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What is the composition, objectives and functions of ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council)?

Asked by Topperlearning User 20th October 2016, 10:34 AM
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Composition: ECOSOC consists of 54 members elected by the General Assembly for a 3-year term.

Objective: ECOSOC’s main objective is to free the world from ‘want’.


  1. To promote economic growth and social progress
  2. To create a spirit of respect for human rights
  3. To solve problems related to health, illiteracy, drugs, employment and status of women
  4. To supervise the work of WHO, UNESCO, UNICEF, ILO and FAO
Answered by Expert 20th October 2016, 12:34 PM
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