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Saturday, May 9, 2020

ECOSOC Informal Briefing - Joining Forces: Effective Policy Solutions for Covid-19 Response


ECOSOC Informal Briefing – Watch live on UN Webcast (http://webtv.un.org) on Monday, 11 May at 10 a.m. EDT
"At this time of great uncertainty and global disruption, it is clear we need a coordinated international effort in the spirit of multilateralism."  ECOSOC President, H.E. Ambassador Mona Juul. 

The President of the Economic and Social Council, H.E. Ambassador Mona Juul, is convening an informal ECOSOC Briefing on “Joining Forces: Effective Policy Solutions for Covid-19 Response” on 11 May 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on a virtual platform.

The briefing will bring together the leadership and expertise of the wider UN system, including the normative and analytical work of the UN specialized agencies, to discuss policy solutions that countries can use to combat the pandemic, preserve advances made and get back on track towards the SDGs.

This briefing will have as a framework the recommendations contained in the report of the Secretary-General.  It will have the format of a roundtable with short interventions of heads of UN entities.  It will be organized with the virtual participation of the Member States and other stakeholders.



SOURCE: UN ECOSOC EVENTS