The 29-8 vote in ECOSOC on Wednesday, with 16 abstentions, immediately expelled Iran from the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, based on a U.S. resolution.
Share of members of international organizations defined as developing countries.
Mona Juul, Norway U.N. ambassador, won election as president of the 54-nation U.N. Economic and Social Council.
The effort accompanied a similar pact for migration that the U.N. General Assembly also approved this month.
A new U.N. report anticipates new economic benefits because more African migrants are moving within the continent than leaving it, and Africa also is a destination for migrants abroad.