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14 Nov 2018 description

ECOSOC/6951-CCP/130
13 NOVEMBRE 2018

Le Conseil économique et social (ECOSOC) et la Commission de consolidation de la paix (CCP) ont poursuivi aujourd’hui leur Réunion conjointe annuelle, en s’attardant sur les relations entre les changements climatiques et les défis de la pérennisation de la paix dans le Sahel, caractérisé par « des problèmes complexes et multidimensionnels », exigeant une action mieux coordonnée.

14 Nov 2018 description

ECOSOC/6951-PBC/130
13 NOVEMBER 2018
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL-PEACEBUILDING COMMISSION JOINT MEETING (AM)

One of the world’s most environmentally degraded areas, the Sahel is suffering from a rise in intercommunal conflict over resources depleted by desertification, drought and other climatic extremes, speakers told a joint meeting of the Economic and Social Council and the Peacebuilding Commission today.

22 Jun 2018 description

ECOSOC/6932
21 JUIN 2018
CONSEIL ÉCONOMIQUE ET SOCIAL
SESSION DE 2018, 39E & 40E SÉANCES PLÉNIÈRES – MATIN & APRÈS-MIDI

Le Conseil économique et social (ECOSOC) a clos, cet après-midi, la session 2018 de son segment humanitaire en adoptant sans vote sa résolution annuelle sur le « renforcement de la coordination de l’aide humanitaire d’urgence fournie par les organismes des Nations Unies ».

21 Jun 2018 description

New York, 21 June 2018

Thank you very much to all of you for your active participation throughout this week. I particularly want to thank the Vice-President of this year’s ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment, Ambassador Matjila, and the many excellent panelists and participants for your insights and the work you do to give voice to people affected by humanitarian crises.

Once again, this Segment is taking place in the context of staggering levels of humanitarian need.

21 Jun 2018 description

ECOSOC/6932
21 JUNE 2018
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
2018 SESSION, 39TH & 40TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)

Concluding its humanitarian affairs segment, the Economic and Social Council today adopted a resolution on improving emergency response, stressing that the United Nations could better coordinate the protection of civilians, including women and children, persons with disabilities, the wounded, sick and displaced.

21 Jun 2018 description

ECOSOC/6931
20 JUIN 2018
CONSEIL ÉCONOMIQUE ET SOCIAL
SESSION DE 2018, 37E & 38E SÉANCES PLÉNIÈRES – MATIN & APRÈS-MIDI

« Il y a un proverbe africain qui dit qu’un enfant, c’est mon enfant, que les enfants, ce sont nos enfants », a déclaré le Vice-Président de Conseil économique et social (ECOSOC), M. Jerry Matthews Matjila, à l’entame de la deuxième journée de la session 2018 de son segment humanitaire, qui a vu la tenue de deux discussions de haut niveau.

20 Jun 2018 description

ECOSOC/6931

Economic and Social Council
2018 Session, 37th & 38th Meetings (AM & PM)

Prompt and effective action was key to addressing the sweeping impact of armed conflict on children as well as the myriad effects of climate change on the most vulnerable sectors of society, speakers said today as the Economic and Social Council continued its humanitarian affairs segment.

20 Jun 2018 description

Résumé

Le présent rapport a été établi en application de la résolution 46/182 de l’Assemblée générale, dans laquelle l’Assemblée a prié le Secrétaire général de lui faire rapport chaque année, ainsi qu’au Conseil économique et social, sur la question de la coordination de l’aide humanitaire d’urgence. Il fait également suite à la résolution 72/133 de l’Assemblée et à la résolution 2017/14 du Conseil. Le présent rapport porte sur la période allant du 1er janvier au 31 décembre 2017.

19 Jun 2018 description
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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 Assembly resolution 72/133 and Economic and Social Council resolution 2017/14. The period covered by the report is 1 January to 31 December 2017.

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.

19 Jun 2018 description

ECOSOC/6930

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
2018 SESSION, 36TH MEETING (PM)

At a time when the global humanitarian response system was struggling to meet an unprecedented demand in aid for millions of people displaced by natural disasters and conflict, new approaches and stronger partnerships were key to overcome urgent challenges, the Economic and Social Council heard today at the opening of its humanitarian affairs segment.

03 May 2018 description

ECOSOC/6912

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
2018 SESSION, 24TH & 25TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)

Real world examples of technology and innovation being deployed to build a more resilient Africa in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development were presented to the Economic and Social Council today as it concluded its annual three‑day integration segment.

02 May 2018 description

ECOSOC/6911

Economic and Social Council
2018 Session, 22nd & 23rd Meetings (AM & PM)

The Economic and Social Council today heard from urban development and sustainability experts including mayors and other public officials focused on building resilient cities, as it continued its 2018 integration segment.

01 May 2018 description

ECOSOC/6910

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
2018 SESSION, 20TH & 21ST MEETINGS (AM & PM)

Technological progress was a valuable tool for building resilience, but it must benefit everyone, including the poor, as nations ramp up their ability to weather increasingly complex shocks while at the same time putting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into practice, the Economic and Social Council heard today as it opened its three-day 2018 integration segment.

18 Apr 2018 description

ECOSOC/6903

Economic and Social Council
2018 Session, 19th Meeting (AM)

The Economic and Social Council today adopted three decisions and took up several reports, including two addressing food security and nutrition, as the organ concluded the first part of its coordination and management meetings of the 2018 session.

12 Apr 2018 description

POP/1075
11 AVRIL 2018

En 15 ans, la population des Émirats arabes unis a augmenté de 300%, montrant bien la pertinence du thème « Villes durables, mobilité humaine et migrations internationales » dont débat la Commission de la population et du développement depuis trois jours, avec un accent particulier aujourd’hui sur l’accès des migrants à la santé sexuelle et reproductive.

11 Apr 2018 description

POP/1074
10 AVRIL 2018

Les défis des migrations internes pour l’urbanisation ont mobilisé, aujourd’hui, l’attention de la Commission de la population et du développement, au deuxième jour du débat général, qui a également été marqué par les préoccupations sur la situation des femmes migrantes.

La Commission a entamé hier les travaux de sa session 2018 sur le thème « Villes durables, mobilité humaine et migrations internationales ».

10 Apr 2018 description

POP/1072
9 AVRIL 2018

« Villes durables, mobilité humaine et migrations internationales », ce thème choisi cette année par la Commission de la population et du développement, qui a ouvert sa session 2018 aujourd’hui, touche à des questions « très importantes et très complexes ». Il s’agit, s’est expliquée la Directrice exécutive du Fonds des Nations Unies pour la population (FNUAP), de questions « qui parlent des gens, de leur vie, de leur santé, de leurs droits, de leur sécurité et de leurs opportunités ».

25 Mar 2018 description

FEM/2145

Conseil économique et social
Commission de la condition de la femme
Soixante-deuxième session, 13e séance – après-midi

« Nous avons devant nous des résultats formidables pour toutes les femmes rurales », s’est exclamée la Présidente de la Commission de la condition de la femme en clôturant la soixante-deuxième session de cet organe subsidiaire du Conseil économique et social (ECOSOC), parlant d’« une journée à marquer d’une pierre blanche ».

23 Mar 2018 description

WOM/2145

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
SIXTY-SECOND SESSION, 13TH & 14TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)

The Commission on the Status of Women, concluding its sixty‑second session today, approved a set of Agreed Conclusions aimed at accelerating gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls, as well as resolutions on assistance to Palestinian women, the release of women and children hostages and the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and the girl child.