The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) will hold 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 take the form of written submissions and an interactive hearing which will be held in New York on Tuesday 13 December 2022 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in Conference Room 4, United Nations Headquarters.
The hearing 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 interactive hearing will be given three minutes to make their intervention.
All NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC can register to participate in the interactive hearing via this page. The deadline for registration is Monday 14 November 2022. Please note that due to room capacity, only 2 representatives per organization will be allowed to register. In addition to registering, each attending representative must have a valid UN Grounds Pass. Please see instructions on obtaining your grounds pass here https://csonet.org/?menu=86
Please note that the event will be webcast live on UN WEB TV: https://media.un.org/en/webtv