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11th session of Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Drugs and Crime (COP UNTOC)

Dear NGO Representatives, The Civil Society Unit (CSU) of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is looking forward to welcoming you to the upcoming 11th session of Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Drugs and Crime (COP UNTOC) which will take place at the Vienna International Centre (M-Building) and online from 17
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Workshop on enhancing cooperation between the United Nations and Regional Mechanisms for the promotion and protection of Human Rights with a focus on business and human rights

Palais des Nations Geneva

Join UNOG on 18-19 October, 2022, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland for this important workshop. Read the draft concept note here. Theme: the role of regional arrangements in the field of Business and Human Rights Register here: indico.un.org/event/1001270 _____________________________________________________________________________________________ CoNGO Notes: For more information on the NGO Committee on Financing for Development,
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Free

53rd Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals

Bonn, Germany Bonn

The 53rd Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals will take place on 19 and 20 October 2022 in Bonn, Germany. Participation The meeting is open to all members and alternate members of the Standing Committee and representatives of CMS Parties, CMS Agreements, partner organizations and other
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Free

Science, Spirituality, Solidarity: Weaving Interconnections for Change

Hybrid | New York | Virtual New York, NY

On Oct. 20, you are invited to join the Temple of Understanding - in collaboration with Marble Collegiate Church - for FORUM2022! FORUM2022 is a call to action on the global crisis facing humanity and all life on planet Earth. Connecting the variable causes of the climate crisis, our speakers bring together ancient wisdom and
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Free

Side Event at the Eleventh Session of the UNTOC Conference of the Parties

Eleventh session of the UNTOC Conference of the Parties, 17-21 October 2022 Side event on Thursday October 20, 2022 1-1:45pm CET Civil society contribution to combating transnational organized crime – In memoriam Ilona Graenitz   Biographies Liberato Bautista is President of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO). He
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SPSSI’s 75th Anniversary Celebration

Church Center for the UN 777 United Nations Plaza, 2nd Floor, New York, NY

Program will include remarks from: Ambassador Maritza Chan, Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations  Mr. Rio Hada, Chief of the Equality, Development, and Rule of Law Section, UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights – NYC   Lily Gray, Senior Liaison Officer, UNESCO   Daniel Seymour, UN Women  Levi Bautista,
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Free

UNA-USA COO 75th Anniversary – UN Day Celebration

The United Nations Association of the U.S.A. Council of Organizations (UNA-USA COO) will celebrate its 75th Anniversary on UN Day 2022. Our program with the theme of “Building Partnerships & Collaborations for Our Sustainable Future,” will highlight actions by our fellow civil society members and others from our community to support communities locally and globally
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UNESCO-UNFCCC COP27 webinar #7: Climate Change Education

worldwide/virtual

From April to September, UNESCO-UNFCCC hosted the first six webinars of eight for the Webinar Series, Climate Change Education for Social Transformation: On the Road to COP27, which is dedicated to the goal of greening every education policy and curriculum to be climate ready. Taking place on the last Tuesday of every month, each episode will
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Free

Towards Environmental Justice: The Role of the Legally Binding Instrument for Business Accountability in Combatting the Triple Planetary Crisis

worldwide/virtual

On Oct. 25, please join Franciscans International for this side event during the 8th session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and human rights. Panelists will discuss specific local cases and recent developments such as the recognition of the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment to explore how the current
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Free

NGO Briefing by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights & Office for Disarmament Affairs

Church Center for the UN 777 United Nations Plaza, 2nd Floor, New York, NY

Dear Colleagues, On Thursday October 27th our NGO Committee on Human Rights and the NGO Committee on Disarmament will be meeting from 1 pm to 4 pm in the Church Center's 10th floor. During this meeting the Director of the UN NY Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Craig Mokhiber, will be available
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Free