Kathmandu, June 9
Nepal has been elected as a member of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for 2024-2026.
The Permanent Mission of Nepal to the UN in New York stated that Nepal was elected a member of the ECOSOC with the highest number of 145 votes from the Asia-Pacific Group in the elections held on June 8 in New York.
“With 145 votes, Nepal is elected as a member of the ECOSOC for the term 2024-2026. We thank the member states for electing us. We look forward to working closely with all to achieve the 2030 agenda,” the Permanent Mission of Nepal to the UN tweeted.
The Economic and Social Council assumes the crucial role of coordinating the economic and social aspects within the UN. It carries out this responsibility by overseeing the collaboration among the fifteen specialised agencies, the eight functional commissions, and the five regional commissions falling under its jurisdiction.