The Tuesday Chat Series provides a platform for civil society organizations and the Civil Society Unit of the United Nations Department of Global Communications (DGC) to engage in an informal discussion on thematic issues. It is an occasion for UN Civil Society Unit, civil society organizations and their respective partners to boost advocacy on key United Nations priority issues, share resources and best practices. 

Organized monthly at the Civil Society Resource Centre, the Tuesday Chat Series is open to representatives of the organizations formally associated with DGC who wish to join the conversation about ideas, initiatives, and best practices to help civil society organizations advance positive change and promote the United Nations agenda.

Why participate? 

  • Promote knowledge of the UN principles and activities in accordance with the organization's own aim and purposes 
  • Engage and educate communities worldwide, and encourage support for the ideals and activities of the United Nations
  • Foster a dialogue and incorporate a call to action with global constituencies such as other United Nations Specialize Agencies, Programmes, academia, civil society, the private sector and/or youth
  • Explore opportunities for future collaboration

Who can attend? 

Representatives of civil society organizations formally associated with DGC and NGOs in Consultative Status with ECOSOC.

When and where?

The Tuesday Chat Series is organized monthly, at the UN Civil Society Resource Centre. The upcoming Tuesday Chat Series will be broadcasted in our Civil Society weekly news and announcements.

Want to propose a Chat Series? 

 Meet the eligibility criteria:

  • Represent a civil society organization formally associated with UN DGC and have recieved approval on their most recent/latest Annual Review.
  • Be willing to provide and/or collaborate on the necessary elements and materials required for the organization of the chat session.
  • The organization makes extensive use of social media, e.g. Facebook, Twitter or Google hangout.
  • The prosed topic must align with the values and mission of the United Nations, and should contribute to the United Nations agenda accordingly.
  • Propose at least one speaker off-site (outside the US and preferably from a developing Country) (not required).

 Fill out a proposal form

 Email your proposal form

Please note that call for proposals for the following season is now closed.