Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee)

Documentation for the 72nd session


♦  ITEM 16:   Information and communications technologies for development

♦  ITEM 17:   Macroeconomic policy questions:

    (a)   International trade and development

    (b)   International financial system and development

    (c)   External debt sustainability and development

    (d)   Commodities

    (e)   Financial inclusion for sustainable development

    (f)   Promotion of international cooperation to combat illicit financial flows in order to foster sustainable development

♦  ITEM 18:   Follow-up to and implementation of the outcomes of the International Conferences on Financing for Development

♦  ITEM 19:   Sustainable development:

    (a)   Implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and the outcomes of the World Summit on Sustainable Development and of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

    (b)   Follow-up to and implementation of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway and the Mauritius Strategy for the Further Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States

    (c)   Disaster risk reduction

    (d)   Protection of global climate for present and future generations of humankind

    (e)   Implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa

    (f)   Convention on Biological Diversity

    (g)   Education for sustainable development

    (h)   Harmony with Nature

    (i)   Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

    (j)   Combating sand and dust storms

♦  ITEM 20:   Implementation of the outcomes of the United Nations Conferences on Human Settlements and on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

♦  ITEM 21:   Globalization and interdependence:

    (a)  Role of the United Nations in promoting development in the context of globalization and interdependence

    (b)  Science, technology and innovation for development

    (c)  Culture and sustainable development

    (d)  Development cooperation with middle-income countries

♦  ITEM 22:   Groups of countries in special situations:

    (a)   Follow-up to the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries

    (b)   Follow-up to the second United Nations Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries

♦  ITEM 23:   Eradication of poverty and other development issues:

    (a)  Implementation of the Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017)

    (b)  Women in development

    (c)  Human resources development

♦  ITEM 24:   Operational activities for development:

    (a)   Operational activities for development of the United Nations system

    (b)   South-South cooperation for development

♦  ITEM 25:   Agriculture development, food security and nutrition

♦  ITEM 26:   Towards global partnerships

♦  ITEM 63:   Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resource

♦  Item 121:   Revitalization of the work of the General Assembly

♦  Item 137:   Programme planning


[15 December 2017]


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