UN will strive to strengthen its development agenda, pledges Migiro

Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro has pledged the commitment of the United Nations to ensuring more effective and coherent international cooperation to help countries achieve their development goals, and to strengthen the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) as a key body in this regard.

Haitian diplomat elected to lead UN Economic and Social Council in 2008

Haitian Ambassador Léo Mérorès has been elected by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) as its President for 2008, succeeding Dalius Cekuolis of Lithuania.