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Commission de la population et du développement
Commission on Population and Development
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.
Substantive session of 2002
GENEVA, 11 July (UN Information Service) -- The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) began debate this morning on United Nations efforts to provide special economic, humanitarian, and disaster relief assistance, hearing contentions by field experts and national delegations that more funding had to be found for such responses and for resources to be provided well after humanitarian and natural catastrophes had faded from the headlines.
Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations