India has been elected to the Financial and Social Council, one of many six important organs of the United Nations, for the 2022-24 time period.
The 54-member Financial and Social Council (ECOSOC) is on the coronary heart of the United Nations system to advance the three dimensions of sustainable improvement – financial, social and environmental.
It’s the central platform for fostering debate and modern considering, forging consensus on methods ahead, and coordinating efforts to attain internationally agreed targets. It’s also chargeable for the follow-up to main UN conferences and summits.
India was elected within the Asia-Pacific States class together with Afghanistan, Kazakhstan and Oman within the elections held on Monday.
From the African states, Côte d’Ivoire, Eswatini, Mauritius, Tunisia and the United Republic of Tanzania have been elected whereas from the japanese European states, Croatia and the Czech Republic and from the Latin American and Caribbean states, Belize, Chile and Peru have been elected.
Within the Financial and Social Council by-election, Greece, New Zealand and Denmark have been elected for a time period of workplace from January to December 2022 and Israel was elected for a time period of workplace starting January 1, 2022 and till December 31, 2023.
“I thank all Member States of the @UN for his or her vote of confidence in India for #ECOSOC,” India’s Everlasting Consultant to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti tweeted.
India is at present serving the 2021-22 time period as a non-permanent member of the highly effective UN Safety Council and can assume the Presidency of the 15-nation UN organ in August.
The UN Constitution established ECOSOC in 1945 as one of many six important organs of the United Nations. ECOSOC’s 54 members are elected for three-year phrases by the Common Meeting. Seats on the Council are allotted based mostly on geographical illustration with 14 allotted to African states, 11 to Asian states, six to japanese European states, 10 to Latin American and Caribbean states and 13 to western European and different states, in accordance with the ECOSOC web site.
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