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Munir Akram (ECOSOC) on global peace and cooperation
1 Dec 2020 -  Munir Akram, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN, was elected President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in July. He believes that under the current global circumstances, the UN, including ECOSOC, is vital to promote global peace and global cooperation. “We need to take urgent actions to meet the needs of the developing countries, otherwise, we will have a humanitarian disaster on our hands”, he said.