Open Call for NGOs

26 April 2017
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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