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19 Jun 2018 description

New York 19 June 2018 As delivered

Your Excellency Vice-President Mattila,

As delivered Distinguished delegates. Ladies and gentlemen,

Mr. Vice President, thank you very much for your opening remarks and for your excellent leadership in overseeing the Humanitarian Affairs Segment of ECOSOC. I also thank the President of ECOSOC and the ECOSOC Bureau members for their support. And I take the opportunity to acknowledge the co-facilitators, Switzerland and Zambia, for their stewardship of this year’s ECOSOC humanitarian resolution.

29 Jun 2017 description

ECOSOC/6849-CCP/122
28 JUIN 2017

CONSEIL ÉCONOMIQUE ET SOCIAL
COMMISSION DE CONSOLIDATION DE LA PAIX - SÉANCE CONJOINTE - MATIN

28 Jun 2017 description

ECOSOC/6849-PBC/122

Despite numerous strategies to improve security, governance and development, the situation in the Sahel remained fragile, speakers in a joint meeting of the Economic and Social Council and Peacebuilding Commission agreed today, amid calls for Governments and international partners to improve coherence on the ground by matching short-term objectives with a longer term vision for the region.

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.

17 Jul 2012 description

ECOSOC/6538

Conseil économique et social
Session de fond de 2012
35e séance – matin & après-midi

Comment l’action humanitaire de la communauté internationale pourra-t-elle renforcer les partenariats en matière de réponse d’urgence face aux défis posés par les catastrophes naturelles et les crises alimentaires? Cette question est au cœur des travaux du Conseil économique et social (ECOSOC) consacrés aux affaires humanitaires.

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 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**

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/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 …

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.

15 Jun 2004 description

Action Also Taken on Eight Other Rights Recommendations
ECOSOC/6113

Economic and Social Council
2004 Organizational Session