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United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA)

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About United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA)

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and its predecessors have helped countries around the world meet their economic, social and environmental challenges for more than 50 years.

DESA’s mission - to promote development for all - reflects a fundamental concern for equity and equality in countries large and small, developed and developing.

Within the framework of the United Nations Development Agenda, DESA works on issues ranging from poverty reduction, population, gender equality and indigenous rights to macroeconomic policy, development finance, public sector innovation, forest policy, climate change and sustainable development. The Department also supports the effort to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, a set of time-bound targets, which put the eradication of poverty at the centre of the global partnership for development.

At the United Nations, DESA provides the substantive support to intergovernmental processes on development issues in the General Assembly and in the Economic and Social Council, its functional commissions and expert bodies.

DESA engages with a variety of stakeholders around the world, including non-governmental organizations, civil society, the private sector, research and academic organizations and intergovernmental organizations, as well as our partner organizations in the United Nations system.

Location: Water, Natural Resources and SIDS Branch Room No: 2020, Two United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017, USA

SLoCaT Focal Person:

Mohammad Reza Salamat
salamat[at]un.org

Stephanie Rambler
rambler[at]un.org

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