Definition of ECOSOC
1. Noun. A permanent council of the United Nations; responsible for economic and social conditions.
Group relationships: Un, United Nations
Generic synonyms: Council
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Lexicographical Neighbors of ECOSOC
ECOSOC (current term)
Literary usage of ECOSOC
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Renewing the United Nations System by Erskine Childers (1999)
"Flows of business to ECOSOC in 1983 These reports were requested by member-governments. They responded to them by requesting 56 distinct new reports from ..."
2. Globalization: The United Nations Development Dialogue ; Finance, Trade by Isabelle Grunberg, Sarbuland Khan (2000)
"The summary of the meeting is included here, along with the President's opening speech and the ECOSOC resolution that ensued. That event was followed in ..."
3. United Nations, Ngos and Global Governance: Challenges for the 21st Century edited by Tony Hill (1998)
"... and M update and discussion on the ECOSOC review of arrangements for consultation with NGOs. The following summary highlights the main observations, ..."
4. The United Nations System: The Policies of Member States by Chadwick F. Alger, Gene Martin Lyons, John E. Trent (1995)
"The creation of ECOSOC had been one of the innovations of the UN Charter, ... From the very beginning, however, the ECOSOC proved to be an empty vessel. ..."
5. Social Priorities of Civil Society: Speeches by Non-Governmental edited by Poul Nielsen (1998)
"... WITH ECOSOC (CONGO) As the governments of the world gather at this summit, so do the representatives of non-governmental and peoples' organizations. ..."
6. Directory of International and Regional Organizations Conducting Standards edited by Maureen Breitenberg (1993)
"The ECOSOC advises both institutions before many of the decisions are reached. ... The ECOSOC has 9 sections: Agriculture; Industry, Commerce, ..."