Non-governmental organizations

Non-governmental organizations

12 July 2019
NGO/897-PI/2266

Activists battling climate change, a former child soldier and health workers pioneering new treatments around the world are among thousands of participants who will gather in Salt Lake City, Utah, from 26 to 28 August at the sixty-eighth annual United Nations Civil Society Conference for a global conversation on building inclusive and sustainable cities and communities.

4 June 2019
ECOSOC/6995-NGO/896

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations concluded its 2019 session today, adopting the report of its resumed session containing six draft decisions on matters calling for action by the Economic and Social Council; among them, dates for the accreditation body’s 2020 session.

24 May 2019
ECOSOC/6994-NGO/895

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today suspended its 2019 resumed session pending one final day of work next month when its report to the Economic and Social Council will be finalized for adoption.

23 May 2019
ECOSOC/6992-NGO/894

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended 11 groups for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on 85 others as it continued its resumed session today.

22 May 2019
ECOSOC/6988-NGO/893

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations continued its resumed session today, recommending 32 groups for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferring action on 52 others.

21 May 2019
ECOSOC/6985-NGO/892

Continuing its resumed session today, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended 27 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on 61 applications, while also approving one request for status reclassification and postponing action on one other such request.

20 May 2019
ECOSOC/6983-NGO/891

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations continued its resumed session today, recommending 75 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferring action on 43 others.

16 May 2019
ECOSOC/6982-NGO/890

Resuming its 2019 session today, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended 75 groups for special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, while deferring action on the status of 28 others.

1 April 2019
NGO/889-PI/2254

The Civil Society Organizations Association Committee of the United Nations Department of Global Communications approved today the applications of 19 civil society organizations to be associated with the Department.  The Committee’s meeting also endorsed the disassociation of two non-governmental organizations (NGOs).  This brings the total number of civil society organizations associated with the Department to 1,519.

8 March 2019
NGO/888-PI/2253

The United Nations Department of Global Communications today announced the selection of Maruxa Cardama, Secretary-General of the Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport, as Chair of the sixty-eighth United Nations Civil Society Conference that will take place from 26 to 28 August in Salt Lake City, United States.

22 February 2019
SG/SM/19469-NGO/887

Following are UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ remarks to the United Nations Association of the United States of America Global Engagement Summit, in New York today:

8 February 2019
ECOSOC/6963-NGO/886

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, concluding the first part of its 2019 session, today adopted a report that outlines the results of its substantive work over recent weeks, including its decision to recommend 236 groups for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council.

30 January 2019
ECOSOC/6961-NGO/885

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today concluded substantive work of its 2019 regular session with the presentation of the subsidiary body’s draft report, which will be finalized for adoption in February.

29 January 2019
ECOSOC/6960-NGO/884

On the seventh day of its 2019 regular session, the Committee on Non‑Governmental Organizations today took note of 114 new and deferred quadrennial reports from various organizations, while postponing action on several others after delegates requested additional information from the respective applicants.

28 January 2019
ECOSOC/6959-NGO/883

On the sixth day of its 2019 regular session, the Committee on Non‑Governmental Organizations today postponed action on requests from 3 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and took note of 287 quadrennial reports from various non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

25 January 2019
ECOSOC/6958-NGO/882

Continuing its 2019 regular session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 4 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 65 others.

24 January 2019
ECOSOC/6957-NGO/881

Continuing its 2019 regular session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 26 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 59 others.

23 January 2019
ECOSOC/6956-NGO/880

Continuing its 2019 regular session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 35 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 67 others.

22 January 2019
ECOSOC/6955-NGO/879

Continuing its 2019 regular session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 91 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and deferred action on the status of 49 others.

21 January 2019
ECOSOC/6954-NGO/878

Opening its regular session for 2019, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today recommended 70 organizations for special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, and deferred action on the status of 40 others.