Date of entry: June 13, 2008
Member of AICESIS
Member of ILO
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BP: 5038 - N’DJAMENA (REPUBLIC OF CHAD)
Date of creation
May 4 2006
Nature of the texts that create the ESC (Constitution, law, decree, etc.)
Constitution (article 178, Title IX) - organic Law n°19/PR/2006 of May 4, 2006 – Decree n°042/PR/2007 of January 19 2007
Consultation and advisory
The Council gives its opinion, analyses, and conclusions on economic, social and cultural issues, on the draft plan, on the implementation of economic, social and cultural programs. It can also analyze any matters on economic, social and cultural development. It can appoint a member of the CESC to present the Council’s opinion in front of the President of the Republic, the Government or the National Assembly. The Council draws the Government’s attention to reforms judged necessary and useful to implement in the country.
Number of members : 31 members
Process of designating the members (election, nomination, by whom, etc.):
26 are appointed by socio-professional organizations.
5 are appointed by the executive power (President of the Republic)
The Councilors are divided into 10 groups representative the main sectors of the social, cultural and economic life.
There are 113 full time employees.
Duration of the term: 6 years renewable
There is a Bureau, composed by the President, a Vice President, a Quaestor and 4 Rapporteurs, and elected for 3 years renewable.
The President Cabinet is composed by:
- a particular secretary
- protocol service
- communication and public relations service
- translation service
- 6 technical advisors for Economic affairs, finance, trade, energy, agriculture, fishing, tourism and Craftsmanship / Education, training, academics, research / Health, solidarity and family, youth and sports, old people, associations, social protection / Sustainable development / Culture, communication, new ICTs / International cooperation
Administrative and technical secretariat
The administrative and technical secretariat is managed by the Secretary-General appointed by decree on the Council President proposal.
cabinet of president
Souce of funding
The Budget is included in the State’s General Budget and voted by the National Assembly.
|Who convenes the ESC||
The President of the Republic, the Government or the National Assembly convene the Institution. It has a legal right to issue.
|Salary of members||
The Councilors do not receive wages, just session benefits and refunds. However the members of the Council’s Bureau receive compensations.
Affiliations: AICESIS – UCESA – UCESIF
|Environment Policy|| |
Own-initiative opinion on Effects of the environment deterioration on the food security
|Social Dialogue and tripartism|| |
Own-initiative opinion on Dialogue social: support for a reconciled and peaceful Chad
|Infrastructure Networks, Transport, and Energy Policies|| |
Own-initiative opinion on Energy crisis
|Social Affairs|| |
Own-initiative opinion on Expensive life
Own-initiative opinion on Promotion of culture in Chad
Own-initiative opinion on the CESE role
|Education and Vocational Training|| |
Commission for Education, Culture, Youth and Sports (7 members)
|Environment Policy / Sustainable development|| |
Commission for Sustainable Development (7 members)
|Financial and Economic Policies|| |
Commission for Economic Direction and Finance (9 members)
|Others (please specify the list)|| |
There is also the possibility to implement ad hoc Commissions
|Social Affairs|| |
Commission for Social Affairs (6 members)