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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Nasnas added that he participated in a meeting in Bucharest last May which gathered economic and social councils from around the world.
Adopting a resolution titled, Review of the implementation of General Assembly resolution 68/1 on the strengthening of the Economic and Social Council (document A/72/L.64) without a vote, the Assembly said the working modalities of the Economic and Social Council should be guided by the principles of inclusiveness, transparency and flexibility.
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The two officials praised the similarity of views on the project to create a Maghreb union of economic and social councils, establish a space of consultation at the level of the Western Mediterranean countries as part of the 5+5 Dialogue and permanent consultation between the two countries at Arab, African and international levels.
"Prime Minister Saad Hariri highlighted the importance of the formation of the Economic and Social Council that was mentioned in the Cabinet policy statement and its major role in promoting dialogue among individuals concerned with social issues and economic policies," Information Minister Tarik Mitri told reporters.
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The creation of an economic and social council in Jordan was the key theme of a visit to Amman by a European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) delegation from April 26 to 28.
(TAP) - The Economic and Social Council of the Arab League on Tuesday approved a proposal from Tunisia to implement a strategy to promote the social and health rights of seniors in Arab countries, said Arab Summit spokesman Mahmoud Khemiri at a press conference held Tuesday in the City of Culture.
Faced with a greater need than ever to enhance dialogue between countries of the Euro-Mediterranean region, civil society organisations answered the invitation of the European Economic and Social Committee and the Greek Economic and Social Council to discuss their role in addressing the challenges in the region.
Speaking to KUNA following a preparatory meeting of the Arab League's Economic and Social Council ahead of the 27th Arab Summit, he said: "The State of Kuwait is exerting all required efforts in order to ensure the implementation of resolutions adopted by Arab periodical and economic summits to improve the conditions of Arab citizens." On the meeting, he said the conferees had discussed a host of key issues and subjects pertinent to Arab economic and social cooperation, including a report compiled by the Arab League's Secretary-General on the following-up of resolutions adopted during the 26th Arab Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh.
Amman, March 31 (Petra) -- Jordanian Economic and Social Council Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its Moroccan counterpart to exchange expertise and promote cooperation between the two councils.
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