Council of Organizations (COO)
The Council of Organizations (COO) is a multidisciplinary federation of non-government organizations to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, more particular in such areas as education, social justice, labor, sustainable development, energy & climate, human rights, health and gender equality. The Council of Organizations was founded by Eleanor Roosevelt in 1947, shortly after the founding of the United Nations in 1945.
The COO works closely with the United Nations Association of the United States of America, the United Nations, WHO, international organizations, public and private sector stakeholders to develop effective collaborative activities.
ILSC is a member of the Council of Organizations for many years and members of ILSC serve in various organizational capacities.