Economic and Social Council: Meetings Coverage

8 December 2021
ECOSOC/7067

The Economic and Social Council today elected a Vice-President for its 2022 session and countries to fill five outstanding vacancies in its subsidiary bodies.  It also approved nominations for 24 experts to the Committee for Development Policy as well as two countries for the Committee for Programme and Coordination and adopted an oral decision relating to its 2022 agenda.

24 November 2021
GA/12389

After unanimously adopting two draft resolutions pertaining to the Economic and Social Council and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today, the General Assembly also concluded its debate on equitable representation on and increase in the membership of the Security Council.

1 November 2021
ECOSOC/7066

The Economic and Social Council today elected a Vice-President, adopted the agenda and assigned responsibilities for its 2022 session, while also taking action on decisions related to non-governmental organizations and geospatial information.

20 October 2021
GA/EF/3558-ECOSOC/7065

Poorer nations will feel the full brunt of COVID‑19 as the crisis continues, suffering from rising hunger, poverty and heightened inequities, a United Nations official said today at a joint meeting of the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) and the Economic and Social Council on productive capacities and the post-pandemic world.

17 September 2021
NGO/929

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations concluded its 2021 session today, approving, as orally amended, the report of its resumed session containing seven draft decisions on matters calling for action by the Economic and Social Council, among them, dates for the accreditation body’s 2022 session.

10 September 2021
NGO/928

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) today completed the substantive part of its resumed 2021 session, recommending that the Economic and Social Council close without prejudice the applications of 65 groups that had not responded to its questions after three reminders, and deferring action on the fate of 11 others.

9 September 2021
NGO/927

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended 7 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 123 others, as it continued its resumed 2021 session today.

8 September 2021
NGO/926

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended 8 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 17 others, as it continued its resumed 2021 session today.

7 September 2021
NGO/925

Continuing its resumed 2021 session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today closed the application of one entity seeking special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and postponed action on 31 others whose applications were deferred from previous sessions.

3 September 2021
NGO/924

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended that 16 organizations  whose applications were deferred from previous sessions be granted special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, and further deferred action on the status of 83 others, as it continued its resumed 2021 session.