This position is located in the Development Cooperation Forum Unit, International Tax and Development Cooperation Branch of the Financing for Sustainable Development Office of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). A core function of the Economic and Social Council, the DCF reviews the latest trends, progress and emerging issues in international development cooperation, and encourages coherence and coordination across diverse actors and activities. The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development and the ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development are mandated to take the work of the DCF into account in their follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on financing for development. The Addis Agenda further recognizes the DCF as the primary global platform for multi-stakeholder discussion on quality, impact and effectiveness of development cooperation. The DCF-related research and multi-stakeholder discussions also inform the follow-up to the General Assembly's 2016 Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review (QCPR). The Economic Affairs Officer reports to the Senior Economic Affairs Officer of the Development Cooperation Forum Unit.
Under the supervision of the Senior Economic Affairs Officer of the Development Cooperation Forum Unit, the Economic Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties: