ecosoc ecosoc

Definition(s):

  • (n) a permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for economic and social conditions

News

  • Accelerating development agenda top priority for UN economic, social body, new president says

    With the United Nations development agenda in transition - moving from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) era towards a focus not just on poverty eradication but also on the health of the planet - the newly-elected President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) pledged to continue to strengthen that bodys role as a platform for unified dialogue on sustainable and inclusive development.
    on January 15, 2014     Source: United Nations

Quotes

  1. Urging countries to support the resolution, which was later adopted by consensus, General Assembly President Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa said it "will strengthen the role of ECOSOC as a central body for coordination, policy review, policy...
    on Nov 20, 2006 By: Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa Source: UN News Centre

  2. "The Philippines was eagerly supported by countries and reelected to a second two-year term because member-states value the contributions of the Philippines and its diplomats in the Ecosoc," Davide said.
    on Oct 26, 2009 By: Hilario Davide Jr Source: Inquirer.net

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