New Economic and Social Council leadership takes the helm

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) which oversees sustainable development across the UN, elected its new President on Thursday, marking the start of its new session. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/07/1139202
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New Economic and Social Council leadership takes the helm

‘Put people first’ in drive to realize Sustainable Development Goals

06 Feb 2023

Addressing the opening of the Commission for Social Development’s latest session, the president of the UN Economic and Social Council on Monday said it was imperative to put people first, if the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are to be realized by the 2030 deadline.

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ECOSOC President champions optimism ‘against all odds’ at key UN development conference

05 Jul 2022

Harnessing partnerships to create a world of “peace and prosperity” that protects people and planet, is the main goal of a key annual development forum that started on Tuesday, the President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Collen Kelapile, has said.

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Stamping out corruption can give SDGs $3 trillion boost

Stamping out corruption can give SDGs $3 trillion boost

02 May 2023

Corruption and its staggering costs have hobbled sustainable development in all countries, but fresh efforts are making inroads, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) said on Tuesday at a special meeting to tackle the scourge and give the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development a much-needed boost.