Tuesday
Sep102019

Summary by the President of ECOSOC of the HLPF 2019 - 9AUG2019

Please find attached a link to the Summary by the President of the Economic and Social Council of the high-level political forum on sustainable development convened under the auspices of the Council at its 2019 sessionhttps://undocs.org/en/E/HLPF/2019/8

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Tuesday
Sep102019

Second version of the Nairobi Statement on ICPD25

The second version of the Nairobi Statement on ICPD25: Accelerating the Promise  is the result of extensive consultations with and among various stakeholders and constituencies involved in the Nairobi process over the last two months, including feedback from members of the International Steering Committee (ISC) on

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Saturday
Aug312019

UN Grounds Pass Suspension for NGOs

The following information is only relevant to NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC.

All NGO UN Grounds Passes (annual and temporary) will be suspended from Monday, 23 September 2019 – Sunday, 1 October 2019. This means that you will not be able to enter the UN building using your UN Grounds Pass during this period. As you know, Special Event Tickets will be required.

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Friday
Aug302019

Invitation to UN World Data Forum webinar: IMPROVING STATISTICAL LITERACY | 6 September | 10:00 AM (EDT)

The United Nations World Data Forum (UNWDF) team is pleased to invite you to the upcoming webinar on “IMPROVING STATISTICAL LITERACY” on Friday, 6 September 2019 at 10:00 am (EDT).

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Thursday
Aug292019

CSO Forum Update

Please see below for an update on the CSO Forum. 

General Information

The CSO Forum will take place on Tuesday, 24 September 2019 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM in Conference Room 4 at UN Headquarters in New York.

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Tuesday
Aug272019

Signature sessions and call for organizing concurrent sessions at Nairobi Summit

The titles and short descriptions of the Signature sessions have been posted on the Nairobi Summit website

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Friday
Aug232019

SDG Summit & CSO Forum Update

During the UNGA high-level week all UN Grounds Passes for ECOSOC-accredited organizations will be suspended, as is the usual practice. All representatives from the Major Groups and other Stakeholders will require a Special Event Ticket (SET) and a government-issued photo ID to pass through the NYPD security barrier at 2nd Avenue, as well as to pass through the security gate to enter the United Nations building

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Monday
Aug192019

Programme outline for Nairobi Summit

Further information on the programme for the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 should shortly be available on the Summit website. Meanwhile, we understand that it will broadly comprise the following: 

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Friday
Aug162019

Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 – Survey on Draft Commitments

A survey on the Draft Commitments on the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 has been launched on the Summit website.

Civil society, young people over the age of 18, and other stakeholders are invited to choose commitments that would be their priorities and make suggestions for accelerating the unfinished business of ICPD and for the outcomes of the Nairobi Summit.

The responses will be considered by the International Steering Committee at their next meeting to take place in early September.

Friday
Aug162019

[SAMOA Pathway High Level MTR] Speaking Opportunity: Call for Nominations from Civil Society

The United Nations invites applications and nominations for a civil society representative to address one of the 2 dialogues during the UN High-Level Mid-term Review of SAMOA Pathway. The dialogues will focus on assessing progress, gaps and challenges encountered in addressing the priorities of small island developing states through the implementation of the SAMOA Pathway.  

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