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Economic and Social Council

Date of entry: July 20, 2010

Member of AICESIS

Member of ILO

Contacts

Institutional characteristics

Establishment
Date of creation
2006
Year operational
2007
Nature of the texts that create the ESC (Constitution, law, decree, etc.)
Organic Law, Constitution
Mandate

Consultation and advisory

- Advisory body, which suggests policies orientation, ways to solve problems and
underline governmental reforms, which could be against the general interest
- Give opinions and recommendations to the government and Parliament.
- Analyze economic, social and cultural problems of the country and give advisors
Composition

Non-specific

Number of members : 20 members

Durée du mandat: 3 years renewable

Process of designating the members: Nomination from the President of the Republic and the office is elected during the first meeting of all the Council’s Members
Reporting Institution

cabinet of president

Government

Parliament

Budget
Souce of funding
The budget comes from the Government.

Functioning

Who convenes the ESC

The Council is convened by the President of the Republic, the Government, the Parliament or another public Institution.

It has a legal right to issue own-initiative opinion.



Other

Affiliations: AICESIS and UCESA