As a coordination vehicle for the United Nations in Economic and Social Affairs, ECESA commits itself to the following objectives:

  • Ensuring greater coherence within the United Nations;
  • Facilitating more effective participation of developing countries in global processes;
  • Achieving a better balance between the global and regional dimensions of development, in terms of analysis, norm and standard setting, and technical assistance;
  • Strengthening the linkages among the UN normative, analytical, and operational work.

Mr. Liu Zhenmin, Convenor

Mr. Liu is the Under-Secretary-General of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs.