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27 Jul 2012 description

ECOSOC/6544

Economic and Social Council
2012 Substantive Session
46th & 47th Meetings (AM & PM)

Adopts by Recorded Votes Texts on Socioeconomic Impact of Israeli Occupation On Palestinian Territory; United Nations Support to Non-Self-Governing Territories

20 May 2011 description

ECOSOC/6480
NGO/723

Committee on NGOs
24th & 25th Meetings (AM & PM)

Completing its fourth day of the resumed 2011 session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) today recommended special consultative status for 25 entities to the Economic and Social Council, and postponed consideration of 26 additional groups until the Committee receive answers to its outstanding questions.

19 May 2011 description

ECOSOC/6479

Economic and Social Council 2011 Organizational Session 11th Meeting (PM)

The Economic and Social Council today adopted three texts, the first a resolution endorsing the decision of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) to hold its thirty-fourth session in El Salvador during the first half of 2012.

25 May 2010 description

Summary

The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 46/182, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to report annually to the Assembly and the Economic and Social Council on the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance. The report is also submitted in response to General Assembly resolutions 63/147 and 64/76 and Economic and Social Council resolution 2009/3.

The report describes the major humanitarian trends and challenges over the past year and analyses two thematic issues of current concern: operating in high-risk …

01 Dec 2009 description

Commission for Social Development
Forty-eighth session
3-12 February 2010
Item 3 of the provisional agenda*
Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and

23 Jul 2009 description


Also Discusses Work of Ad Hoc Advisory Groups on African Countries Emerging from Conflict and Empowerment of Women in Countries Emerging from Conflict

The Economic and Social Council this afternoon discussed the long-term programme of support for Haiti and decided to extend the mandate of the Ad Hoc Advisory Group for Haiti for one year. It also discussed the work of Ad Hoc Advisory Groups on African countries emerging from conflict, and held a panel discussion on the empowerment of women in countries emerging from conflict: the role of parliaments.

20 Jul 2009 description

The Economic and Social Council this morning opened its Humanitarian Affairs Segment, holding a general discussion on strengthening the coordination of humanitarian assistance: present challenges and their impact on the future.

Tiina Intelmann, Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council, introducing the Humanitarian Affairs Segment on strengthening the coordination of humanitarian assistance: present challenges and their impact on the future, said humanitarian practitioners feared that hundreds of millions more would be in need of humanitarian assistance in the coming few years.

17 Jul 2009 description

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) this afternoon convened an informal event on the transition from relief to development, holding a panel discussion focusing on key themes of the recently-issued report of the Secretary-General on peacebuilding in the immediate aftermath of conflict.

28 May 2009 description

Assemblée générale
Soixante-quatrième session
Point 71 a) de la liste préliminaire*
Renforcement de la coordination de l'aide
humanitaire et des secours en cas de catastrophe
fournis par les organismes des Nations Unies,
y compris l'assistance économique spéciale :
renforcement de la coordination de l'aide humanitaire
d'urgence fournie par les organismes des Nations Unies

Conseil économique et social
Session de fond de 2009
Genève, 6-31 juillet 2009
Point 5 de l'ordre du jour provisoire**

28 May 2009 description

General Assembly
Sixty-fourth session Item 71 (a) of the preliminary list*
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations

Economic and Social Council
Substantive session of 2009
Geneva, 6-31 July 2009
Item 5 of the provisional agenda**

13 May 2009 description


ENV/DEV/1048

Commission du développement durable
Dix-septième session
9e et 10e séances – matin et après-midi

Ministres, représentants et responsables du système de L'ONU examinent les moyens de « répondre à la crise alimentaire par le biais du développement durable »

13 May 2009 description


ENV/DEV/1048

Commission on Sustainable Development
Seventeenth Session
9th & 10th Meetings* (AM & PM)

Chair Says Old Solutions No Longer Fit Twenty-First Century Challenges; Round Table on "Responding to the Food Crisis through Sustainable Development"

23 Jul 2008 description


ECOSOC/6368

Economic and Social Council
2008 Substantive Session
40th & 41st Meetings (AM & PM)

Also Adopts Texts Addressing Gender Equality, Palestinian Women, Development Policy, Habitat Agenda, Harmful Products, among Other Issues

30 May 2008 description

General Assembly
Sixty-third session
Item 68 (a) of the preliminary list*
Strengthening of the coordination of
humanitarian and disaster relief assistance
of the United Nations, including special
economic assistance: strengthening of the
coordination of emergency humanitarian
assistance of the United Nations

Economic and Social Council
Substantive session of 2008
New York, 30 June-25 July 2008
Item 5 of the provisional agenda**
Special economic, humanitarian and disaster

17 Jul 2007 description


ECOSOC/6297

Concludes Humanitarian Affairs Segment after General Discussion

(Reissued as received.)

GENEVA, 17 July (UN Information Service) - The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) this afternoon adopted a resolution under its humanitarian affairs segment on strengthening the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations and another under its coordination segment on the role of the United Nations in providing full and productive employment and decent work for all.

17 Jul 2007 description

ECOSOC/6296

(Reissued as received.)

GENEVA, 17 July (UN Information Service) - The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) this morning continued its humanitarian segment, holding a panel discussion on the theme of needs-based humanitarian financing, including the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF).

Hjalmar Hannesson (Iceland), Vice-President of the Council, introducing the discussion, said the scale and magnitude of humanitarian emergencies had put pressure on the international community to make more efficient use of funding, thus prompting the development of new mechanisms to …