ECOSOC

New leader charts plans to rejuvenate UN Economic and Social Council

The newly-elected President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) today proposed ways to revitalize that body by involving a wider variety of people in its work, from government ministers to activists to academics to business executives, as it reaches for a more prominent role in 2007.

Ban Ki-moon sets out vision for reinvigorated UN Economic and Social Council

Stressing the crucial role of development to the United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today set out his vision for the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to foster greater progress in this field.