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16 Jul 2002 description


ECOSOC/6020
2002 Substantive Session
25th and 26th Meetings (AM & PM)

The Economic and Social Council continued its humanitarian affairs segment at the highest level today, in an interactive dialogue on reaching vulnerable groups in the context of complex humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters, and on the transition from relief to development in that same context.

15 Jul 2002 description


ECOSOC/6019
2002 Substantive Session
23rd and 24th Meetings (AM & PM)
Adopts Resolution without a Vote; Also Opens Three-Day Humanitarian Segment of 2002 Session

The Economic and Social Council today, following last week’s consideration on strengthening its work, decided to consider creating, at the request of any African country emerging from conflict, a limited but flexible ad hoc advisory group to examine the humanitarian and economic needs of the country concerned. Also today, it opened the humanitarian segment of its 2002 substantive session.