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ECOSOC

The United Nations Economic and Social COUNCIL

Current President of The ECOSOC is His Excellency Néstor OSORIO .

His Excellency Néstor Osorio was elected sixty-ninth President of the Economic and Social Council on 28 January 2013. Ambassador Osorio is currently the Ambassador

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Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations in New York.

ECOSOC BUREAU

The Bureau of the Economic and Social Council is elected by the Council at large at the beginning of each annual session. The Bureau's main functions are to propose the agenda, draw up

a programme of work and organize the session with the support of the United Nations Secretariat.

Bureau members for 2013:

President of ECOSOC: H.E. Ambassador Néstor Osorio (Colombia)

Vice-President of ECOSOC: H. E. Ambassador Daffa-Alla Elhag Ali Osman (Sudan)

Vice-President of ECOSOC: H.E. Ambassador Masood Khan (Pakistan)

Vice-President of ECOSOC: H. E. Ambassador Ferit Hoxha (Albania)

Vice-President of ECOSOC: H.E. Ambassador Martin Sajdik (Austria)

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ECOSOC MEMBERS

The 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 African States, eleven to Asian States, six to Eastern European States, ten to Latin American and Caribbean States, and thirteen to Western European and other States.

ECOSOC Members | On Right Year Term Expires per 31 December

Albania

2015

Austria

2014

Belarus

2014

Benin

2015

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

2015

Brazil

2014

Bulgaria

2013

Burkina Faso

2014

Cameroon

2013

Canada

2015

China

2013

Colombia

2015

Croatia

2015

Cuba

2014

Denmark

2013

Dominican Republic

2014

Ecuador

2013

El Salvador

2014

Ethiopia

2014

France

2014

Gabon

2013

Haiti

2015

India

2014

Indonesia

2014

Ireland

2014

Japan

2014

Kuwait

2015

Kyrgyzstan

2015

Latvia

2013

Lesotho

2014

Libya

2014

Malawi

2013

Mauritius

2015

Mexico

2013

Nepal

2015

Netherlands

2015

New Zealand

2013

Nicaragua

2013

Nigeria

2014

Pakistan

2013

Qatar

2013

Republic of Korea

2013

Russian Federation

2013

San Marino

2015

Senegal

2013

South Africa

2015

Spain

2014

Sudan

2015

Sweden

2013

Tunisia

2015

Turkey

2014

Turkmenistan

2015

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

2013

United States of America

2015

 


 

Brief List of SUBSIDIARY BODIES OF ECOSOC

ECOSOC Functional Commissions

ECOSOC Regional Commissions


ECOSOC Standing Committees

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