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Synonyms for ECOSOC

a permanent council of the United Nations

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The NGOs that are in contact with ECOSOC are divided into three groups: the first with a general consultative status comprises well-known international organizations usually with a comprehensive agenda; the organizations of the second group (special consultative status) have expert know-how in some specific narrower field of ECOSOC activities and the third is a roster consisting of NGOs that the ECOSOC or the Secretary-General consider to be potentially useful for some of its activities.
Returning from the regular session of Committee on NGOS of ECOSOC, United Nations in New York, Mr.
ECOSOC coordinates the development work of the 14 UN specialized agencies, 10 functional commissions and five regional commissions, according to the UN News Centre.
He also said he was engaged in a new study for the United Nations Economic and 'Social Council (ECOSOC) on "human rights and human responsibilities" and he said he was "determined to connect Indigenous ideas" to the new study even though the ECOSOC mandate didn't require it.
Yesterday the United States went so far as to ask all NGO representatives to leave the room, including those with ECOSOC accreditation who are normally entitled to observe country delegation negotiations.
In another secret ballot held the same day, the ECOSOC also voted the U.
Participan en sus trabajos solo 53 Estados miembros que son elegidos, por un periodo de tres anos, por el propio ECOSOC.
Of the 10,000 attendees, there were 30 pro-lifers, including REAL women and Campaign Life Coalition from Canada--accredited under organizations approved for the purpose by ECOSOC, and all had to have two passes: the usual one plus a ground pass.
ECOSOC initiates reports and makes recommendations to the General Assembly, UN member-nations and specialized agencies on economic, social and cultural matters.
This important breakthrough came when ECOSOC, at its 1999 session in Geneva, granted the National Right to Life Educational Trust its second highest status -- as a non-governmental organization (NGO) with special consultative status with ESOSOC.
The AOHR eventually acquired consultative status with ECOSOC in 1987.
The Jackson report suggested that ECOSOC should be strengthened to become the central forum for economic questions and UNDP should be given a coordinating role in the UN system.
NEW YORK -- Stolen Faces, a documentary narrated by Tony Award-winning actor, Liev Schreiber, will be presented to over 50 heads of state and dignitaries at the High-Level Segment of ECOSOC at the United Nations on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at 4PM and a panel discussion moderated by Lisa Ling will follow.
ECOSOC is set to ratify the committee's recommendation in its co-ordination meeting on April 18.