Council of Organizations (COO)
COO is a multidisciplinary alliance of organizations that disseminates information about their missions. It is in alliance with the United Nations Association of the United States of America. The COO is a coalition of nongovernmental organizations with interests in Education, Social Justice, Labor, Energy and Climate, the Sustainable Development Goals, Human Rights, Health, and Women’s Issues. The Council of Organizations was founded by Eleanor Roosevelt and President Truman just after the founding of the United Nations in 1945.
ILSC is a member of the Council of Organizations, whose Executive Committee is chaired by ILSC Board member Aaron Etra, with Rick Flath also serving as Membership Chair. The Council of Organizations works with the UN, WHO, and other international organizations, as well as with public and private sector stakeholders to develop effective collaborative activities.