|Description:||At its 2006 regular session, from 19 to 27 January 2006, the Committee on|
Non-Governmental Organizations had before it 144 applications for consultative
status, including applications deferred from its 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
and 2005 sessions. Of those applications, the Committee recommended 97
applications for consultative status, deferred 39 organizations for further
consideration at a later date, recommended not to grant consultative status to three
organizations and to close consideration of two organizations. The Committee had
also before it three requests for reclassification of consultative status, of which it
recommended two. In addition, it reviewed 52 quadrennial reports. The Committee
heard seven representatives of non-governmental organizations.
The present report contains six draft decisions on matters calling for action by
the Economic and Social Council.
By draft decision I, the Council would:
(a) Grant consultative status to 97 non-governmental organizations;
(b) Reclassify two non-governmental organizations;
(c) Note that the Committee took note of the quadrennial reports of 42
(d) Decide to close consideration of the applications of two nongovernmental
By draft decision II, the Council would decide not to grant consultative status
to the International Lesbian and Gay Association.
By draft decision III the Council would decide not to grant consultative status
to the Danish National Association for Gays and Lesbians.
By draft decision IV, the Council would decide not to grant consultative status
to the non-governmental organization People in Need.
By draft decision V, the Council would decide to withdraw the status of the
Islamic African Relief Agency.
By draft decision VI, the Council would take note of the present report.
The present report also contains a statement by the Chairperson of the
Committee brought to the attention of the Council.
The Chairperson made a statement on the reinstatement of status of the
organization Indian Movement “Tupaj Amaru”.