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ECOSOC – United Nations Economic and Social Council

UN / BAN ECONOMIC COOPERATION

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "too much is at stake to risk the world the world economy falling into a stagnant growth path in the longer run." UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / JOBS

UN and other international agencies today offered a variety of solutions to the problem of world unemployment, including increasing demand and formalizing "informal" economies. UNIFEED – UNTV  

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

BAN / YOUTH FORUM

UN Secretary-General urged young people from around the world to help the international community drive sustainable development that is people-centred and planet-sensitive, fight injustice and inequality, and become an active global citizen. UNIFEED-UNTV

2 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UN / WORLD ECONOMIC REPORT

Global economic growth is forecast to continue increasing over the next two years, the United Nations reported today, despite legacies from the financial crisis continuing to weigh on growth, and the emergence of new challenges, including high unemployment. UNIFEED-UNTV

10 Dec 2014 | Read More »

BAN / EBOLA ECONOMY

Speaking at a meeting of the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that despite the speed and generosity of the international response to the Ebola outbreak much 'more will be asked before this emergency is over."  UNIFEED-UNTV

5 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / WORLD DRUG PROBLEM

Senior United Nations officials called for a greater focus on development activities and alternative crops in countries where the tight grip of drug lords has disrupted peace, security and development, such as in Afghanistan and Myanmar. UNIFEED -UNTV

15 Jul 2014 | Read More »

UN / URBANIZATION

With 6.3 billion people expected to live in urban areas by 2050, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed the importance of “harnessing the power of urbanization for sustainable development” as a way to reaching the Millennium Development Goals; shaping an ambitious long term vision for development and adopting a meaningful new global climate agreement. UNIFEED – UNTV

27 May 2014 | Read More »

UN / WORLD ECONOMIC SITUATION AND PROSPECTS

United Nations officials  noted marked improvements in the world economic situation, but warned of high unemployment, inequality and other risks to the economy. UNTV

14 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / PALESTINE SOLIDARITY

The United Nations launched the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, with senior officials urging that the observance be used to redouble efforts to achieve a durable peace between Israel and Palestine. UNTV

16 Jan 2014 | Read More »

ECOSOC / INAUGURATION

While inaugurating the renovated ECOSOC Chamber today at the United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he was encouraged that the first meeting held in the Chamber was with the World Trade Organization, UNCTAD, and the Bretton Woods Institutions. UNTV  

22 Apr 2013 | Read More »

 

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