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38 Civil Society Representatives Selected for UN Climate Summit

UN-NGLS conducted an open nomination process to obtain nominations for 4 civil society speakers and 34 additional attendees for the UN Climate Summit. 18 of the 38 representatives will receive travel funding. Please click the title above for the latest information on this process.

UN-NGLS presents Issue #9 of The 2015 Post

Next steps for the elaboration of the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Building toward next year’s negotiations of the post-2015 development agenda, a number of events and processes will occur during the remaining months of 2014 that include roles for civil society, including the President of the General Assembly’s “Interactive Meeting with Civil Society in Advance of the High­-level Stock­taking Event on the Post­2015 Development Agenda,” the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, and the 2014 UN Climate Summit.

Members of civil society Selection and Drafting Committee facilitated by UN-NGLS for the 2014 UN Climate Summit

UN DPI-NGO Conference releases Final Conference Declaration and Resource Document

The 65th annual DPI/NGO Conference, held from 27-29 at UNHQ in New York, adopted a 13-page Declaration reflecting the participants’ vision, recommendations, and monitoring and accountability framework for an “Action Agenda” on poverty eradication, sustainable development, human rights and climate change.

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