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Synonyms for ECOSOC

a permanent council of the United Nations

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The main idea for reforming ECOSOC is to give it more power over the specialized agencies and the other bodies nominally within its jurisdiction so as to ensure better co-ordination and less duplication.
The permanent status -- and the more difficult to obtain -- is consultative status under ECOSOC.
In contrast to the AOHR, the EOHR could not aspire to acquire a consultative status with an international organ such as ECOSOC, since ECOSOC requires that the applying organization undertake its activities in several member countries.
One result of this was an increase in ECOSOC from 18 to 27 and then to 54 countries.
Vietnam will take an active part in ECOSOC activities, mobilise social involvement, contribute to revamping the operation of the UN s development system and effectively make progress on development cooperation to successfully implement the agenda and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially those related to poverty reduction, sustainable and comprehensive economic growth and environmental protection, she pledged.
ECOSOC reiterated call to the relevant organizations of the UN as well as governmental and non-governmental organizations specialized to take part in the ongoing studies and actions as part of the Europe-Africa permanent link project.
The Abu Dhabi Declaration -- Families in Balance: Working Our Way Towards Sustainable Development -- Making Decent Work and Social Protection a Global Reality for All Family Members' was submitted to the UN's ECOSOC and accepted as the first proposal on sustainable development and poverty eradication that takes into account the family perspective.
During the ECOSOC meeting, the State of Qatar will submit the voluntary national presentation on the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concerning education.
The CSTD commission, under the authority of ECOSOC, had been set up at the end of the 2nd phase of the WSIS in Tunis in 2005 and entrusted with easing follow-up and implementation of the results of the two phases of the WSIS (Geneva 2003 and Tunis 2005).
MILSET is a consultative member of the ECOSOC Commission of the United Nations, as well as a member of UNESCO,UNICEF,ISESCO, ALECSO and the European Commission.
ACEI has consultative status with UNICEF, ECOSOC, and the UNDPI.
It must be noted that the annual ECOSOC meeting is basically aimed at considering the latest world economic situation.
ECOSOC Ad Hoc Advisory Groups on African countries emerging from conflict; the silent avant-garde.
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.
This article does not envisage direct involvement of NGOs in the work and decision-making processes of the UN; and it specifies that the regulations for consultation are to be adopted by ECOSOC.