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 ground-breaking consultations will take the form of written submissions and an interactive hearing which will be held in New York on 22 June 2018 from 10:00am - 1:00pm.  

The hearing will provide an opportunity for NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC o 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.

All NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC can register to participate in the interactive hearing via this page. The deadline for registration is Monday 11 June 2018. In addition to registering, each attending representative must have a valid UN Grounds Pass. Please see instructions on obtaining your grounds pass here: 

United Nations Headquarters New York
NY 10017, USA,
Starts Jun 22, 2018 10:00
Ends Jun 22, 2018 18:00