ECOSOC
International Organization based in United States of America

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25 Oct 2017 description

The Economic and Social Council convened a Special Meeting on “Aftermath of recent hurricanes: Achieving a risk‐informed and resilient 2030 Agenda” on 24 October 2017. As President of the Economic and Social Council, I am pleased to share the key messages and recommendations that emerged from our discussions during the meeting.

24 Oct 2017 description

ECOSOC/6873

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
2018 SESSION, 4TH & 5TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)

In rebounding from the devastating effects of natural disasters, middle‑income countries needed access to multilateral financing and support for a risk‑informed, resilient approach to hazards, speakers highlighted in a special meeting of the Economic and Social Council on the aftermath of recent hurricanes.

27 Jul 2017 description

Summary

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) was established in 1949 to carry out direct relief and works programmes for Palestine refugees. In its 2013 mandate renewal of UNRWA, the General Assembly affirmed the importance of the provision of services for the wellbeing, protection and human development of the Palestine refugees and for the stability of the region, pending the just resolution of the question of the Palestine refugees (see Assembly resolution 68/76, para. 3).

26 Jul 2017 description

ECOSOC/6866

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
2017 SESSION, 49TH & 50TH MEETINGS (AM & PM)

The Economic and Social Council adopted seven resolutions and one decision on issues ranging from Haiti’s long-term development, to the economic and social repercussions of the Israeli occupation, and support for Non-Self-Governing Territories, as it launched the third round of its 2017 Coordination and Management Meetings today.