Subject (Course): United Nations. Economic and Social Council. Syllabus:
- Introduction to the United Nations (UN)
- The Structure and Organisation.
- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)
- The main bodies of the United Nations (UN)
- Agencies, programs, and subsidiary bodies.
- Specialised Agencies
- The Secretariat of the United Nations
- The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
- United Nations System.
- Human Development.
- Millennium Development Goals.
- Global Compact of the United Nations.
- United Nations Convention Against Corruption.
- Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others (1949)
- Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery (1956)
The objectives of the subject “United Nations (UN)” are the following:
- To understand the purposes and structure of the United Nations (UN)
- To know the role of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
- To explore the United Nations System
- To understand the role of United Nations on human development in the world
- To know the specialised agencies, programs, agreements and subsidiary organs of the United Nations
- To analyse the role of the International Trade Centre (INTRACEN) of the United Nations
- To knowing how to analyse the Socio-economic information offered by
different portals of UN
Sample of the subject - United Nations:
EENI adhesion to the Global
Compact of the United Nations.
Subject Description (United Nations):
The United Nations was created in 1945 by fifty-one countries with the objective of maintaining peace through
international cooperation and global
security. Every nation belongs to the United Nations.
The United Nations consists of the:
- General Assembly
- Security Council
- Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
- Trusteeship Council
All these institutions are based at in New York. The International Court of Justice is in the Hague (the Netherlands).
The mission of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is to coordinate the economic and social work of the United Nations. As the central forum for debate International economic, foreign trade, and social topics and formulating
policy suggestions, the Economic and Social Council plays a key function
in encouragement international cooperation.
- Conference on Trade and Development
- International Trade Centre
The United Nations System
The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and twelve other institutions (“specialised agencies”) are linked to the United Nations through agreements. All these institutions have their regulations, budgets, and secretariats. Together with the United Nations (UN); they are known as the United Nations System
- United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
- Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
- Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
- Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
- Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia.
Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam