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Noun1.ECOSOC - a permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for economic and social conditions
UN, United Nations - an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
council - a body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council"
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At an AU Summit last year, African leaders decided to prepare annual reports on implementation, he said, calling for the establishment of a coordinating mechanism between AU and ECOSOC.
As the ultimate goal of the whole UN system and of all its activities is to maintain and promote peace it would make sense to analyze all those points where the UN system and international civil society level interact but in this short article I focus only on some examples of such interaction in the frameworks of UNESCO ECOSOC and at the highest level" the General Assembly.
During the ECOSOC session devoted to discuss the humanitarian affairs, the senior diplomat said that "Statements and behaviors of some UN and member state representatives on the humanitarian crisis in Syria give us an impression that they are not willing to find a solution to the crisis and that they reject to acknowledge the reasons of its duration.
New York, May 31 -- The United Nations in New York commemorated the International Day of Vesak in accordance with General Assembly Resolution 54/115 at a well-attended ceremony held in the renovated ECOSOC Chamber in the Conference Building.
The High-level Segment of ECOSOC will be held at the United Nations Office in Geneva from 1 to 4 July and will focus on a broad range of issues at the heart of the UN development agenda.
Al-Nasser on the priorities on the agenda of ECOSOC this year, with the President of the General Assembly highlighting the key issues on the agenda of the 66th session of the Assembly, which has a special focus on mediation and sustainable development.
ECOSOC is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations.
Combating maritime piracy, and the Pakistan Aid Relief were discussed by the Security Council and the ECOSOC covered the roles of microfinance and women in society.
Among the many issues discussed in the ECOSOC are progress in reaching objective s such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), as well as international deve l opment cooperation and the global financial situation.
This volume summarizes the debates that took place during the 2008 High-level segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations, at which ECOSOC organized its first biennial Development Cooperation Forum.
and European Union delegates said on Monday that states on the Committee, which recommends to ECOSOC which NGOs should be admitted, or expelled, appeared to be acting to keep out NGO's who criticized them or with whom they disagreed.