Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the Quadrennial Report

  • This report is due every four years.
  • IAAP is in Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC
  • The consultative relationship of NGOs with ECOSOC is reciprocal. NGOs are granted the privilege of participating in a wide variety of United Nations-sponsored meetings and activities and in return they are expected to contribute in some way to furthering the development aims of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the United Nations at large.
    *  1996/31. Consultative relationship between the United Nations and non-governmental organizations
  • The Council Committee on NGO through the Secretary-General every fourth year, outlining their activities, specifically as regards the support they have given to the work of the United Nations.”.” This report is an opportunity for NGOs to make their activities in support of the UN more widely known to Member States (governments belonging to the UN)