• Secretary General Office - Secretariat of the Economic and Social Council
Department Formation
  • Mr. Ahmed Saleh Adel

    Director of the secretariat of the Economic and Social Council

Mission
  • The Council shall have a permanent technical organ in the Secretariat called the Secretariat of the Economic and Social Council.

    The Secretary of the Council shall be supervised by the Secretary of the Economic and Social Council, who shall be designated by the Secretary-General of the Secretariat.


    The Secretariat of the Council studies and researches related to the Council's functions as well as the implementation of its programs of work.

    The Board Secretariat shall follow up the implementation of its decisions in accordance with the mechanisms determined by the Council, and shall submit periodic follow-up reports thereon.

    The secretariat of the Council shall include in the agenda of each ordinary session a report on its activities and actions taken to implement its decisions.

    Secondly:

    The Secretariat of the Council shall prepare and prepare for the above-mentioned meetings. The Council Secretariat shall circulate the decisions of those meetings to all sectors of the Secretariat, delegates and organizations and shall make such decisions on the Arab League web portal.

    The Secretariat of the Council shall prepare the draft agenda for the extraordinary sessions of the Council and the preparatory session of the Council preceding the Arab Summit and send it to Member States two weeks prior to the date of either.

Target
  • First: The Economic and Social Council was established under the provisions of Article VIII of the Joint Defense Treaty, which stipulates that "an Economic Council shall be established by the Ministers of the Contracting States concerned with economic affairs or by their representatives when necessary to propose to the Governments of those States what they deem sufficient to achieve the purposes set forth in the preceding article, The Council may use its functions in the Committee on Economic and Financial Affairs referred to in Article 4 of the Charter of the League of Arab States. "

     

    Second: The Council of the League of Arab States, by its resolution No. 3552 of 29 March 1977, approved the amendment of article 8 of the Treaty on Mutual Defense and Economic Cooperation among the States of the League of Arab States to read as follows:


    "The Council shall be established in the League of Arab States (the Economic and Social Council), comprising the Ministers of the Member States concerned and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs or those acting on behalf of them, whose mission shall be to achieve the League's economic, social and related purposes. The Economic and Social Council shall have the authority to approve the establishment of any specialized Arab organization and shall supervise the performance of existing organizations in accordance with its provisions. " Third: The Council of the League of Arab States at the Summit level, by its resolution 280, adopted at its ordinary session 16, Tunisia, 23 May 2004, amended article 8, paragraph 1, of the Treaty on Mutual Defense and Economic Cooperation to read as follows:


    "The Economic and Social Council shall be established in the League of Arab States and shall include the Ministers of the Arab Member States concerned with economic and financial matters, as determined by the governments of the Member States, taking into account the nature of the Council's functions and the importance of continuity of representation and its activities.

    Related to the provisions of the Charter of the League of Arab States, the Treaty on Mutual Defense and Economic Cooperation or agreements concluded within the framework of the League ".

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