The United Nations Assembly
Photo By Erasmus Williams
Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
October 22, 2008 (CUOPM)
St. Kitts and Nevis was among 18 nations elected on Wednesday by the United Nations to serve on the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
ECOSOC is one of the principal organs of the United Nations and membership is for three-year terms starting 1 January next year.
The four new members were chosen from Latin America and the Caribbean: Guatemala, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis and Venezuela. They replace Cuba, Guyana, Haiti and Paraguay.