UPDATE on NGO Committee Consultations with NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC

ALERT: The consultation has now been rescheduled to Dec. 13, Tuesday.

Dear NGO Representative,

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) is holding consultations with organizations in consultative status with ECOSOC to discuss questions of interest to the Committee or to the organizations relating to the relationship between the NGOs and the United Nations in line with paragraph 61 (a) of ECOSOC resolution 1996/31.

The consultations will provide an opportunity for NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC to present and exchange views with members of the Committee on the issues outlined in the attached Concept Note.  NGOs in consultative status who can attend the hearing in New York are invited to interact with the Committee during this open session. Organizations who wish to speak at the hearing will be given three minutes to make their intervention.

The consultations will take the form of written submissions and an interactive hearing on Tuesday 6 December 2022 from 10:00am – 1:00pm in Conference Room 4 at the United Nations Headquarters, New York.

Please note the following:

The deadline for registration is Monday, 14th November 2022.

In addition to registering, each attending representative must have a valid UN Grounds Pass. Instructions for obtaining your grounds pass are available on the following page: https://csonet.org/?menu=86

Please note that the event will also be webcast live on UN WEB TV: https://media.un.org/en/webtv