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Civil society hearing on the longer-term positioning of the United Nations development system

The Economic and Social Council, pursuant to its resolution 2014/14 will convene, under the guidance of Her Excellency Ms. María Emma Mejía Vélez, Vice-President of the Council and Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, a civil society hearing on the longer-term positioning of the United Nations development system on Tuesday, 28 April 2015, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., in Conference Room 3, at the United Nations Headquarters. Watch live coverage here

The Civil Society Hearing will be webcast live. Please click here to view the Hearing on the day of the event.

Please note that the Civil Society Hearing is an informal meeting and therefore no interpretation will be available.

For further information, please contact Mr. Joshua Seidman-Zager, Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (e-mail: seidman-zager@un.org).

Programme

Panelist Biographies

Panelist Presentations

  • Ms. Sofia García García, Co-Chair of the Beyond 2015 UN Working Group and
    Advocacy Advisor on Post-2015 at SOS Children's Villages
  • Ms. Margo LaZaro, Co-chair of the NGO Committee on Sustainable Development
    and UN Representative of the International Council of Women and Global Family

ECOSOC Dialogue Roadmap

Steering Committee members

Name
Non-Governmental Organization in consultative status with ECOSOC
Bimla Chandrasekar EKTA
Biswajit Ganguly Noble Institution for Environmental Peace
Nicolas Shuku onemba Association nationale pour l'évaluation environnementale
Raissa Muhutdinova Global Civil Initiatives
Sam-Adeboye Afolabi kola Gabasawa Women and Children Empowerment Initiative

Statements from non-governmental organizations

As part of the ECOSOC civil society hearing on the longer-term positioning of the United Nations development system, a call for the submission of written statements by non-governmental organizations, in consultative status with the Council, was held from 2 to 23 April 2015. The approved statements are provided below.

 

FROM GLOBAL COMMITMENT TO NATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION