Maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health

UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Annual Ministerial Review

6-9 July 2009, Geneva, Switzerland

ECOSOC is the principal organ to coordinate economic, social, and related work of the United Nations specialized agencies. In 2009, the Annual Ministerial Review segment of ECOSOC to be held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, will focus on "Implementing the internationally agreed goals and commitments in regard to global public health". It is intended as an opportunity:

  • to assess the state of implementation of the United Nations Development Agenda;
  • to explore key challenges in achieving the international goals and commitments in the area of global public health; and
  • to consider recommendations and proposals for action, including new initiatives.

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