ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COUNCIL

Economic and Social Council, established in 1945 as one of the six main organs of UN, is responsible for policy review, policy dialogue and recommendatons on economic, social and environmental issues. It is also the main body for the implementaton of the internatonally agreed development goals; Economic and Social Council, established in 1945 as one of the six main organs of UN, is responsible for policy review, policy dialogue and recommendatons on economic, social and environmental issues. It is also the main body for the implementaton of the internatonally agreed three dimensions of development goals in those three dimensions.

The commitee will be focusing on two agenda items; “Future of Crypto Currency” and “Food Security and Nutriton Situaton in Sahel”

Since the release of the frst type of cryptocurrency, the bitcoin, the idea of a future which cryptocurrency replaces the money we know gained popularity due to unique technology of cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrency is using a system called blockchain which makes cryptocurrency transactons to be untraceable. It is p2p (peer to peer) which means it is not dependent on any government or organizaton. This new technology can bring signifcant change to societes around the world, says the two leading experts in this feld, Ferdinando Ametrano and David Yermack. Both experts agreed that many of the economic challenges that society face can be solved by the use of cryptocurrencies.

While some people discuss the advantages and disadvantages of digital assets some others are stll looking for ways to reach food security. Food security is the conditon in which all people, at all tmes, have physical, social and economic access to sufcient safe and nutritous food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an actve and healthy life. The WHO states that there are three pillars that determine food security: food availability, food access, and food use. The second goal of the Sustainable Development Goals is aimed at achieving food security in the world.

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