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.

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

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.