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ECOSOC celebrates its 70th anniversary: “Keep working for development, after the 2030 agenda”

Jan 24, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

NEW YORK, 24 January, 2016 – 70th birthday for the Economic and Social Council ECOSOC on January 23, 2016. The UN organ established under the United Nations Charter in 1945, became operative the following year. In the seven decades since its creation, it has committed to remove the root causes of war, degradation, as well as socio-economic gap between all people. “We have a rich history in ECOSOC, but the bar has been raised”, Council’s President Oh Joon commented during a the commemoration held at UN Headquarters in New York on Friday. He also stressed the results so far achieved [Read More]

Jose Ramos-Horta Peace Operations Report

Jun 16, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

United Nations, New York, USA, June 16 2015 – Jose Ramos Horta, former President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and Chair of the Secretary-General’s High-level Independent Panel for the Review of Peace Operations, along with Ameerah Haq, Vice-Chair of the Panel, briefs journalists on the Panel’s report. On the Photo: Jose Ramos Horta, former President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and Ameerah Haq, Vice-Chair of the Panel, briefs journalists on the Panel’s report. Credit: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire The chair of the High-Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations, Jose Ramos-Horta, former president of the East Timor, told the press “Zero [Read More]

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