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The commission is a function of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc). Established in 1946, it is the global ... Some 8000-9000 people (predominantly women), a mix of government representatives from UN member states, UN entities and ...
UVU highlighted by United Nations - A session of the 2017 United Nations Economic and Social Council Integration Segment highlighted engaged learning at UVU.
Novant Health has been granted special consultative status by the United Nations Economic and Social Council. Having consultative status enables it to work with council, its subsidiary bodies, and with the U.N. Secretariat programs, funds and agencies.
... saying the driving ban and the guardianship limitations had to be lifted. Ironically, Saudi Arabia was one of the 13 countries that were elected by the UN's Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to the Commission on the Status of women in late April.
"world peace is the overall aim and we are the only religion that is accredited with the UN Economic and Social Council since the 1960s, because of our contributions to solutions to the advancement of women and elimination of poverty.
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso - The government of Burkina Faso, through the Sub-Regional Office for West Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) opened the 20th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts (ICE) for West ...
The United Nations is calling for proposed "energy for poverty" projects, with the proponent of the winning pitch to be given access to a $1-million fund.
The United Nations is calling for proposed "energy for poverty" projects, with the proponent of the winning pitch to be given access to a $1-million fund.
In 1977, President Jimmy Carter appointed Horbal to the United Nations, where she served on the Economic and Social Council's Commission on the Status of women. For the next four years, she divided her time between her home in Columbia ... Horbal ...
The UN Economic and Social Council for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) 2017 survey last month said it expected India's economy to grow by 7.5 percent next year.
The STI Forum is a component of the UN technology Facilitation Mechanism (TFM) outlined in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which calls on the President of the UN Economic and Social Council ...
Rising up from the stumbles of demonetisation, India's economic growth next year is expected to almost touch the 8 percent mark by rebounding to 7.9 percent fueled by sound monetary policies and a boost from reforms, the UN said Tuesday. The mid-2017 ...
The UN Economic and Social Council for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) 2017 survey last month said it expected India's economy to grow by 7.5 percent next year.
Ahmad Alhendawi (in photo) served as the United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on youth between 2013 and 2017. During that period, he traversed the world, visiting Africa 15 times, advocating for youth empowerment.
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 ...
United Nations, United States (CMC) - Following its recent visit to Haiti, a United Nations advisory group on the French-speaking Caribbean country has called on the international community to work closely with the new government and capitalise on the ...
"I am really moved by the affection shown by my well wishers and greet me on the occasion of being elected as the president to the Governing council of UN Habitat," said the minister speaking at the Meet-and-Greet function organised by his well wishers ...
Again, the United Nations has acted irrationally. By secret ballot recently, the U.N. Economic and Social Council's 45-member U.N. Commission on the Status of women elected Saudi Arabia to become a new member of that group. Can you believe that?
UN Deputy-Secretary General Amina Mohammed briefed Member States on the status of mandates given by the quadrennial comprehensive policy review.
5 May 2017: Ahead of the UN Economic and Social Council's (ECOSOC) second Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up (FfD Forum), UN Member States began discussions of the conclusions and recommendations to be adopted, with informal ...
10 May 2017: Eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, especially extreme poverty, is key for achieving all of the SDGs, participants in the the 2017 Integration Segment of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) underlined. Reflecting ...
11 May 2017 - Following last year's leak of confidential financial documents from a Panama law firm, a United Nations rights expert yesterday called on the countries' authorities to continue to impose greater due diligence on financial and banking ...
Novant Health has been granted consultative status by the United Nations Economic and Social Council, expanding an initiative the Winston-Salem-based health care provider launched in 2014 to offer care to women and children across the world.
United Nations, May 10 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese envoy on Tuesday urged the international community to speed up the global poverty reduction process.
The UNGA adopted a resolution on the modalities, format and organization of a High-Level Meeting on the Appraisal of the UN Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons, to convene on 27-28 September 2017. ... The resolution also invites to ...
A principal UN goal is to better emphasize its broader objectives with other Platform members. The UN's Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in tax Matters held its 14th session last month, followed by the UN Economic and Social Council's ...
The United Nations Commission on science and technology for Development (CSTD) brought together over 200 people from 60 countries, including Science and Technology Ministers, renowned scientists, and representatives from national governments, private ...
For the 11th year in a row, New Mexico state University's Model United Nations team brought home high honors from the 2017 National Model U.N. Conference in New York City. NMSU earned a "Distinguished Delegation" ... Team members were put on different ...
08 de mayo de 2017, 13:34United Nations, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc) installed a three -day session dedicated to talk about poverty eradication, a phenomenon affecting more than 800 million human ...
An opportunity to work towards a new urban future," he tweeted. The Union minister is in Kenya to attend the 26th session of the Governing Council of UN-Habitat that commenced on May 8 and will continue till May 12 at the United Nations in Nairobi, Kenya.
Neal Rosendorf, associate professor of international relations (left), with members of NMSU's Model U.N. team at the United Nations General Assembly Plaza. Model U.N. team members are Thomas White, Wilderness Castillo-Dobson, Cody McCarty, Jan ...
In April, the Dayton-based nonprofit organization Cities of peace Inc. was granted Special Consultative Status by the United Nations body for civil society, the Economic and Social Council. Cities of Peace Inc. was established in Dayton in 2009 for the ...
8 May 2017 - Eradicating poverty remains the greatest global challenge, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said today, calling for a collective and comprehensive approach that recognizes the multidimensional nature the issue and its ...
A mission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti (ECOSOC- AHAG) will visit Haiti from 8 to 10 May to assess the socio-economic situation and make recommendations on the long-term development of Haiti ...
However, the autocratic kingdom secured the backing of 47 out of 54 members of the UN Economic and Social Council, so chances are that we were one of them, provoking consternation from the opposition, and even semi-detached Independent Alliance ...
In a farce so characteristic of the United Nations, the world body's Economic and Social Council elected Saudi Arabia to a seat on the U.N. Commission on the Status of women. Even worse, this outrage barely raised a ripple at Turtle Bay. But, naturally ...
LAS CRUCES - For the 11th year in a row, New Mexico state University's Model United Nations team brought home high honors from the 2017 National Model U.N. Conference in New York City. NMSU earned a ... Team members were put on different committees ...
A mission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Haiti (ECOSOC- AHAG) will visit Haiti from 8 to 10 May to assess the socio-economic situation and make recommendations on the long-term development of Haiti ...
International NGO the Mental Disability Advocacy Center (MDAC) is calling for the immediate closure of a Hungarian state-run institution for people with disabilities after an investigation allegedly discovered children and adults who had been tortured ...
On the Ministerial Declaration of the HLPF and the UN Economic and Social Council's (ECOSOC) High-level Segment, which will be adopted jointly at the close of the meetings, ECOSOC President Frederick Shava has appointed Jan Kickert, Permanent ...
26 April 2017: The UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced a partnership to "fast forward" achievement of the SDGs, particularly on industrialization, infrastructure development and ...
ECLAC decided to establish the Forum in May 2016, and the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) endorsed its establishment in ECOSOC resolution 2016/12.
Zimbabwe's representative to the United Nations, Mr Frederick Shava, who is also President of the UN Economic and Social Council, challenged African governments to seriously consider capacitating the sector and to facilitate value addition and other ...
Zimbabwe's representative to the United Nations, Mr Frederick Shava, who is also President of the UN Economic and Social Council, challenged African governments to seriously consider capacitating the sector and facilitate value addition and beneficiation.
27 April 2017: The co-facilitators for the draft conclusions and recommendations of the UN Economic and Social Council's (ECOSOC) second Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up (FfD Forum) circulated the zero draft ahead of intergovernmental ...
The United Nations Economic and Social Council is holding a meeting here this week in Zimbabwe's premier resort spot to find ways of strengthening innovations and investment in agriculture and agro-industries across all countries.
27 April 2017: The 67th session of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) marked the Commission's 70th anniversary, with speakers highlighting the norms, standards, and conventions created through regional cooperation among the UNECE ... multi ...
If President Trump truly wanted to make a stir, he would call for the dissolution of the United Nations. Or maybe he'd create no ... Take for instance, a week ago Sunday, the U.N.'s Economic and Social Council held a vote on a new member. The election ...
It's hard to believe, but when it comes to hypocrisy the United Nations has outdone itself once again. On April 23, the U.N.'s Economic and Social Council elected Saudi Arabia to a four-year term on its Commission on the Status of women. Through secret ...
peaking at the conclusion of a global meeting on importance of agriculture and agro-industries for sustainable and resilient food systems, the President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) urged for greater partnerships to ensure ...


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