Category Archives: Announcements


23 February 2016

2016 DPI/NGO Orientation Programme The NGO Relations & Advocacy Section is hosting a two day Orientation Programme from 3 to 4 March 2016. This two day event aims to introduce newly DPI-associated NGOs, as well as recently appointed representatives of DPI-associated NGOs, to the work and services offered by DPI and the United Nations at… Read more about 2016 Orientation

18 February 2016

The Refugee Crisis: Rethinking and Strengthening the Response The NGO Relations and Advocacy Section of the Department of Public Information held the briefing, “The Refugee Crisis: Rethinking and Strengthening Response” on 18 February 2016. The objective of the briefing was to raise awareness about the realities of the global refugee crisis, and share vital strategies… Read more about The Refugee Crisis

6 February 2016

Press Release on the 66th UN DPI/NGO Conference

4 February 2016

Promoting Peace and Reconciliation to Counter Violent Extremism The NGO Relations and Advocacy Section of the Department of Public Information held its ninth Focus on Faith Series entitled Peace and Reconciliation to Counter Violent Extremism on Thursday, 4 February 2016. The briefing discussed the work of faith-based organizations and faith-led initiatives in preventing radicalism and… Read more about Focus on Faith

19 January 2016

Presentation of the 2016 Winter/Spring Briefings Calendar and update on the 66th United Nations DPI/NGO Conference Thursday, 28 January 2016 10 to 11 am Conference Room 4 UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK INVITE  PROGRAMME RSVP

15 December 2015

OUTCOMES OF THE 21ST SESSION OF THE UNFCCC CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES (COP21) Speakers will include senior representatives from the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC),  the NGO Community and practitioners from the UN system. The DPI/NGO Briefing will be followed by the Town Hall Meeting: THE 66TH UN DPI/NGO CONFERENCE The Town Hall… Read more about Outcomes of COP21

8 December 2015

“Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always.”  organized in partnership with the NGO Committee on Children’s Rights In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Culture Rights this breifing will focus on “Freedom” highlighting the four freedoms that underlie the Universal Declaration for… Read more about Human Rights

29 October 2015

Conference Town Hall Meeting Discussion at the 29 October Town Hall Meeting centred on the planning process for the upcoming 66th United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI)/Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Conference, which will be hosted by the Government of the Republic of Korea on 30, 31 May and 1 June, 2016. Jeff Brez, Chief of… Read more about Conference Town Hall

22 October 2015

The UN at 70: Working together to make a difference The 22 October briefing celebrating The UN at 70: Working together to make a difference highlighted the strong bond built between the United Nations and civil society over the past seventy years. The celebration began when His Excellency Mogens Lykketoft, President of the 70th Session… Read more about #UN70 Briefing

16 October 2015

The 66th UN DPI/NGO Conference will take place in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 30 May to 1 June, 2016. As part of the planning process, the NGO/DPI Executive Committee is responsible for appointing a Chair for the Conference and presenting the nominated candidate to DPI. The Chair is elected from a pool of candidates… Read more about Conference Chair

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