UN-ECOSOC’s Multi-Year program until 2009

Published on UN.org/ for ECOSOC 6311, October 4, 2007.

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL, RESUMING SUBSTANTIVE SESSION, ADOPTS MULTI-YEAR PROGRAMME OF WORK FOR 2008-2009, DECIDES THEMES FOR MINISTERIAL REVIEWS:

The Economic and Social Council resumed its 2007 substantive session this morning, adopting proposals on matters deferred from its main meeting in Geneva (2-27 July), including the multi-year programme of work for the newly mandated Annual Ministerial Review and the election of members to some of the Council’s subsidiary bodies.

For 2008, the Council decided that the Ministerial Review would focus on implementation of internationally agreed goals and commitments related to sustainable development. In 2009, the focus would be on implementing the agreed global public health goals … (full text).

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