Support of Multilateral Institutions by All States Vital to Tackling Development Challenges, Speakers Underline, as Economic and Social Council Forum Closes

All countries must uphold a spirit of international cooperation, support multilateral institutions and work together to tackle development challenges, participants stressed today, as the Economic and Social Council’s annual Development Cooperation Forum concluded.

The gap between the world’s rich and …

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Participants Stress Key Role of Science, Technology in Achieving 2030 Agenda Goals, as Economic and Social Council Continues Forum on Financing for Development

Ministers and high‑level representatives today adopted a series of conclusions and recommendations on financing for development and the means of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as the Economic and Social Council’s forum on financing for development entered its …

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From Impoverished to Empowered

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, a multidonor fund administered by the African Development Bank Group, is making headway in effecting real socioeconomic change in sub-Saharan Africa—and biomass power is an integral component.

More people in sub-Saharan Africa lack access

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