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14th Session of the UNPFII, 20 April to 1 May 2015

Monday, 06 April 2015
The Fourteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) will be held at UN Headquarters in New York from 20 April to 1 May 2015.   Online Registration is NOW OPEN for NGOs with ECOSOC Status, Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations (IPOs) and Academic Institutions   For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/unpfii14 ...
14th Session of the UNPFII, 20 April to 1 May 2015
Posted in : Indigenous
 
 

CSocD53 Civil Society Forum, 3 February 2015

Monday, 02 February 2015
On 3 February 2015, a day prior to the opening of the 53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD53), a Civil Society Forum will be convened. The Forum is hosted jointly by UNDESA-DSPD, the NGO Committee for Social Development and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.    The theme this year is: ...
CSocD53 Civil Society Forum, 3 February 2015
Posted in : Poverty
 
 

NGO Participation at the 53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development

Sunday, 02 November 2014
The Fifty-Third Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD53) will take place from 4 to 13 February 2015 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The Priority Theme of the session is "Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world".   On 3 February 2015, a day prior to the ...
NGO Participation at the 53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development
Posted in : Civil Society
 
 

Strengthening social development to fight poverty through the use of new technologies

Wednesday, 09 April 2014
New technologies are powerful tools for poverty eradication, economic, sustainable and social development. They help disseminate valuable information on public services, health care, education and training, livelihoods and rights, and also connect individuals and groups with one another, thereby improving social inclusion; and facilitating citizen participation. By using new technologies, poor ...
Strengthening social development to fight poverty through the use of new technologies
Posted in : Civil Soceity
 
 

13th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 12-23 May 2014

Wednesday, 02 April 2014
The 13th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues will take place from 12 to 23 May 2014 at UN Headquarters in New York. The special theme is "Principles of good governance consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: articles 3 to 6 ...
13th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 12-23 May 2014
Posted in : Civil Society
 
 

Civil Society Participation at the Commission for Social Development, 11-21 February 2014

Friday, 25 October 2013
The Fifty-Second Session of the Commission for Social Development will take place from 11 to 21 February 2014 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.   The priority theme is "Promoting empowerment of people in achieving poverty eradication, social integration and full employment and decent work for all".  This year will be ...
Civil Society Participation at the Commission for Social Development, 11-21 February 2014
Posted in : Civil Society
 
 

Civil Society Participation at the International Day of Older Persons, 9 October 2013

Tuesday, 01 October 2013
This year, we will celebrate the International Day of Older Persons under the theme “The future we want: what older persons are saying”.    The commemoration will be held on Wednesday, 9 October 2013 from 10:00 AM-1:00 pm at the United Nations Headquarters (ECOSOC Chamber). The event is organized by DSPD Focal ...
Civil Society Participation at the International Day of Older Persons, 9 October 2013
Posted in : Civil Society
 
 

High-level Meeting on Disability and Development, 23 September 2013

Wednesday, 14 August 2013
In 2011, the General Assembly adopted resolution 66/124 and decided to convene a one-day high-level meeting of the General Assembly on disability (HLMD) at the level of Heads of State and Government on 23 September 2013, the Monday before the start of the general debate of the sixty-eighth session. Under ...
High-level Meeting on Disability and Development, 23 September 2013
Posted in : Disability
 
 

Successful chat engages online community on global partnership

Tuesday, 09 April 2013
Almost 500 participants took part in the Facebook chat discussing the report “A renewed global partnership for development” on 4 April. Questions addressed topics ranging from the sustainable development goals (SDGs); how to ensure government and private sector accountability, to safeguarding human rights and gender equality. Launched ...
Successful chat engages online community on global partnership
Posted in : Civil Society
 
 

Achieving the future we want through civil society engagement

Tuesday, 26 March 2013
As part of the ongoing follow-up of the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, DESA’s Division for Sustainable Development will host a Google+ Hangout on Tuesday, 26 March at 1 PM EST (5 PM GMT), featuring key experts and stakeholders on Rio+20 and sustainable development from ...
Achieving the future we want through civil society engagement
Posted in : Civil Society
 
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Working with ECOSOC

 
 

iCSO

Integrated Civil Society Organizations (iCSO) System

NGOs are strongly encouraged to UPDATE their organizational profile (before pre-registering for our events) using the integrated Civil Society Organizations (iCSO) System developed by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) to facilitate interactions between civil society organizations and DESA.

 
 

CSO.Net

CSO.Net
DESA has also developed CSO Net - the Civil Society Network, a web portal that facilitates online pre-registration to UN conferences open for civil society participation.