Thailand, South Korea and China were also elected to the 54-member committee from the region. The UN panel aims to provide a platform for multilateral diplomacy and economic and social development throughout the world. "ECOSOC membership will help us ensure sustainable development. Masud continued: "Bangladesh will get opportunities to work more effectively with various forums of the ECOSOC, including the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, or UNESCAP.”Bangladesh will begin its second term in the ECOSOC committee from January 2020. The country has also been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2018.
Source: bd News24 June 15, 2019 06:22 UTC