UN - Economic and Social Council

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The Economic and Social Council coordinates the economic and social work of the United Nations and its specialized agencies. The Council initiates activities relating to education, health, human rights, natural resources,status of women, social welfare, etc.

The Council generally folds two regular sessions a year, each one month long, in New York and Geneva. Usually, the first session is devoted to social and human rights issues, the second session to economic and developmental matters.

Standing Committees

  • Non-governmental Organizations
  • Negotiations with International Agencies
  • Programme Coordination
  • Natural Resources
  • Human Settlements
  • Transnational Corporations

Fifteen Related Organizations

  • International Labour Organization (ILO)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank)
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • International Development Association (IDA)
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
  • Universal Postal Union (UPU)
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
  • International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Indexes: 

United Nations. Economic and Social Council. Index to Proceedings 1946-.
UN2 LI8 -I64
     1946 - 2000 - MILLS Gov Pubs

United Nations Documents (UNDOC).
UN2 L15 -U59
     1979 to the present - MILLS Gov Pubs
     See entry under General Assembly.

Holdings: 

United Nations. Economic and Social Council. Official Records: Summary Record.
UN5 E7 -O26
     1946 - 1999 - MILLS Gov Pubs
     1946 - 1995 - MILLS Gov Pubs (mfiche)

United Nations. Economic and Social Council. Official Records: Resolutions, Decisions and Supplements.
UN5 E7 -O26
     1967-1999 - MILLS Gov Pubs
     1947 - 1977 - MILLS Gov Pubs (mfiche)
     

United Nations. Economic and Social Council. Official Records: Special Supplements.
UN5 E7 -O26
     1965 - 1977 - MILLS Gov Pubs

United Nations. Economic and Social Council. Official Records: Annexes.
UN5 E7 -O26
     1948 - 1999 - MILLS Gov Pubs
     1948-1973 - MILLS Gov Pubs (mfiche)