2021 Management Segment

What?

In accordance with resolution 72/305, “the meetings of the management segment will, in principle, last no more than two days, twice per cycle”. At the 2021 session, the Management Meetings are scheduled to take place on 8 and 9 June and 21 and 22 July 2021, respectively. The Council also held elections to fill vacancies in its subsidiary bodies during a dedicated management meeting on 20 April 2021, as well as a previous one in the last quarter of 2020, on 14 September 2020.

Who?

Participants at the Management Segment are Member States, representatives of the Council’s functional commissions and expert bodies, regional commissions and United Nations agencies, funds and programmes.

How?

The programme of the Management Segment meetings is structured around actions that ECOSOC is expected to take on the reports of its subsidiary bodies and around the consideration of UN system coordination issues.

Annotated agenda of the Council for the 2021 session

ECOSOC subsidiary bodies and their latest sessions

21-22 July 2021

  • Action on draft decision on “African countries emerging from conflict” (E/2021/L.32) 12(e) 21 July
  • Action on draft decision on “Sustainable development in the Sahel” (E/2021/L.33) 12(g) 21 Julyl.3
  • Action on draft resolution on "Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti" (E/2021/L.29; oral statement of programme budget implications12(d) 21 July
  • Action on draft decision on “Application of the non-governmental organization International Association for the Development of the Abaza-Abkhaz Ethnos “Alashara” for consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (E/2021/L.25; RECORDED VOTE REQUESTED) 17 21 July
  • Action on draft resolution on “Support to Non-Self-Governing Territories by the specialized agencies and international institutions associated with the United Nations” (E/2021/L.31) 14 21 July
  • Action on draft resolution on “Follow-up to the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean” (E/2021/L.23/Rev.1; oral statement of programme budget implications) 15 21 July
  • Action on draft resolution on “Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries for the Decade 2011–2020 (E/2021/L.28) 11 21 July
  • Action on draft resolution on Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (E/2021/L.30; oral statement of programme budget implications) 12(h) 22 July
  • Action on draft resolution on the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (E/2021/L.35) 12(f) 22 July
  • Action on draft resolution on “Open-source technologies for sustainable development (E/2021/L.27) 18(b) 22 July
  • Action on draft decision on “Proposed dates of the meetings and segments of the Economic and Social Council in 2022” (E/2021/L.3412(i) 22 July
  • Report of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti [E/2021/65] 12(d) 21 July
  • Report of the Committee for Programme and Coordination on its sixty-first session (1-25 June 2021) [A/76/16] (Supplement No. 16) (General Assembly resolution 31/93 and Council resolution 2008 (LX)) 12(a) 21 July
  • Proposed programme budget for 2022 [relevant fascicles of A/76/6] (General Assembly resolution 58/269 and Council resolution 1988/77) 12(b)  21 July
  • Report of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations on its 2021 session [E/2021/32 (Part I)17  21 July
    • Action on the recommendations contained in the report of the Committee:
      • Draft decision I: Applications for consultative status and requests for reclassification received from non-governmental organizations
      • Draft decision II: Report of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations on its 2021 regular session 
  • Report of the Secretary-General on regional cooperation in the economic, social and related fields [E/2021/15E/2021/15/Add.1E/2019/15/Add.2One pager of the report 15  21 July
    • Action on the recommendations contained in the addenda of the report:
      • Draft decision I: Best Practice Guidance for Effective Methane Recovery and Use from Abandoned Coal Mines (in E/2021/15/Add.1)
      • Draft decision II: Updated United Nations Framework Classification for Resources (in E/2021/15/Add.1)
      • Draft decision on endorsement of revised terms of reference of the Inland Transport Committee (in E/2019/15/Add.2)
  • Summary of the work of the Economic Commission for Europe, 2020 –2021 [E/2021/16] 15  21 July
  • Summary of the work of the Economic Commission for Africa, 2020-2021 [E/2021/17] 15  21 July
  • Summary of the work of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 2020-2021 [E/2021/18] 15  21 July
  • Summary of the work of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2020–2021 [E/2021/1915  21 July
  • Summary of the work of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, 2020–2021 [E/2021/20]15 21 July
  • Report of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on its thirtieth [E/2021/30] 19(c) 22 July
    • Action on the recommendations contained in the report of the Commission:
      • A. Draft resolutions to be recommended by the Economic and Social Council for adoption by the General Assembly
        • I.      Fourteenth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
        • II.     Reducing reoffending through rehabilitation and reintegration
        • III.    Integrating sport into youth crime prevention and criminal justice strategies
        • IV.    Strengthening criminal justice systems during and after the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic
        • V.     Preventing and combating crimes that affect the environment
      • B. Draft resolutions for adoption by the Economic and Social Council
        • Implementation of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons
      • C. Draft decisions for adoption by the Economic and Social Council
        • Report of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on its thirtieth session and provisional agenda for its thirty-first session
  • Report of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on its sixty-fourth session [E/2021/28 (Supp. No. 8)] 19(d) 22 July
    • Action on the recommendations contained in the report of the Commission:
      • Report of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on its sixty-fourth session and provisional agenda for its sixty-fifth session
      • Report of the International Narcotics Control Board
  • Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2020 [E/INCB/2020/1] 19(d) 22 July
  • Note by the Secretary-General on the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS [E/2021/64] 12(h) 22 July
  • Note by the Secretariat on the Programme Coordinating Board of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS [E/2021/67] 12(h) 22 July
  • Report of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development on its twenty-fourth session [E/2021/31 (Supplement No. 11)] 18(b) 22 July
    • Action on the recommendations contained in the report of the Commission:
      • A. Draft resolutions for adoption by the Council:
        • I. Assessment of the progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society
        • II. Science, technology and innovation for development
      • B. Draft decisions for adoption by the Council:
        • I. Extension of the mandate of the Gender Advisory Board of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development
        • II. Participation of non-governmental organizations and civil society entities in the work of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development
        • III. Participation of academic and technical entities in the work of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development
        • IV. Participation of business sector entities, including the private sector, in the work of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development
        • V. Report of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development on its twenty-fourth session and provisional agenda and documentation for the twenty-fifth session of the Commission
  • Report of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names on its 2021 session [E/2021/69] 18(i) 22 July
    • Action on the recommendations contained in the report of the Group of Experts:
      • Recommendation 1
      • Recommendation 2
      • Recommendation 3
  • Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of integrated, coherent and coordinated support to South Sudan and the Sahel Region by the United Nations system [E/2021/63] 12(e), 12(g) 21 July
  • Report of the Secretary-General on the implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples by the specialized agencies and international institutions associated with the United Nations [A/76/68] 14 21 July
  • Report of the President of the Council on the implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples by the specialized agencies and international institutions associated with the United Nations [E/2021/814 21 July
  • Report of the Secretary-General on assistance to the Palestinian people [E/2021/7114 21 July
  • Report of the Secretary-General on the economic and social repercussions of the Israeli occupation on the living conditions of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan [E/2021/7316 21 July
  • Report of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on its twenty-first, twenty-second and twenty-third sessions [A/76/5519(f) 21 July
  • Report of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights 19(f) 21 July
  • Note by the Secretary-General transmitting the report of the Director General of the World Health Organization on the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases [E/2021/48/Rev.1] 12(f) 22 July
  • Report of the Secretary-General on the progress made in the implementation of and follow-up to the World Summit on the Information Society at the regional and international levels [E/2021/11] 18(b) 22 July
  • Report of the of the High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation on its twentieth session [A/76/397(c) 22 July

8-9 June 2021

  • Under item 12 (c): Action on draft proposal “Mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system” (E/2021/L.20 Facilitated by Colombia and Japan)
  • Under item 18 (a): Action on draft proposal “Report of the Committee for Development Policy on its twenty-third session” (E/2021/L.18 Facilitated by the Vice-President (Botswana))
  • Under item 18 (i): Action on draft decision "Dates of the eleventh session of the Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management" (E/2021/L.17)
  • Under item 11 (b): Action on any draft proposals to be submitted (action deferred to July)
  • Under item 12 (i): Action on draft resolution “Calendar of conferences and meetings in the economic, social and related fields” (E/2021/L.21)
  • Under item 12 (d): Action on draft decision “Appointment of an additional member of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti“ (E/2021/L.16)
  • Under item 20: Action on draft proposal “United Nations System Staff College in Turin, Italy” (E/2021/L.19 Facilitated by Italy)
  • Under item 20: Action on draft proposal “United Nations Institute for Training and Research” (E/2021/L.22 to be issued. Facilitated by Guatemala – draft submitted to silence procedure, which expired without objection on 1 June 2021.)
  • Report of the Statistical Commission on its fifty-second session (E/2021/24) 18(c)
  • Report of the United Nations Forum on Forests on its sixteenth session (E/2021/42) (Supplement No. 22) (to be issued - advance unedited version) 18(k)
  • Report of the Commission on the Status of Women on its sixty-fifth session (E/2021/27) 18(j), 19(a)
  • Report of the Commission for Social Development on its fifty-ninth session (E/2021/26) 19(b)
  • Report of the Commission on Population and Development on its fifty-fourth session (E/2021/25 – to be issued - advance unedited version) 18(f)
  • Report of the Committee for Development Policy on its 23rd session (E/2021/33) 18(a)
  • Report of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters on its twenty-second session (E/2021/45/Add.2- to be issued– advance unedited version) 18(h)
  • Report of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration on its twentieth session (E/2021/44 – to be issued– advance unedited version) 18(g)
  • Report of the Secretary-General on the work of the Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, (E/2021/10– to be issued – advance unedited version) 18(l)
  • Report of the Economic and Social Council forum on financing for development follow-up on its 2021 session, including the intergovernmentally agreed conclusions and recommendations of the forum (E/FFDF/2021/3) 11(a)
  • Report of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on its twentieth session (E/2021/43 – to be issued - advance unedited version) 19(g)
  • Report of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme at its fifth session (A/76/25) 18(e)

Forthcoming.