Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 75/283, a high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the appraisal of the United Nations Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons will be held from 22 to 23 November 2021, at the United Nations Headquarters, in New York.
PARTICIPATION At THE HIGH-LEVEL MEETING
In accordance with General Assembly resolution 75/283, interested representatives of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council will be invited to participate in the high-level meeting in accordance with the established practice of the General Assembly.
*If you are a representative of an ECOSOC accredited NGO, please contact the NGO Branch of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs for the details.
Furthermore, in accordance with the same resolution, the President of the General Assembly will draw up a list of representatives of other relevant non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions and the private sector who may participate in the high-level meeting, including its panel discussions, taking into account the principles of transparency and equitable geographical representation, with due regard for gender parity, in accordance with the established practice of the General Assembly. The President of the General Assembly will submit the list to Member States for their consideration, in accordance with General Assembly resolution 75/283 .
The application for special accreditation is now open until 14 October 2021.
*Stakeholder applications will be reviewed by Member States in accordance with GA Resolution 75/283. The name of the organization and country will be shared with the Member States, and, additionally, the homepage and/or the reason for participation may also be shared, if requested.
Please note: the practical arrangements for participation, and the format of the high-level meeting will be determined by the President of the General Assembly in due course based on an assessment of the health conditions and in consultation with Member States and this information will be available on the websites of the President of the General Assembly and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.