Economic and Social Council

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Noun1.Economic and Social Council - 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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The Director General of the Department of Economic and Foreign Relations in the Ministry of Trade, Adel Al-Masoudi, said that "the opening plenary session of the preparatory meeting of senior officials of the Economic and Social Council included the speech of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the speech of the Republic of Tunisia, the presidency of the current summit and the speech of the Secretariat, the first meetings was (Closed), which included the adoption and discussion of the items on the draft agenda, while the second session discussed the adoption of draft resolutions.
Algeria's prudential management of its foreign currency assets at the height of the global economic crisis allowed it to maintain high public investments, President of the Economic and Social Council Mohamed-Seghir Babes said in Xiamen, China.
Cairo, 27 August: Meeting of the Economic and Social Council of the League of Arab States holds its 84th session at the level of Arab economy ministers next Thursday to be chaired by Iraq.
The summit, co-organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the Economic and Social Council of Greece, brought together representatives of organised civil society from all ten partner countries that participate in the Euro-Mediterranean cooperation and from many EU countries as well as networks such as the Union of Mediterranean Confederations of Enterprises, the Trade Union Forum and the Euromed Youth Platform.
In his book, New Genesis: Shaping a Global Spirituality, the former secretary of the UN's Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) explained that the UN was concerned with a broad range of endeavors, including climate, the biosphere, the oceans, the person "from the fetus to the time of death," the atom, and with "art, folklore, nature, the preservation of species, germ banks, labor," and a whole laundry list of other issues.
The Petition was submitted to the Secretary General of the U.N., members of the General Assembly, the Economic and Social Council, the Commission on Human Rights, the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, UNESCO, and UNICEF.
No agreement ensued, however, but the adopted Charter of the United Nations includes Article 68, which charges the Economic and Social Council with the task of establishing a commission "for the promotion of human rights."
The ministerial meeting of the Economic and Social Council of the Arab League, held in the framework of the Arab Summit Tunis 2019, discussed the report of the Secretary-General on the Arab economic and social common activity, as well as the report on monitoring the decisions of the League's council taken at the previous summit.
- The Arab summit in Tunis will start on Tuesday with a meeting of senior officials of the Arab Economic and Social Council.
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