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Economic and Social Council

Meetings and Events of ECOSOC and its Subsidiary Bodies

Panel discussion on "ECOSOC and Global Governance"

UNHQ - New York
07 March, 2012

The objective of this event, themed "ECOSOC and Global Governance", is to identify the world's most pressing global governance challenges and examine how the UN - and the Economic and Social Council in particular - can better meet them. Panellists will particularly discuss global financial, economic and sustainable development governance, analyzing their implications for the UN and ECOSOC. The Council¿s relationship with the G20 will be considered, as will ECOSOC's role in the post-Rio+20 follow-up.

H.E. Mr. Gert Rosenthal, Permanent Representative of Guatemala to the UN, will serve as moderator and panellists will include Mr. José Antonio Ocampo, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; and a high-level representative of the Government of Mexico (TBC), which currently holds the G20 presidency.

Detailed Information
Date 07 March, 2012
Location UNHQ - New York
External Link http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/