United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Intergovernmental Organisation (International)


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United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, responsible for coordinating the economic, social, and related work of 15 UN specialised agencies, their functional commissions and five regional commissions.

The ECOSOC serves as the central forum for discussing international economic and social issues, and for formulating policy recommendations addressed to member states and the United Nations system. A number of non-governmental organisations have been granted consultative status to the Council to participate in the work of ... see more

Fields of study: Politics & International Relations, Social Policy, Trade & Economy, Economic Development, International Development

Parent institution: United Nations

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