We are live from the 2017 International Day of Families in New York, speaking with Patricia Debeljuh, who is the Director of the Research Center for Work and Family Balance, IAE Business School - Austral University, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Sandra Idrovo Carlier, Director of Research at Inalde Business School, Colombia. ... See MoreSee Less
Live interviews at the 2017 ECOSOC Integration Segment
Description: We are live from the 2017 ECOSOC Integration Segment, discussing global efforts to eradicate poverty with Mr. Shoaib Sultan-Khan, Chairman of the Rural Support Programmes Network in Pakistan; Mr. Robert Kirkpatrick, Director of UN Global Pulse, and Ms. Bente Angell-Hansen, Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations in Vienna and Chair of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs at its 60th Session. Tune in to learn more about their efforts to eradicate poverty and what the UN and the international community can do to ensure that poverty eradication is at the centre of integrated policy-making. ... See MoreSee Less
We are live from the 2017 ECOSOC Integration Segment, discussing global efforts to eradicate poverty with Ms. Elizabeth Thompson, Former Government Minister and Senator of Barbados, and former UN Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Coordinator for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio 20); Ms. Hanaa Elhelaly, Former Director-General, Social Fund for Development and Managing Director of Amwal Financial Investments in Egypt; and Mr. Edward Sambili, Faculty Member with the Economics Department, Egerton University, and former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya. Tune in to learn more about their efforts to eradicate poverty and what the UN and the international community can do to ensure that poverty eradication is at the centre of integrated policy-making. ... See MoreSee Less
We are live from the 2017 ECOSOC Integration Segment, discussing global efforts to eradicate poverty with Mr. Juan Somavia, Director of the Diplomatic Academy of Chile, former Secretary-General's Special Advisor on Interregional Policy Cooperation, former President of ECOSOC, and former Director-General of the International Labour Organization and Mr. Andrew Shepherd, Director of the Chronic Poverty Advisory Network. ... See MoreSee Less
Did you know that 10% of the world’s workers and their families live with an income below the international poverty line? How do we change this? Follow the United Nations Economic and Social Council Integration Segment starting today, to hear the international community share their lessons learned and best practices to fight poverty. Get event details here: bit.ly/2pxZqxj Learn more in this video: youtu.be/oMVzqA5kI8E #GlobalGoals #SDGs ... See MoreSee Less
Recognizing the key role of fostering fruitful and successful partnerships in the success of the 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the United Nations Economic and Social Council is hosting its annual Partnership Forum on 5 April this year, gathering key players to focus on development and infrastructure. Learn more about the event here: bit.ly/2orWX4c ... See MoreSee Less
We are live from the ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York, speaking with Samson Itodo, Executive Director of the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA). Samson is a partner of the UN "Not Too Young to Run" campaign, an initiative to lower the age of political participation and election around the world.
We are excited to talk to Samson about how youth can participate in a proactive way for a more sustainable world. ... See MoreSee Less
We are live from the ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York, speaking with Carolina Medina, co-founder of Agruppa, a start-up in Colombia that leverages mobile phone technology to organize small businesses. She is also one of the UN Young Leaders present here in NY today.
We are excited to hear what Carolina had to say about youth engagement and technological advancements! ... See MoreSee Less
We are live from the ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York, speaking with Trisha Shetty, founder and CEO of SheSays and a UN Young leader. She delivered the keynote address at the opening segment of the Youth Forum earlier today and we are excited to hear her thoughts about youth engagement. ... See MoreSee Less
We are live from the ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York, speaking with Max Trejo, Secretary-General of the International Youth Organisation for Ibero-America and Alejandra Saenz, its director of International Affairs. They are two of the many young leaders that have gathered here at UN Headquarters to discuss sustainable development and youth engagement. ... See MoreSee Less
UNDESA is organizing a side event, “The Role of Parliamentarians and People in Strengthening Accountability in Development Cooperation” (30 November TBC), at the second High-level Meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC).
LIVE NOW! Follow the joint meeting of the Economic and Social Council and the General Assembly’s Second Committee focusing on “The changing political economy of globalization: Multilateral institutions and the 2030 Agenda”.
The event will feature a keynote address by author and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman.
Sustainable Development Goal 10 focuses on reducing inequalities in the world, including ageism. Let’s all take a stand against ageism and celebrate International Day of Older Persons today! bit.ly/2016UNIDOP #UNIDOP #SDGs #GlobalGoals ... See MoreSee Less
The UN Summit on Refugees and Migrants has officially kicked off in New York! Follow the opening live from the UN General Assembly Hall in New York, where world leaders are gathered to adopt the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, a powerful outcome document which expresses the political will to save lives, protect rights and share responsibility on a global scale. Follow the meetings live: bit.ly/2cBZDbY #UN4RefugeesMigrants ... See MoreSee Less
This morning, the international community wakes up to the possibility of ensuring safe and prosperous lives for refugees and migrants alike. World leaders are getting ready to adopt the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, containing bold commitments both to address the issues we face now and to prepare the world for future challenges. Access the programme here: refugeesmigrants.un.org/summit Learn more about the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants: bit.ly/2cAYdSf #UN4RefugeesMigrants ... See MoreSee Less