ECOSOC. United Nations Economic and Social Council PROVISIONAL AGENDA for 2024 session (27 July 202324 July 2024)

2023-09-21 11:50:23

ECOSOC. United Nations Economic and Social Council

PROVISIONAL AGENDA for 2024 session (27 July 2023–24 July 2024)


1. Election of the Bureau.


2. Adoption of the agenda and other organizational matters.


3. Basic programme of work of the Council.


4. Elections, nominations, confirmations and appointments.


5. High-level segment on reinforcing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and eradicating poverty in times of multiple crises: the effective delivery of sustainable, resilient and innovative solutions:

     (a) Ministerial meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council;

     (b) High-level policy dialogue, including future trends and scenarios related to the Council theme and the long-term impact of current trends.


6. High-level political forum on sustainable development convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council.


7. Operational activities of the United Nations for international development cooperation:

     (a) Follow-up to policy recommendations of the General Assembly and the Council;

     (b) Reports of the Executive Boards of the United Nations Development Programme/United Nations Population Fund/United Nations Office for Project Services, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, and the World Food Programme.


8. Coordination segment.


9. Special economic, humanitarian and disaster relief assistance.


10. The role of the United Nations system in the integration of the three dimensions of sustainable development into the implementation of and follow-up to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.


11. Implementation of and follow-up to major United Nations conferences and summits:

     (a) Follow-up to the International Conference on Financing for Development;

     (b) Review and coordination of the implementation of the Doha Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries.


12. Coordination, programme and other questions:

     (a) Reports of coordination bodies;

     (b) Proposed programme budget for 2025;

     (c) Mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system;

     (d) Prevention and control of non-communicable diseases;

     (e) Long-term programme of support for Haiti;

     (f) African countries emerging from conflict;

     (g) Sustainable development in the Sahel.


13. Implementation of General Assembly resolutions 50/227, 52/12 B, 57/270 B, 60/265, 61/16, 67/290, 68/1, 72/305 and 75/290 A and B.


14. Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples by the specialized agencies and the international institutions associated with the United Nations.


15. Regional cooperation.


16. Economic and social repercussions of the Israeli occupation on the living conditions of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan.


17. Non-governmental organizations.


18. Economic and environmental questions:

     (a) Sustainable development;

     (b) Science and technology for development;

     (c) Statistics;

     (d) Environment;

     (e) Population and development;

     (f) Public administration and development;

     (g) International cooperation in tax matters;

     (h) Geospatial information;

     (i) Women and development;

     (j) United Nations Forum on Forests;

     (k) Assistance to third States affected by the application of sanctions.


19. Social and human rights questions:

     (a) Advancement of women;

     (b) Social development;

     (c) Crime prevention and criminal justice;

     (d) Narcotic drugs;

     (e) United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees;

     (f) Human rights;

     (g) Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues;

     (h) Comprehensive implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action.