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Title Strengthening efforts to eradicate poverty and hunger : dialogues at the Economic and Social Council / [prepared by] Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs, Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination
Published New York : United Nations, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 278 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Introduction -- The eradication of poverty and hunger -- HIgh-level policy dialogue on current developments in the world economy and international economic cooperation -- Thematic discussion: "Strengthening efforts at all levels to promote pro-poor sustained economic growth, including through equitable macroeconomic policies" -- Annual ministerial review: "Strengthening efforts to eradicate poverty and hunger, including through the global partnership for development" : the national perspective -- How are we doing in the fight against hunger and malnutrition? -- Are we making poverty history : the role of global partnership for development -- Official launch of the development cooperation forum -- The high-level segment ministerial roundtable breakfasts -- Contribution of non-governmental organizations
Summary This book presents an overview of the key debates that took place during the Economic and Social Council meetings at the 2007 High-level Segment, at which the Annual Ministerial Review and Development Cooperation Forum -- two new functions mandated by world leaders at the 2005 World Summit -- were launched. The discussions revolved around strengthening efforts to eradicate poverty and hunger. This publication also includes the Secretary-General's report as well as the Ministerial Declaration adopted at the end of the ECOSOC High-level Segment.--Publisher's description
Notes "United Nations publication sales no. E.07. II. A.10"--Title page verso
Presents an overview of debates that took place during the Economic and Social Council meetings at the 2007 high-level segment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject United Nations. Economic and Social Council.
Hunger -- Prevention -- International cooperation.
Poverty -- International cooperation.
Form Electronic book
Author United Nations. Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination.
ISBN 1435663829 (electronic bk.)
9781435663824 (electronic bk.)