Economic and Social Council

5 December 2017
ECOSOC/6876

The Economic and Social Council met today to fill regular and outstanding vacancies in eight of its subsidiary bodies.

10 November 2017
ECOSOC/6875

The Economic and Social Council today adopted a resolution to discontinue the United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names in its current form, along with six decisions and two recommendations on organizational matters.

24 October 2017
ECOSOC/6873

In rebounding from the devastating effects of natural disasters, middle‑income countries needed access to multilateral financing and support for a risk‑informed, resilient approach to hazards, speakers highlighted in a special meeting of the Economic and Social Council on the aftermath of recent hurricanes.

6 October 2017
ECOSOC/6870

As it continued its newly-opened 2018 session this afternoon, the Economic and Social Council completed the election of its bureau and took note of appointments to the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters.

27 July 2017
ECOSOC/6868

Declaring open its 2018 session, the Economic and Social Council elected by acclamation Marie Chatardova (Czech Republic) as its new President and adopted its provisional agenda and working arrangements for its upcoming session.

26 July 2017
ECOSOC/6867

The Economic and Social Council concluded the third round of Coordination and Management meetings of its 2017 session today, adopting eight decisions on civil society’s participation within the United Nations and filling vacancies on several of its subsidiary bodies.

25 July 2017
ECOSOC/6866

The Economic and Social Council adopted seven resolutions and one decision on issues ranging from Haiti’s long-term development, to the economic and social repercussions of the Israeli occupation, and support for Non-Self-Governing Territories, as it launched the third round of its 2017 Coordination and Management Meetings today.

20 July 2017
ECOSOC/6865

Turning promises into progress in achieving a sustainable future depended on harnessing a collective will and taking resolute action to meet the deadline set in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, speakers said today as the High-level Political Forum concluded its general debate.

19 July 2017
ECOSOC/6864

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development today adopted a Ministerial Declaration aimed at accelerating the pace of implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to lift millions out of poverty, as it closed its 2017 session.

18 July 2017
ECOSOC/6862

Despite encouraging progress, the international community had yet to account for the millions of people who still wallowed in abject poverty and for whom the right to development remained but a dream, speakers said today as the ministerial segment of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development continued.