NGO Working Group on UN Access, first meeting in Geneva

Update 4 sept. 2010: … Please be informed that we are in the process of considering a change of date since many NGO representatives may be away for the long Jeûne Genevoise week end. Best regards, Beatriz Schulthess.


Received by e-mail, From: Beatriz Schulthess, Date: 09/01/2010. – The meeting will be held on 9 September 2010 from 13:30 to 15:00 hours at the CoNGO conference room at Avenue de la Paix 11, Geneva. All interested NGOs are invited to participate. Please confirm your participation by e-mail to Edith Ballantyne or Beatriz Schulthess.

Convened by CoNGO, the NGO Working Group on UN Access is calling for its first meeting in Geneva. This working group was created to address ongoing concerns about increasing restrictions on NGO access – physical and political – to the UN. 

Beatriz Schulthess, Senior Associate, Advocacy, Finance and Administration, International Secretariat Conference of NGOs CoNGO, Avenue de la Paix 11, CH-1202 Geneva, Switzerland, T: +41 22 301 1000, F: +41 22 301 2000, Website. The Conference of NGOs (CoNGO) is an international membership association that facilitates the participation of NGOs in United Nations debates and decisions. Founded in 1948, CoNGO’s major objective is to ensure the presence of NGOs in exchanges among the world’s governments and United Nations agencies on issues of global concern.

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