Economic and Social Council Meetings Coverage

26 May 2017
ECOSOC/6842-NGO/854

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today deferred action on the applications of four entities seeking special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council.

25 May 2017
ECOSOC/6841-NGO/853

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 7 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, while deferring action on 75 others.

25 May 2017
ECOSOC/6840

The global movement under way to stamp out international tax fraud was central to ending the booming illegal cross-border flow of money and capital obstructing realization of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Economic and Social Council heard today, as it wrapped up its Forum on Financing for Development follow-up with a series of expert panel discussions and related events.

24 May 2017
ECOSOC/6838

The Economic and Social Council Forum on Financing for Development follow-up opened its expert segment today with a panel discussion and set of three thematic round tables dedicated to garnering the vast resources required to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

24 May 2017
ECOSOC/6839-NGO/852

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 46 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, while deferring action on the status of 48 others.

23 May 2017
ECOSOC/6836

Noting that the current global trajectory would not fully eradicate poverty by 2030 target date, the Economic and Social Council’s financing for development follow-up forum closed its ministerial segment today with a pledge to take concrete, immediate steps to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and expedite implementation of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda.

23 May 2017
ECOSOC/6837-NGO/851

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 79 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, while deferring action on the status of 38 others.

22 May 2017
ECOSOC/6835-NGO/850

Resuming its 2017 session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 47 groups for special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, and deferred action on the status of 15 others.

22 May 2017
ECOSOC/6834

Populism and xenophobia were challenging global solidarity at a moment when States should be working together to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, speakers stressed today as the Economic and Social Council opened its forum on financing for development follow-up.

16 May 2017
ECOSOC/6833

Technology was transforming people’s realities, and the benefits of those advances were evident, speakers stressed today, as the Economic and Social Council concluded its two-day Science, Technology and Innovation Forum.