Addressing atrocity crimes is urgent, CoNGO President Bautista said at ECOSOC meeting; he announced two new NGO committees in formation

New York City | January 26, 2023 (CoNGO InfoNews)—At the core of atrocity crimes is the “ignominious assault on intrinsic human dignity and fundamental human rights.”

This was the gist of the message that President Liberato Bautista of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO) issued at the special meeting convened by the President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Ms. Lachezara Stoeva. The special meeting focused on the “social and economic measures to prevent genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity”.

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CoNGO President to Speak at ECOSOC NGO Committee Consultation With NGOs

New York City | 12 December 2022 (CoNGO InfoNews)—The following statement is a longer version of a three-minute presentation by the President of CoNGO—the Conference of Non- Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations—issued in advance of the ECOSOC NGO Committee consultation with NGOs to be held on Tuesday, 13 December 2022…

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CoNGO Pays Tribute to Edith Ballantyne on Her 100th Birthday

New York City and Geneva, Switzerland | 10 December 2022 (CoNGO InfoNews)—CoNGO, the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations, proclaims, celebrates, and enthuses over the 100 th birthday today, December 10, of one of its outstanding Presidents, Edith Ballantyne, a Canadian citizen who was Secretary General (and later President) of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
(WILPF), headquartered in Geneva.

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CoNGO President calls members to use the People’s Charter for an Eco-social World as advocacy tool and inspiration

New York City | UPDATED 8 August 2022 (CoNGO InfoNews) — The Global People’s Summit “Co-building a New Eco-social World: Leaving No One Behind” concluded its online meetings on July 2. The Summit run for 24 hours for four days between June 29 and July 2.

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CoNGO joins the People’s Global Summit “Co-building a New Eco-Social World: Leaving No One Behind”

Geneva, Switzerland | 29 June 2022 (CoNGO InfoNews) — The People’s Global Summit, ‘Co-building a New Eco-Social World: Leaving No One Behind’, starts today, June 29, Wednesday. The Summit will run 24 hours for four days, June 29 – July 2, online. Join here.

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NGO Committee on Language and Languages Elects New Executive Board

New York, USA | 24 May 2022 (CoNGO InfoNews) – An NGO Committee on Language and Languages has been established in New York under the auspices of CoNGO, the Conference of Nongovernmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations.  Some 23 NGOs have joined as founding members of the committee, which aims to give…

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CoNGO Declaration on the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations