Web site for DESA (UN Dept. of Economic & Social Affairs)
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) addresses global issues including poverty reduction, gender equality, indigenous rights, macroeconomic policy, and development finance. DESA’s mission - to promote development for all - reflects a fundamental concern for global equity and equality.
DESA's Web site includes fact sheets, articles, and reports on its varied activities and projects around the world. Gender equality, social development, and sustainable development are among the major topic areas featured on the Web site.