Concluding High-Level Development Financing Forum, Ministers Pledge Renewed Efforts to Overcome Funding Challenges in Realizing 2030 Agenda

Ministers and other high-level officials concluded the 2019 Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up today, pledging to scale up efforts towards the full and timely implementation ... Continue Reading →

Speakers Debate Role of Family, Access to Reproductive Health Services, as Commission on Population and Development Continues Session

Sexual and reproductive health and rights, and the role of the family in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, came under the spotlight today as delegates to the Commission on ... Continue Reading →

As Intergovernmental Negotiations on New Ocean Treaty Continue, Delegates’ Divergent Views Emerge on Funding, Review Processes, Subsidiary Bodies

Delegates today grappled with the issue of funding sources for capacity‑building and the transfer of marine technology — as well as the most suitable monitoring and review processes ... Continue Reading →

New Treaty Must Complement, Not Renegotiate, ‘Delicate Balance’ in Convention on Law of the Sea, Delegates Tell Intergovernmental Conference

Delegates underlined a need to clarify how a new high seas treaty will interact with the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea today as the Intergovernmental Conference ... Continue Reading →

Questions and answers on the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions

The EU list is a common tool for Member States to tackle external risks of tax abuse and unfair tax competition. It was first conceived in the Commission's 2016 External Strategy for ... Continue Reading →