Europe Business Assembly In its capacity as NGO with consultative status with the Economic and Social Council submitted an important statement to ECOSOC, the United Nations High Level Segment forum.
The Secretary-General has received the statement, which is being circulated in accordance with paragraphs 30 and 31 of Economic and Social Council resolution 1996/31.
What is it?
ECOSOC High-Level Segment - The theme of the 2020 session of ECOSOC is "Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development".
Held on an annual basis, the High-level Segment (HLS) forum represents the culmination of ECOSOC's annual cycle of work and convenes a diverse group of high-level representatives from Government, the private sector, civil society and academia.
Highlights of EBA Statement (full text attached on page 81):
- - Corporate Social Responsibility
- - Accessible education
- - Freedom of speech
- - High journalism standards