The United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) is an inter-agency programme of the United Nations mandated to promote and develop constructive relations between the United Nations and civil society organizations.
Click the title to access this article in all 6 UN languages. UN-NGLS is conducting an open process to obtain nominations for 4 civil society speakers and 34 additional civil society attendees for the UN 2014 Climate Summit, taking place on 23 September at UNHQ. 18 of the 38 representatives will receive travel funding from the Executive Office of the Secretary-General.
A side event, entitled “A Global Call Spanning the Polar Regions to the Tropics: Sustainable Development Goals Must Prioritize Climate Change,” held on 15 July at UNHQ within the context of 13th session of the Open Working Group (OWG13) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), drew attention to the urgent need to prioritize climate change in the SDGs.