The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

ABOUT

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is one of the United Nations’ six main bodies. Its annual sessions are held in New York and Geneva. ECOSOC deals with the world’s economic, social and environmental challenges. It coordinates the UN’s work on these topics and aims to enhance living conditions worldwide by issuing respective policy recommendations to member states. Due to its broad spectrum of responsibilities, about 70 % of the UN’s human and financial resources are managed by ECOSOC. To fulfill its tasks, ECOSOC employs a variety of special agencies, functional and regional commissions.

Being under the general theme of terrorism, the Economic and Social council of BISMUN will try to deal  with two issues, which became very relevant for the effects that the terrorist activities have for the social and economic lives of people who are victims of terrorism. On the one hand, there will be a topic regarding the financial challenges that the refugee crisis has made for the international community. On the other hand, the second topic will concentrate on the social and educational aspects of aiding youth in order to prevent radicalization.

 

TOPICS

  1. Developing disaster risk reduction capabilities on areas affected by natural hazards
  2. Assuring and fostering reconstuction and sustainable development in post conflict areas

STUDY GUIDES

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ECOSOC Country Matrix

COUNTRIES
Afghanistan
Argentina
Australia
Bangladesh
Belgium
Brazil
Chile
China
Costa Rica
DRC
Estonia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Guatemala
Haiti
India
Iran
Iraq
Italy
Japan
Lebanon
Nigeria
Pakistan
Peru
Philippines
Portugal
Republic of Korea 
Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Serbia
Sudan
Sweden
Switzerland
Viet Nam
Uganda
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United States of America