3rd Plenary Meeting - Economic and Social Council 2021 Session

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10-Dec-2020 00:10:38
Economic and Social Council fills 15 vacancies in eight subsidiary bodies, nominates additional member for Programme and Coordination Committee.

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The Economic and Social Council elected several countries to fill 15 outstanding vacancies in eight of its subsidiary bodies while also nominating Germany as a member of the Committee for Programme and Coordination.

The Council first elected Zambia to the Commission on Population and Development for a four-year term beginning on the election date and expiring at the close of the Commission’s fifty-seventh session in 2024. Also elected to that Commission were Australia, Denmark and the United Kingdom for four-year terms beginning at the first meeting of the Commission’s fifty-fifth session in 2021 and expiring at the close of the Commission’s fifty-eighth session in 2025.

It then elected Djibouti and Finland to the Commission for Social Development for a four-year term beginning at the first meeting of the Commission’s sixtieth session in 2021 and expiring at the close of the Commission’s sixty-third session in 2025.

Next, the Council elected North Macedonia, to the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice for a term beginning on the election date and expiring on 31 December 2021. Also to that Commission, the Council elected Cameroon, Morocco and Namibia for a three-year term beginning on 1 January 2021.

To the Commission on Science and Technology for Development, the Council elected Cameroon for a four-year term beginning on 1 January 2021.

It then nominated Germany to be elected by the General Assembly to the Committee for Programme and Coordination for a three-year term beginning on 1 January 2021. Next, the Council elected Cameroon to the Intergovernmental Working Group of Experts on International Standards of Accounting and Reporting for a three-year term beginning on 1 January 2021.

To the Programme Coordinating Board of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), it elected Cameroon for a three-year term beginning on 1 January 2021. The Council then elected Norway, by acclamation, to the Organizational Committee of the Peacebuilding Commission for a two-year term beginning on 1 January 2021.

Finally, it elected Morocco to the Commission on the Status of Women for a four-year term, beginning at the first meeting of the Commission’s sixty-sixth session in 2021 and expiring at the close of the Commission’s sixty-ninth session in 2025.

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