Handover of the ECOSOC Presidency

Tuesday, 17 January 2006
New York

 

ELECTION OF THE ECOSOC BUREAU AND PRESIDENT

At the beginning of the annual session 2006 the Council has elected the new Bureau of the Economic and Social Council as well as the new ECOSOC President. The Bureau for 2006 consists of the following members:

President of ECOSOC: H. E. Ambassador Ali Hachani (Tunisia)

Vice-President of ECOSOC: H. E. Ambassador Gediminas Šerkšnys (Lithuania)

Vice-President of ECOSOC: H. E. Ambassador Leo Merores (Haiti)

Vice-President of ECOSOC: H. E. Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam (Sri Lanka)

Vice-President of ECOSOC: H. E. Ambassador Hjálmar W. Hannesson (Iceland)


STATEMENTS

2005 ECOSOC President, H.E. Ambassador Munir Akram (Pakistan)

2006 ECOSOC President, H. E. Ambassador Ali Hachani (Tunisia) (in French) (in English)

General Assembly President, H. E. Jan Eliasson (Sweden)

Under-Secretary General, José Antonio Ocampo, Department of Economic and Social Affairs

PRESS RELEASE

BIO OF THE NEW ECOSOC PRESIDENT