Under GA resolution 68/1, ECOSOC shifted its work programme to a July-July cycle but continues to hold one substantive and one organizational session per year as has been the practice. Its substantive session is divided into the following segments:
Operational activities for development segment,
Humanitarian affairs segment
In addition to the above segments, the Council also holds coordination and management meetings and financing for development meetings during its substantive session.
With the new July-July cycle, the organizational session is now held in July and not in February as was the previous practice.
The basic format for the symbols of ECOSOC documents is: