appoints Cuba as a member of the Economic and Social Council | News

The Economic and Social Council (Ecosoc) of the United Nations Organization (UN) announced this Wednesday that Cuba will be a member of four of its bodies, highlighting the prestige of the Island at the international level and within the international organization.

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In this sense, the Ecosoc specified that the Caribbean nation will maintain its membership in the Commission for the Status of Women from 2023 to 2027; as well as the Committee of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), from 2023 to 2026.

Likewise, Cuba will be a member of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development in the period from 2023 to 2026; and the Executive Board of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the period 2023-2025.



In parallel, the Cuban presidency underscored the designation of Cuba as a member of the four bodies of international authority, highlighting its work in defense of the protection and fulfillment of human rights.

“This decision makes Cuba a world reference, its prestige stands out in the world despite the cruel media campaign against it; Cuba is growing, let’s go with everything!”, asserted the Cuban Presidency.



It should be noted that Ecosoc is the UN body in charge of coordinating the economic and social work of the multilateral organization, as well as of the other parts that make it up, with a total of 54 members whose functions extend for three years.