Category Archives: Technology

Speakers Urge Governments to Close Spending Gaps, Honour Aid Commitments, as High-Level Political Forum Concludes First Week

Economic and Social Council President Underscores Imperative to Include Women, Young People in Labour Markets amid Worrying Development TrendsThe Economic and Social Council convened two interactive discussions today with speakers underscoring the...

Economic and Social Council: High-Level Political Forum

Note:  A complete summary of today's High-Level Political Forum meetings will be made available after their conclusion.Interactive Discussion I This morning, the Forum convened a round‑table discussion on the theme “Financing the Sustainable Deve...

Daily News 15 / 07 / 2019

Juncker Plan: €800 million for innovative small and medium-sized businesses in eleven countries The European Investment Bank (EIB) and ProCredit Group are providing €800 million to innovative small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), under the European...

Global Partnerships Essential to Helping Least Developed, Landlocked, Small Island Developing States End Poverty, Tackle Effects of Climate Change

Global partnerships are essential to helping the world’s most vulnerable countries eradicate poverty and address climate change, among other global challenges, delegates said today, as the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development held a th...

High-Level Political Forum Opens amid Calls for More Robust Action to Fulfil Sustainable Development Goals, as Rising Inequality Threatens Progress

Four years after their adoption, progress on many of the Sustainable Development Goals remains slow amid rising inequality, the impacts of climate change and the world’s most vulnerable people suffering the most, the United Nations High-Level Political...

Briefing by Spokesperson for Secretary-General

The Secretary-General is on his way back to New York from Lisbon, Portugal, where he spoke at the World Conference for Ministers Responsible for Youth that took place there yesterday.He told the young participants that the 2030 Agenda for Sustai...

Briefing by Spokesperson for Secretary-General

The Secretary-General is on his way back to New York from Lisbon, Portugal, where he spoke at the World Conference for Ministers Responsible for Youth that took place there yesterday.He told the young participants that the 2030 Agenda for Sustai...

Briefing by Spokesperson for Secretary-General

The Secretary-General will depart New York on 26 June for a visit which will take him to Japan and the United Arab Emirates.His first stop will be in Osaka in Japan, where he will attend the G20 Summit. He will