At the request of the Office of the President of the General Assembly, UN-NGLS, UN DESA, UN University, and the UN Global Compact, with the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), are facilitating the participation of the stakeholders listed above in the informal interactive multi-stakeholder hearings and the six informal thematic sessions of the preparatory process for a global compact on migration. Apply now to participate in the Stakeholder Steering Committee for the full preparatory process.
An informational note about the preparatory process is available here.
Apply to Serve on the Stakeholder Steering Committee
Representatives of the multiple stakeholder organizations listed above may also apply to serve on a Stakeholder Steering Committee for the full preparatory process. More information, Terms of Reference, and the application form for the Steering Committee is available here.
DEADLINE: 9 May 2017
A special accreditation application process was open through 17 April for organizations / institutions / entities NOT in consultative status with ECOSOC. More information about this process is available here.
Stakeholders could apply to attend the 8-9 May 2017 Thematic Session on "Human rights of all migrants" taking place at the UN Office at Geneva through 2 May 2017.
Individual representatives of relevant NGOs, civil society organizations, diaspora organizations, migrant organizations, academic institutions, private sector entities that: 1) are in consultative status with ECOSOC, or 2) applied for special accreditation*, as well as National Human Rights Institutions, could apply to attend the first Thematic Session of the preparatory process through 2 May 2017. *Confirmation of attendance for representatives of organizations / institutions / entities that applied for special accreditation was pending UN Member States review of the list of organizations applying for special accreditation on a non-objection basis.
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