[Factoids] Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Recently in News, because India Has Been Re-Elected To The UN’s Principal Organ, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for Another Three-Year Term

ObjectiveECOSOC is the United Nations’ central platform for reflection, debate, and innovative thinking on sustainable development

MembersThe Council’s 54 member Governments are elected by the General Assembly for overlapping three-year terms

Seats on the Council are allotted based on geographical representation with fourteen allocated to the African States, eleven to the Asian States, six to the Eastern European States, ten to Latin American and Caribbean States, and thirteen to Western European and other States

HeadquartersNew York

Year FoundedECOSOC is one of the six main organs of the United Nations established by the UN Charter in 1945

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