As ECOSOC annual substantive session ends, UN officials hail achievements

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) today wrapped up four weeks of high-level engagement and dialogue, review and deliberation, and decision-making on issues such as unemployment, women’s empowerment and information technology.

UN Economic and Social Council high-level segment ends with call for partnerships

The United Nations Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) high-level segment ended today with the adoption of a ministerial declaration calling for strengthened partnerships amongst Governments, the private sector and civil society to address issues that are crucial for providing full employment and decent work.

At high-level discussion, UN officials highlight costs of corruption on societies

At a high-level panel discussion on accountability and transparency, United Nations officials today highlighted the costs that corruption has on societies, and called on countries to forge partnerships to combat this issue.