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The Economic and Social Council

The Economic and Social Council

It consists 54 members elected by the General Assembly for a period of three years. It's main  function is to achieve International corporation by solving International problems of Economic, social, cultural, and humanitarian character. It  works for the promotion of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms of all without any distinction as to race, sex, religion or language.

Members

The Council has 54 member states out of the 193 UN members states, which are elected each year by the United Nations General Assembly for overlapping three-year terms. Seats on the Council are based on geographical representation with 14 allocated to African states, 11 to Asia-Pacific states, 6 to East European states, 10 to Latin American and Caribbean states and 13 to West European and other states.