CPD55 General information for NGOs 

The fifty-fifth session of the Commission on Population and Development will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 25 to 29 April 2022. The special theme of the session is “Population and sustainable development, in particular sustained and inclusive economic growth”.

NGOs that are accredited to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) may designate representatives to attend the annual session.

The format and arrangements for physical participation in the fifty-fifth session, including participation of NGO representatives, remain under review due to anticipated continued implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Updates will be provided as soon as they become available.

Information on on-line pre-registration will be available in early 2022.


Opportunities for NGOs to address the Commission

Written statements: Submission of written statements for the 55th session closed on 1 December 2021. General information on written statements is available here.

Information on oral statements – Coming soon

Information on interactive panels – Coming soon

Information on side events – Coming soon