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Everyday around the world, civil society takes action on climate change that inspires others and benefits the planet. These stories of positive impact provide hope for the future.
The United Nations now calls for civil society organizations to share your stories.

Biennial Review for Civil Society Organizations Associated with DGC

Civil society organizations formally associated with the Department of Global Communications (DGC) are now required to report on their activities every two years instead of every year.

Submissions of 2020 Report are ongoing. The deadline to submit the 2020 Report has been extended to 28 February 2021.

Greetings to civil society organizations from all over the world, whatever your affiliation. The Civil Society Unit facilitates the exchange of information and develops partnerships with civil society to enhance their interaction with and understanding of the work of the UN. Whether you are here just to look around, planning to become a member of the civil society community at the United Nations, or searching for the latest information on Civil Society Briefings, welcome!

United Nations is both a participant in, and a witness to, an increasingly global civil society; this dynamic relationship has become substantially more cooperative and productive over time. Partnerships are essential to ensure the continued and appreciating achievements of both the UN and civil society community. Association with the UN Department of Global Communications is one platform for civil society to work together with the UN, gain recognition and access to resources.

Civil Society Briefing at UNHQ

The Civil Society Unit of the UN Department of Global Communications holds Briefings on a regular basis on topics on the UN’s agenda that are of interest or relevant to the work of civil society organizations. The Briefings assist civil society organizations with their advocacy efforts on behalf of the UN and offer a unique opportunity to interact and network with representatives of civil society, academia, business communities, and Member States working on similar issues.


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