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UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

The Economic and Social Council (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. It is responsible for promoting higher standards of living, full employment, and economic and social progress; identifying solutions to international economic, social and health problems; facilitating international cultural and educational cooperation; and encouraging universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It has the power to make or initiate studies and reports on these issues. It also has the power to assist the preparations and organization of major international conferences in the economic and social and related fields and to facilitate a coordinated follow-up to these conferences. With its broad mandate the Council's purview extends to over 70 per cent of the human and financial resources of the entire UN system.  Website: www.un.org/en/ecosoc/
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Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : Combined Initial, 2nd and 3rd Periodic Reports Submitted by States Parties under Articles 16 and 17 of the Covenant : Ethiopia

28 March 2011 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: States Parties Reports

Analysis prepared by the Secretariat of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues : economic and social development, the environment and free, prior and informed consent

15 March 2011 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Study on indigenous peoples and corporations to examine existing mechanisms and policies related to corporations and indigenous peoples and to identify good practices / submitted by the special rapporteurs

10 March 2011 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Information received from the United Nations system and other intergovernmental organizations : United Nations Children's Fund

25 February 2011 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Study on the status of implementation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts Accord of 1997 / sumbitted by the Special Rapporteur

18 February 2011 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Country Reports

Situation of indigenous peoples in danger of extinction in Colombia : summary of the report and recommendations of the mission / by the Permanent Forum to Columbia

11 February 2011 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Country Reports

International criminal law and the judicial defence of indigenous peoples' rights

8 February 2011 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : combined 2nd to the 4th periodic reports submitted by States parties under articles 16 and 17 of the Covenant : Peru

20 January 2011 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: States Parties Reports

The challenge of youth employability in MENA

10 October 2010 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Thematic Reports

Investing in youth in the MENA region : lessons learned and the way forward

10 October 2010 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Thematic Reports

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