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date: 15 October 2019

Economic and Social Council 

Source:
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History
Author(s):

Christopher Riches,

Jan Palmowski

A principal organ of the *UN which consists of 54 members elected by the General Assembly to investigate any social or cultural topic, and which has thus established commissions, e.g. on population growth, human rights, drugs, and women's rights. Its powers were strengthened in ... ...

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