Statistical Commission website
The Commission on Human Rights was a subsidiary of the Economic and Social Council; it concluded its 62nd and final session on 27 March 2006; its work is continued by the Human Rights Council.
The Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights was the key subsidiary of the Commission on Human Rights.
Over the years, various ad hoc working groups reported to the Commission and to the Subcommission.
Many reports were presented to the Commission and the Subcommission by special procedures, such as working groups and special rapporteurs. These carry on reporting to the Human Rights Council and its subsidiaries. See above for more detail.
Commission on Narcotic Drugs website
Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE) (1947-1976)
Some documents bear symbol ECAFE/
Symbol changed in 1976 to E/ESCAP
Name change from 1974: Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
Information from ST/LIB/SER.B/5/Rev.5
Economic Commission for Africa (1958-1981)
Continued by E/ECA/ from 1982-present
The Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) is a subsidiary of ECOSOC with primary responsibility for environmental questions.
United Nations Forum on Forests website
The UN Forum on Forests is a subsidiary of ECOSOC; it took over the tasks of the two predecessor bodies listed below.
The Inter-governmental Forum on Forests (IFF) was a predecessor body of the UN Forum on Forests, 1997-2000.
The Ad hoc Inter-governmental Panel on Forests (IPF) was a predecessor body of the Inter-governmental Forum on Forests, 1995-1997.
History of the indigenous peoples at the UN from the DESA website.
Pattern of documentation: