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2018 regional forum on sustainable development set for Dakar

2018 regional forum on sustainable development set for Dakar

Addis Ababa, April 9, 2018 (ECA) – The fourth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) will be held in Dakar, Senegal, next month under the High-Level…

Global SDG7 Conference on Energy opens in Bangkok on 21 February

Global SDG7 Conference on Energy opens in Bangkok on 21 February

The Global SDG7 Conference on Energy will be held from 21 to 23 February in Bangkok, with stakeholders set to discuss progress in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) on…

RFSD 2017

ECA Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development 17 – 19 MAY, 2017 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ECLAC: Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development 26…

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017: Year-end Update

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017: Year-end Update

The essence of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is recognition that the welfare of a country encompasses much more than just expansion of economic output. The 2030 Agenda is…

United Nations releases new global dataset and report on trade facilitation implementation which calls for accelerating implementation of paperless trade

United Nations releases new global dataset and report on trade facilitation implementation which calls for accelerating implementation of paperless trade

Bangkok (ESCAP News) — The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), together with all four other United Nations regional commissions for Africa (ECA), Europe…

Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean Reaffirmed their Collective Commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as Forum Concluded in Mexico

Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean Reaffirmed their Collective Commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as Forum Concluded in Mexico

The countries of the region reaffirmed their collective commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, recognizing that governments bear the fundamental responsibility for fulfilling it and stressing the need…

Executive Secretaries speak at High Level panel on results of regional Beijing+20 events of the United Nations regional commissions: Summary

Executive Secretaries speak at High Level panel on results of regional Beijing+20 events of the United Nations regional commissions: Summary

 CSW Official Meetings – Panel: Results of regional Beijing+20 events of the United Nations Regional Commissions Summary Thursday, 12 March 2015, 3.00 – 6.00 p.m. Conference Room 4 Chair: Ms.…

CSW Side Event – Women’s Economic Empowerment: Strategies and Outlooks from the Regions: A Summary

CSW Side Event – Women’s Economic Empowerment: Strategies and Outlooks from the Regions: A Summary

 CSW Side Event – Women’s Economic Empowerment: Strategies and Outlooks from the Regions 11 March 2015, 6:30 – 7:45 pm Moderator Jennifer Olmsted, Professor of Economics at Drew University and…

ECLAC Advocates for Women’s Autonomy in Latin America and the Caribbean

ECLAC Advocates for Women’s Autonomy in Latin America and the Caribbean

The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean should guarantee women’s physical and economic autonomy as well as their independence in decision-making in order to achieve gender equality in the…

ESCWA Award for Gender Equality

ESCWA Award for Gender Equality

The first ESCWA Award on Advancing Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women was presented by Ms. Rima Khalaf, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social…

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