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ECOSOC Presidency convenes civil society briefing on 4 May

4 May @ 09:00 - 17:00 UTC+0

CoNGO President will make an intervention

The Presidency of ECOSOC is convening a briefing for civil society scheduled for Monday, 4 May 2020, from 9:00 to 11:00 EDT (New York). ECOSOC Ambassador for Norway, Ms. Susan Eckey, will lead the briefing.

At the briefing, the Presidency of ECOSOC will provide an update on dates and modalities for ECOSOC and subsidiary bodies’ meetings that are maintained, with due consideration for the effects of COVID-19.

Liberato C. Bautista, the President of CoNGO (The Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations), will make a short intervention, underscoring the importance of civil society participation at the UN, in or out of COVID-19 conditions.

Expected to also intervene is a representative of the Major Groups related to the High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development.

T join the meeting online, please follow these instructions from the Office of Intergovernmental Support and Coordination for Sustainable Development of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs:


4 May
09:00 - 17:00 UTC+0