UN officials laud contribution of ECOSOC session to furthering development

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) today wrapped up its annual gathering with senior officials hailing the contributions of the month-long session towards advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment, as well as in the areas of peace and development.

High-level UN forum stresses role of women in advancing global development

The annual high-level meeting of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) concluded today with Member States stressing the need for greater investment in women and girls and outlining concrete steps to advance gender equality and empower women.