Economic and Social Council


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Economic and Social Council

Also called ECOSOC. An organization under the United Nations charged with encouraging social and economic development worldwide. ECOSOC conducts a four-week meeting in New York each July. Its work is supplemented by the five United Nations Regional Economic Commissions. ECOSOC was established in 1945.
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