Economic and Social Council

23 January 2020
NGO/903

Continuing its 2020 regular session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 31 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on 75 others.

22 January 2020
NGO/902

Continuing its 2020 regular session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 63 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 57 others.

21 January 2020
NGO/901

Continuing its 2020 regular session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 87 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 40 others.

20 January 2020
NGO/900

Opening its regular session for 2020, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 66 entities for special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 34 others.

20 December 2019
ECOSOC/7017

The Economic and Social Council today filled two regular vacancies in the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN‑Women) and elected four additional members to the Executive Committee of the Programme of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

10 December 2019
ECOSOC/7016

The Economic and Social Council today adopted a resolution aimed at better coordinating support to Africa’s Sahel region, and held elections to fill vacancies in several of its subsidiary bodies and the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN‑Women).

3 December 2019
ECOSOC/7015-PBC/133

While nomadic herding has peacefully existed for centuries, the traditional practice is now facing increased pressure in West Africa and the Sahel region due to reduced land, scarce water, climate change and the proliferation of illegally armed groups, delegates told a joint meeting of the Economic and Social Council and Peacebuilding Commission today.

15 October 2019
ECOSOC/7013

The Economic and Social Council today approved a draft decision, in addition to electing a Vice-President and agreeing upon the division of responsibilities for its 2020 session.

25 July 2019
ECOSOC/7012

The Economic and Social Council will prioritize development financing, transparent institutions, good governance and anti-corruption in 2020, its newly elected President pledged today, as arrangements were finalized for the forthcoming session.

24 July 2019
ECOSOC/7011

The Economic and Social Council today adopted a series of texts, forwarded by its subsidiary bodies, aimed at streamlining support to those facing development challenges around the globe — including populations where HIV rates remain high, communities facing political uncertainty in Haiti and countries emerging from conflict across Africa.