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.
The 13th session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will take place 14-18 July. The OWG continues in informal session this week in Conference Room 3, building on the informal negotiations from 9-11 July. Civil society can observe in the room.
In the context of the 17 June side event during the Human Rights Council’s 26th session, UN-NGLS interviewed one of the event organizers, Asha Kowtal, General Secretary of All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch, on caste-based violence against women, and the role of the UN in combating it.