Apply for 8-9 May Thematic Session in Geneva & Stakeholder Steering Committee: UNGA preparatory process for a global compact for migration
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. An informational note about the preparatory process is available here.
The special accreditation application process that was open through 17 Aprilwas for organizations / institutions / entities NOT in consultative status with ECOSOC, and the list of organizations will soon be circulated to UN Member States on a non-objection basis.
- Attend the first Thematic Session on “Human rights of all migrants” 8-9 May 2017 at the UN Office at Geneva
Individual representatives of: 1) relevant organizations in consultative status with ECOSOC, 2) organizations / institutions / entities that applied for special accreditation*, and 3) National Human Rights Institutions, may now apply to attend the first Thematic Session of the preparatory process:
DEADLINE: 2 May 2017
*Confirmation of attendance for representatives of organizations / institutions / entities that applied for special accreditation is pending UN Member States review of the list of organizations applying for special accreditation on a non-objection basis.
The registration application form at the link above is for NGOs, civil society organizations, diaspora organizations, migrant organizations, academic institutions, private sector entities, and National Human Rights Institutions.
- 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: 2 May 2017