of Economic and Social Councils
and Similar Institutions
Date of creation
Nature of the texts that create the ESC (Constitution, law, decree, etc.)
A Governance and Functioning Framework, establishing guiding principles for CESALC and rules for its functioning and administration was adopted in 2014
Number of members : 22 participating ESCs from Latin America and the Caribbean
The Management Committee is composed by 5 ESCs chosen for a two-year-term.
The Management Committee composed of five councils coordinate the implementation of an agreed Work Plan for the period 2014 – 2016.
General Assembly and Plenary
An annual meeting is organized by a volunteer ESC gathering the representatives of participating councils.
A member of the Management Committee is selected as coordinator.