 31 March - 2 April 2008.
  • NGO Forum, 4 April 2008

II - NOTEWORTHY ANNOUNCEMENTS

A - ECOSOC

  • High-level meeting of ECOSOC with the Bretton Woods Institutions, WTO and UNCTAD, 14 April 2008
  • Informal Preparatory Meeting, "Land and Vulnerable People in a World of Change", 17 April 2008

B - Subsidiary Bodies

  • Forty-first session of the Commission on Population and Development, 7-11 April 2008
  • Seventh session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration, 14-18 April 2008
  • Seventeenth session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 14-18 April 2008
  • Seventh session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 21 April - 2 May 2008
  • Sixteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development, 5-16 May 2008

III - NEWS

IV - ECOSOC PUBLICATION

  • Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council, “Strengthening Efforts to Eradicate Poverty and Hunger”

2007  (back to top)

Volume 6, Number 3

10 September 2007

I - ECOSOC 2007 Substantive Session

A - High-level Segment - 2-5 July 2007

B - High Level Dialogue of the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions with the Economic and Social Council - 6 July 2007

C - Coordination Segment - 6-10 July 2007

D - Operational Activities Segment - 10-13 July 2007

E - Humanitarian Affairs Segment - 16-18 July 2007

F - General Segment - 19-26 July 2007

Volume 6, Number 2

I - ECOSOC Upcoming Events

A - ECOSOC 2007 Substantive Session - Geneva

  • High-level Segment (2-5 July 2007)
  • Coordination Segment (6-10 July 2007)
  • Operational Activities Segment (10-13 July 2007)
  • Humanitarian Affairs Segment (16-18 July 2007)
  • General Segment (19-26 July 2007)

 B - Other upcoming events

Civil Society Development Forum (28-30 June 2007)

II - Past Events / Activities

A - ECOSOC

  • Informal event for the 2007 Annual Ministerial Review (2 April 2007)
  • Special High-level meeting with the BWIs, WTO and UNCTAD (16 April 2007)
  • Mission of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group to Haiti (18-21 April 2007)
  • DESA High-level Symposium (19-20 April 2007)

B - Outcome 2007 Meetings of ECOSOC Subsidiary

Bodies  

  • Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Fiftieth session (12-16 March)
  • Committee for Development Policy, Ninth session (19-23 March)
  • Commission on Population and Development, Fortieth session (9-13 April)
  • Committee of Experts on Public Administration, Sixth session (10-13 April)
  • United Nations Forum on Forests, Seventh session (16-27 April)
  • Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Sixteenth session (23-27 April)
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe , Sixty-second session (25-27 April)
  • Commission on Sustainable Development, Fifteenth session (30 April-11 May)
  • Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Thirty-eight session (30 April-18 May)
  • Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Sixth session (14-25 May)
  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Sixty-third session (17-23 May)
  • Commission on Science and Technology for Development, Tenth session (21-25 May)

Volume 6, Number 1

8 March 2007

I- Past Events

A- ECOSOC

  • Adoption of General Assembly resolution 61/16, “Strengthening the Economic and Social Council” (20 November 2006)
  • Meeting of the Bureau of the Economic and Social Council with the Chairpersons of the functional commissions (15 January 2007)
  • New Economic and Social Council President Dalius Čekuolis of Lithuania takes office with four Vice-Presidents of ECOSOC (17 January 2007)
  • Resumed Substantive session of 2006 and Organizational session of 2007
  • ECOSOC President speaks at the Security Council and General Assembly on the issue of Peacebuilding

B- ECOSOC subsidiary bodies

  • Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (22 – 31 January 2007)
  • Commission for Social Development (7-16 February 2007)
  • Intergovernmental preparatory meeting for the fifteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (26 Feb-2 Mar)
  • Statistical Commission, 38th session (27 Feb-2 Mar)

C- Others events

  • Friedrich Ebert Foundation Workshop on ECOSOC reform (18 January 2007)
II - Noteworthy and other announcements

A- ECOSOC

  • Economic and Social Council approves themes for 2007 Thematic Discussion and Annual Ministerial Review
  • Triennial Comprehensive Policy Review-TCPR
  • Annual Ministerial Review Global Preparatory Meeting (2 April 2007)
  • Development Cooperation Forum
  • Special High-level Meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the BWIs, WTO and UNCTAD, 10th session (16 April 2007)

B - ECOSOC subsidiary bodies

  • Commission on the Status of Women, fifty-first session (26 Feb-9 Mar)
III - ECOSOC Publication
  • Full and Productive Employment and Decent Work

2006  (back to top)

Volume 5, Number 3

1 September 2006

Contents:

  • Special Edition, ECOSOC 2006 Substantive Session, Geneva (3-28 July 2006)

Volume 5, Number 2

31 May 2006  

Contents:

  • Upcoming ECOSOC 2006 Substantive Session, Geneva (3-28 July 2006)
  • Inaugural Meeting of the Global Alliance for ICT and Development, Kuala Lumpur (19-20 June 2006)
  • Civil Society Forum to the ECOSOC High-level Segment (29 - 30 June 2006)
  • Informal Preparatory Meeting of the High-level Segment of ECOSOC (4 - 5 April 2006)
  • The 2006 ECOSOC NGO Forum (6 April 2006; and 20-21 April 2006)
  • Special high-level meeting of ECOSOC with BWIs, WTO and UNCTAD (24 April 2006)
  • DESA Forum on Productive Employment and Decent Work (8 - 9 May 2006)
  • The 2006 Resumed Session of the Committee on NGO (10 - 19 May 2006)
  • ECOSOC and the Organizational Committee of the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (8 and 12 May 2006).

Volume 5, Number 1

31 March 2006

Contents:

  • H.E. Mr. Ali Hachani of Tunisia , Elected President of ECOSOC (17 January 2006)
  • Meetings of the ECOSOC Ad Hoc Advisory Groups
  • Preparatory Meeting of the High-level Segment of ECOSOC (4 - 5 April 2006)
  • Special high-level meeting of ECOSOC with BWIs, WTO and UNCTAD (24 April 2006)
  • The ECOSOC NGO/Civil Society Forum (6 April 2006; and 20-21 April 2006)
  • Development Forum on Productive Employment and Decent Work (8 - 9 May 2006)
  • New DESA publication: “Funding for United Nations Development Cooperation: Challenges and Options”

2005  (back to top)

Volume 4, Number 3

31 October 2005

Contents:

  • The theme for the 2006 ECOSOC High-level Segment and Coordination Segments
  • Follow-up to the Summit Outcome on ECOSOC Reform
  • Breakfast Meeting of the ECOSOC Bureau at the Level of Head of State and Government (15 September 2005)
  • Meeting of the ECOSOC Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Guinea-Bissau and Group of Friends of Guinea-Bissau ( 20 September 2005)
  • ECOSOC Special Event on “Food Crisis in Africa ” (27 October 2005)
  • ECOSOC Special Event on “The Avian Flu” ( 3 November 2005)
  • “The World Summit on the Information Society” ( 16 – 18 November 2005)
  • New DESA Publication: “Achieving the Internationally Agreed Development Goals: Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council”

Volume 4, Number 2

31 August 2005

Contents:

  • 2005 ECOSOC Substantive Session, New York
  • Conference on InterFaith Cooperation for Peace: Enhancing Interfaith Dialogue and Cooperation Towards Peace in the 21 Century (22 June 2005)
  • Conference on Sustainable Urban Growth and Architecture (6 June 2005)
  • Conference on the Critical Role of Nutrition for Reaching the Millennium Development Goals (7 June 2005)
  • ICT Task Force Working Group on Enabling Environment (11-12 May 2005)
  • Promoting an Enabling Environment Conference: “Music Technology, culture and Health Care” ( June 2005)

Volume 4, Number 1

31 April 2005

Contents:

  • Special High-Level meeting with the Bretton Woods Institutions and the World Trade Organization and UNCTAD
  • ECOSOC Preparatory process of the 2005 High-level Segment
  • Mission of the ECOSOC Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti
  • ECOSOC Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Guinea Bissau
  • International Conference on Gender Mainstreaming and the MDGs
  • UN ITC Task Force Accra , Ghana , January 28-29, 2005
  • Pre-Conference on Internet Governance to the WSIS Africa Regional Preparatory Conference
  • United Nations Evaluation Group: Annual Meeting 2005
  • World Summit on Information Society-the second meeting of the Preparatory Committee
  • Harnessing the Potential of ICTs for Education, Dublin , Ireland

2004  (back to top)

Volume 3, Number 3

31 September 2004

Contents:

  • ECOSOC concludes its 2004 substantive session
  • ECOSOC resumed substantive session
  • Highlights of the Work of the Ad Hoc Advisory Groups
  • DPI/NGO Conference: “The Millennium Development Goals: Civil Society Takes Action”
  • Economic, Social and Cultural Importance of the World's Rice Consuming Population
  • The Benin Initiative: “Turning Assets into Usable Capital”
  • Wireless Internet for Underserved Communities in Latin America : The Mexican Experience
  • General Assembly: 59th Session of the UN General Assembly begins: Highlights of the debate that focus on Economic and Social Issues; Summary of the general debate of the Second Committee during the 59 th session of the General Assembly

Volume 3, Number 2

31 May 2004

Contents:

  • Special High-Level meeting with the Bretton Woods Institutions and the World Trade Organization
  • Informal session to assess the work of the ECOSOC Ad Hoc Groups on African Countries Emerging from Conflict
  • Informal panel discussion on ECOSOC reform issues
  • Global Forum on Internet governance
  • Resumed Organizational Session
  • Committee on Non-Governmental organizations 2004 Regular Session

Volume 3, Number 1

31 January 2004

Contents:

  • ECOSOC elects new President for 2004
  • Ad Hoc Advisory Group for Burundi : Progress achieved
  • Committee of NGOs holds Resumed Session
  • General Assembly: 58th Session of the UN General Assembly; Second Committee concludes its work

2003  (back to top)

Volume 2, Number 1

20 January 2003

Contents:

  • ECOSOC selects Bureau for 2003
  • ECOSOC selects themes for 2003 substantive session
  • ECOSOC Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Guinea-Bissau visits Guinea-Bissau
  • New e-book on development, health and education
  • ECOSOC prepares for Spring meeting with the Bretton Woods institutions
  • ECOSOC holds two resumed sessions during Fall 2002
  • UN General Assembly: Second Committee concludes discussion of key economic and financial proposals; Panel discussion on “Managing globalization”; Keynote address by James Wolfensohn; and New Second and Third Committee series of luncheon discussions

 

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