Non-Governmental Organizations interested in applying for the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) consultative status should submit their application and required documents on or before the deadline of 1 June 2017.
What are the benefits?
NGOs that are accredited with ECOSOC can participate in a number of events, including, but not limited to regular sessions of ECOSOC, its functional commissions and its other subsidiary bodies. NGOs may:
- Attend official meetings
- Submit written statements prior to sessions
- Make oral statements
- Meet official government delegations and other NGO representatives
- Organize and attend parallel events that take place during the session
- Participate in debates, interactive dialogues, panel discussions and informal meetings