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06 Dec 2014 description

ECOSOC/6653

2015 Session, 3rd Meeting (AM)
Economic and Social Council, Meetings Coverage

Speakers Call for Continued International Aid to Ensure Sustainable Development

The deadly Ebola outbreak could inflict $3-4 billion in losses on the Sub-Saharan African economy and had already begun to erode economic growth in the hardest-hit countries, the Economic and Social Council heard today as it considered how the epidemic could endanger sustainable development.

12 Dec 2011 description

Note by the Secretary-General

General Assembly
Nineteenth session
27 February-23 March 2012
Agenda item 2
Annual report of the United Nations High
Commissioner for Human Rights and reports of the
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for
Human Rights and the Secretary-General

19 Jul 2010 description

ECOSOC/6445

In keynote Address, Deputy Secretary-General Highlights Clear Links between Peace and Achievement of Millennium Development Goals

In any country, the devastating legacy of conflict - death, disease, population displacement and capital flight - could erase hard-won development gains and States emerging from such situations must manage myriad and often competing priorities in order to meet all eight of the Millennium Development Goals, high-level United Nations officials stressed today.

During a joint meeting of the Economic and Social Council and the Peacebuilding …

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

17 May 2007 description


WOM/1626
Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women
777th & 778th Meetings (AM & PM)

Sierra Leone ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women in 1988 without reservation, but since it was emerging from an 11-year civil war that had destroyed most of the country's social, economic and physical infrastructure and resulted in a breakdown of civil and political authority, it was only now able to report to the expert Committee that monitors compliance with that treaty, its delegation explained today.

04 Feb 2002 description

E/CN.5/2002/NGO/4
Commission for Social Development
Fortieth session
11-21 February 2002

Item 3 (b) (iii) of the provisional agenda*
Follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development and the twenty-fourth special session of the General Assembly:

14 Jun 2001 description

Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations