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Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is the United Nations’ central platform for reflection, debate, and innovative thinking on sustainable development. ECOSOC is one of the six main organs of the United Nations established by the UN Charter in 1946. It is the principal body for coordination, policy review, policy dialogue and recommendations on economic, social and environmental issues, as well as for implementation of the internationally agreed development goals. ECOSOC serves as the central mechanism for the activities of the United Nations system and its specialized agencies, and supervises the subsidiary and expert bodies in the economic, social and environmental fields.
 

Topics:

1. Electronic Waste Management
2. Made in China 2025’s Effects on The World Economy

About the Chairs

Fathima Farhana Moyikkal
Chair
g00082990@aus.edu

Fathima Moyikkal is an undergraduate student at the American University of Sharjah double majoring in Psychology and International Studies. She has been interested in diplomacy, law, human rights, and psychology and she aspires to become a lawyer in the future. As an avid learner and human rights activist, Fathima has been interested in debating, public speaking, and leadership from a very young age. Ever since high school, she has participated in several MUNs and MCs as a delegate, an organizer, or a chair. Fathima hopes that the delegates have a fruitful and one of kind experience whether it is the delegate’s first time or tenth time participating in MUN.

Sultan Abdulkarim Farooq
Co-chair
sultanfarooq2002@gmail.com

Sultan is a senior at Al Mawakeb School Al Barsha. Ever since his first conference in the eighth grade, Sultan discovered a burning passion in debate and public speaking, and fueled his drive to discuss political situations by joining his school's MUN club. Throughout his high school years, Sultan attended a plethora of conferences where he was awarded numerous times for his speaking skills. However this is Sultan’s first time chairing, and hopes that he’ll witness a fiery debate.