sustainable development

New UN partnership will help 30 countries transition to green economies

United Nations agencies will support 30 countries over the next seven years to build green economy strategies that will generate jobs, promote clean technologies and reduce environmental risk, through a new partnership launched today.

Economic development tops priorities for ECOSOC, says new President

The head of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) today called for greater coordination between the United Nations and the Bretton Woods institutions to reduce inequalities, as he laid out priorities for the body tasked with confronting the world’s economic, social and environmental challenges.