Economic and Financial Committee

Committee Description

Second Committee of the UN General Assembly

The Economic and Financial Committee, also known as ECOFIN, is the Second Committee of the United Nations General Assembly. Their mandate is to address subjects related to economic growth, development, and macroeconomics.

ECOFIN also deals with subjects such as financing for development, sustainable development, poverty eradication, globalization, and interdependence. Issues pertaining to groups of countries of special interest, such as countries identified as LDCs (Least Developed Countries), as well as the sovereignty of Palestinians over their natural resources are also considered by this committee. The Economic and Finance Committee convenes yearly in accordance with the meeting of the General Assembly.

ECOFIN is a beginner committee. Delegates of any skill level with interest may apply to this committee.

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Topics | Backgrounders

Topic A: International Gender Pay Equality

Topic B: Rise in Food Prices

Backgrounders will be available in the near future. Please check again later.