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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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Statement / submitted by the Women's Federation for World Peace International

30 June 2010 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Statement / submitted by World Federation of Ukrainian Women's Organizations

17 May 2010 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Statement / submitted by Brothers of Charity

11 May 2010 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Statement / submitted by Korea Institute of Brain Science

10 May 2010 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Statement / submitted by Northern Ireland Women's European Platform

10 May 2010 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

Statement / submitted by International Federation of Family Associations of Missing Persons from Armed Conflicts

6 May 2010 | Publisher: UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) | Document type: Speeches/Statements

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