ECOSOC reports annually to the General Assembly on its activities. .
The first part of the report includes "Matters calling for action by or brought to the attention of the General Assembly", and may include draft resolutions to be considered for adoption by the General Assembly;
The annexes include membership lists for the Council and its subsidiary bodies and a listing of intergovernmental organizations participating in ECOSOC deliberations.
Before 2015, the report was issued and a revised version was issued as part of the General Assembly Official Records.
The Secretary-General reports to ECOSOC on issues called for by resolutions, such as:
All reports for ECOSOC have document symbols that begin with E/--.
ECOSOC has many subsidiary bodies that report to it regularly.
The sessional reports of ECOSOC subsidiaries often have a dual symbol and are usually issued as a supplement to the Economic and Social Council Official Records (ESCOR).
They include information about:
UN-I-QUE includes lists of the document symbols for the reports of all subsidiary bodies (1946-2013).
Information about the documentation of the Functional Commissions has been added to this guide in January 2018.