ECOSOC, applications for consultative status 2023

Date 11.05.2023

NGOs interested in applying for ECOSOC consultative status should submit their application and required documents before the deadline 1 June 2023 (at 23:59 New York time, late submissions will not be accepted)

What ECOSOC is?

The Economic and Social Council is at the heart of the United Nations system to advance the three dimensions of sustainable development – economic, social and environmental.

It is the central platform for fostering debate and innovative thinking, forging consensus on ways forward, and coordinating efforts to achieve internationally agreed goals. It is also responsible for the follow-up to major UN conferences and summits.

The UN Charter established ECOSOC in 1945 as one of the six main organs of the United Nations.