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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

19 Jul 2012 description

ECOSOC/6538

Economic and Social Council
2012 Substantive Session
35th Meeting (AM & PM)

Council Opens Humanitarian Affairs Segment
Also Holds Special Event on Humanitarian Needs in Sahel Region

Basing humanitarian responses on reliable data and tapping the expertise of local partners were vital to bringing relief aid to areas and communities in need, top United Nations officials said this afternoon, as the Economic and Social Council began its humanitarian affairs segment.

11 Jan 2012 description

ECOSOC/6490

Economic and Social Council 2012 Organizational Session 1st Meeting (PM)

Miloš Koterec of Slovakia Elected President for New Session; Says Sustainable Development, Post-2015 Development Architecture Critical Themes for Year Ahead

21 Jul 2011 description

Continues General Discussion on Special Economic, Humanitarian and Disaster Relief Assistance

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) today held a panel discussion on preparing for the future – predictable, effective, flexible and adequate humanitarian financing and its accountable use to meet the evolving needs and challenges for the delivery of humanitarian assistance, and continued its general discussion on special economic, humanitarian and disaster relief assistance.

21 Jul 2011 description

Holds Panel on Strengthening Preparedness and Capacities for Humanitarian Response and Special Event on Humanitarian Situation in the Horn of Africa

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.

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 …

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.

20 Jul 2009 description


The Economic and Social Council this afternoon held, in the context of its Humanitarian Affairs Segment, a panel discussion on respecting and implementing guiding principles of humanitarian assistance at the operational level - assisting the affected population.

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 Jun 2008 description

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

Economic and Social Council
Substantive session of 2008
Geneva, July 2008
Item 5 of the provisional agenda**
Special economic, humanitarian and

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

16 Jul 2007 description


ECOSOC/6294

Hears Presentation of Reports of Secretary-General and Joint Inspection Unit

(Reissued as received.)

GENEVA, 16 July (UN Information Service) - The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) this morning opened its humanitarian segment, held this year under the theme of “strengthening of the coordination of United Nations humanitarian assistance through enhancing the effectiveness of needs-based humanitarian assistance”, hearing an introduction of the reports of the Secretary-General under this item, as well as a report of the Joint Inspection Unit.