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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…

Regional Forums on Sustainable Development

2015 Calendar of Regional Preparatory Meetings on Financing for Development and Regional Forums on Sustainable Development 2014 The Ninth African Development Forum 12 to 16 October 2014 Theme: “Innovative financing…

Regional Commissions and Climate Change

Regional Commissions and Climate Change

Each of the regions is being affected differently by climate change according to their particular circumstances and conditions and will have to implement measures to minimize and address these impacts…

Regional Commissions and Post 2015

Regional Commissions and Post 2015

A Regional Perspective on the Post‐2015 United Nations Development Agenda Post-2015 Process and the Sustainable Development Goals: Engagement of the Regional Commissions (1 March 2013) Post-2015 Process and the Sustainable…

ECLAC Addresses the Paradoxes and Challenges of Climate Change’s Economic and Social Impact in the Region

ECLAC Addresses the Paradoxes and Challenges of Climate Change’s Economic and Social Impact in the Region

(22 September 2014) Preliminary estimates suggest that the economic costs of climate change will be around 2.5 % of Latin America and the Caribbean’s annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP), in…

Low Economic Growth in 2014 Could Affect Employment in Latin America and the Caribbean

Low Economic Growth in 2014 Could Affect Employment in Latin America and the Caribbean

(May 22, 2014) The economic scenario in 2014, with an estimated growth rate of 2.7%, is far from auspicious for the evolution of the regional labor market and presents major…

CSD 20 Outcome Documents

Member states decided in resolution 67/203 of 21 December 2012 that the CSD would have its last session immediately prior to the convening of the first meeting of the high…

More ECE Success Stories

Subprogramme 1. Environment Dam safety in Central Asia More than 100 Central Asian dams and water-control facilities are ageing and are not adequately maintained. Meanwhile, the number of people living…

RPTC Success Stories – ESCWA

Support to the Ministry of Economy and Planning in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the formulation of the Ninth Five year Development Plan During 2008 – 2009, ESCWA provided…

RPTC Success Stories – ECE

Subprogramme 1. Environment Transboundary water cooperation in the Drin River Basin in South East Europe The Drin River transboundary system (Basin) demonstrates interdependences between different users in five inter-connected water…

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