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The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) was formed in 1945 and is today the UN’s largest subsidiary body out of its six principal organs. Formed by 54 member states, ECOSOC’s goal is to achieve sustainable development in regard to social and economic issues. ECOSOC achieves this through analysis, research, and creation of policies that are later considered in the General Assembly. Issues in ECOSOC often deal with social development, population, statistics, technology, rights and environmental aspects. Because of this, ECOSOC works with 14 other UN agencies to create solutions to the issues at hand. ECOSOC is vastly important due to the fact ECOSOC aids the coordination of humanitarian services and engaging the youth on burning issues that is affecting humanity. ECOSOC has been deeply involved with global public health emergencies such as the avian flu in 2005, the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2003, and the Ebola outbreak in 2014. Also, tackling food crises worldwide has put ECOSOC on an important pedestal.

Unequal distribution of a nation's budget and its effect on citizens

Measures to address the Venezuelan humanitarian Crisis

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