Received via a tweet from the UN ECOSOC recently:
GENERAL ASSEMBLY ELECTS 18 MEMBERS OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL
The General Assembly today elected 18 members of the Economic and Social Council to serve three-year terms beginning 1 January 2013.
Those elected today were: Albania, Benin, Bolivia, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Haiti, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Mauritius, Nepal, Netherlands, San Marino, South Africa, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan and the United States.
The 18 outgoing members were: Argentina, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Egypt, Ghana, Iraq, Italy, Mongolia, Netherlands, Philippines, Rwanda, Slovakia, Ukraine, United States and Zambia.
What is ECOSOC?
United Nations Economic and Social Council
United Nations Economic and Social Council. UN headquarters, New York
President of ECOSOC
As of 2012: Miloš Koterec Slovakia
The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) constitutes one of the principal organs of the United Nations. It is responsible for coordinating the economic, social and related work of 14 UN specialized agencies, their functional commissions and five regional commissions. ECOSOC has 54 members; it holds a four-week session each year in July. Since 1998, it has also held a meeting each April with finance ministers heading key committees of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The ECOSOC serves as the central forum for discussing international economic and social issues, and for formulating policy recommendations addressed to member states and the United Nations system.
Commissions under the UN ECOSOC:
UN Commission for Social Development
UN Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR): Disbanded 2006, replaced by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), a subsidiary organ of the General Assembly.
Commission on Narcotic Drugs
Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice
Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD)
Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)
UN Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW)
Commission on Population and Development
UN Statistical Commission
United Nations Forum on Forests
Woe to America as we methodically morph into a Socialist state under the control of the United Nations!
The suicide of this country is under way!
Gear up comrades!