More than 1,000 indigenous participants from all regions of the world are expected to attend the fifteenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 May.
Economic and Social Council Press Release
Indigenous Peoples to Seek Measures for Preventing Conflict, Securing Peace, at Annual Forum, 9-20 May
Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Must Aim for ‘Transformative Change’, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Economic and Social Council Event
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at the special high-level meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) with the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Trade Organization (WTO) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), in New York today:
United Nations Must Become ‘Fit for Purpose’ in Supporting Development in Post-2015 Era, Deputy Secretary-General Tells ECOSOC Segment
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks to the opening of the operational activities for development segment of the substantive session of the 2014 Economic and Social Council, in New York, 24 February:
Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples to Seek Action on Africa, Youth, Health, Education, Culture as Twelfth Session Opens at Headquarters, 20 May
More than 2,000 indigenous participants from all regions of the world are expected to attend the twelfth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at New York Headquarters from 20 to 31 May, where members will engage with indigenous peoples, Member States and agencies of the world body.
Strong Economic and Social Council Needed to Promote Integration of Three Dimensions of Sustainable Development, Says Deputy Secretary-General
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks, as delivered, at the Economic and Social Council meeting on integrating the social, economic and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, in New York, 13 May:
Economic and Social Council Holds Forum, Special Dialogue on Game-Changing Partnerships, Philanthropy Role in Post-2015 Agenda
On 23 and 24 April, at the United Nations Economic and Social Council, a forum on partnerships and a special dialogue highlighting the role for philanthropy in the post-2015 agenda will be held. Keynote speakers will include United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and philanthropist Mo Ibrahim.
Concluding Forest Forum, Countries Endorsed Measures that Ensure Priority to Forest Issues in post-2015 Agenda
ISTANBUL, 20 April — The 197 country members of the United Nations Forum on Forests concluded their two-week session in Istanbul, Turkey, with agreement on a series of measures aimed at improving sustainable management of forests and ensuring that forest issues will continue to have priority in the process to define the United Nations development agenda after 2015.
Deputy Secretary-General Says Economic and Social Council Critical in Setting Out Post-2015 Development Agenda, but without Means of Enforcement, It Will Be Hollow
Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson’s remarks at a meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods institutions, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the World Trade Organization, in New York, 22 April:
United Nations Commission on Population and Development to Examine Migration Trends during Forty-sixth Session, 22-26 April
New trends in global migration show considerable changes in the size, direction and complexity of migration, both within and between countries over the past 20 years, and the reasons behind that shift will be the main focus of discussion during the forty-sixth session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development, to be held at Headquarters from 22 to 26 April.
As Forest Forum Session Nears Conclusion in Istanbul, Top UN Official Says ‘New Ground’ Broken on Range of Measures to Improve Sustainable Forest Management
ISTANBUL, 19 April — With crucial negotiations on global forestry issues headed into the final stretch, the chief of the United Nations Forum on Forests told reporters today that the intergovernmental body would wrap up its work in Istanbul having “broken new ground” on a range of measures to improve sustainable forest management.
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