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DPI NGO Townhall on the 67th UN DPI/NGO Conference - 22 June 2018

Hear the latest from the Conference Planning Committee and Sub-committees Co-chairs

Date: Friday, 22 June 2018
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location UPDATE: Conference Room 7, United Nations Headquarters, New York

DPI NGO Thursday Briefing "Paving the Way to Road Safety" - 24 May 2018

Organized in partnership with the FIA Foundation

Date: 24 May 2018
Time: 3:30 - 5 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 2, United Nations Headquarters, New York
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DPI NGO Townhall on the 67th UN DPI/NGO Conference - 17 May 2018

The 67th UN DPI/NGO Conference will take place 22 - 23 August 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. It will focus on the value of multilateralism to identify and implement global solutions for global problems, to discuss concrete ways for the UN, in partnership with NGOs and civil society at large, to take the fundamental vision of these people-centered mandate forward, and to examine the repositioned UN Development Systems as a platform to work and advocate in closer partnership. 

2018 World Press Freedom Day Event - 3 May 2018

 The United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI), the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and the Group of Friends for the Protection of Journalists* in New York invite you to an event in commemoration of 2018 World Press Freedom Day  "Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law"

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Date: 3 May 2018
High-Level Opening Session: 10 - 11 a.m.
Panel Discussion: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 1, United Nations Headquarters, New York

DPI NGO Thursday Briefing "Remember Slavery: Triumphs and Struggles for Freedom and Equality" - 29 March 2018

Organized in observance of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (25 March)

Date: Thursday, 29 March 2018
Time: 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 2

DPI NGO Thursday Briefing "The Value of Peacekeeping: Stories from the Field" - 5 April 2018

Date: Thursday, 5 April 2018
Time: 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 4, United Nations Headquarters, New York
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Looking Back, Looking Forward -Townhall on UN DPI/NGO Conference - 15 February 2018

Date: Thursday, 15 February

Time: 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Conference Room 3, United Nations Headquarters, New York

Thursday Briefing "The Holocaust Remembrance: Diversity and Lessons to Be Learned for Human Understanding" - 25 January 2018

Organized in observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust#HolocaustremembranceDate: Thursday, 25 January 2018Time: 11 a.m.

DPI NGO Youth Representatives Events on 29 and 30 January 2018 - NEW Location

2018 ECOSOC Youth Forum Side Event - 29 January 2018Community, Communication and Cooperation: Tackling the ECOSOC Youth Forum

Considering the scaling incidences of violent extremism, incessant and growing poverty, and unprecedented challenges posed by natural disasters, it is abundantly clear that there is a dire need for engagement and participation from the youth.

No Excuse for Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

Thursday Briefing One-on-One with the Assistant Secretary-General, Victims' Rights Advocate for the United Nations

First Thursday Briefing of the Season: One-on-One with the Assistant Secretary-General, Victims' Rights Advocate for the United Nations
 

Join us for a dialogue with Assistant Secretary-General Jane Connors on her role as the first UN Victims’ Rights Advocate on sexual exploitation and abuse.

14 December 2017 - The NGO Communications Workshop: Digital Strategies to Amplify UN Issues

Organized in partnership with the NGO/DPI Executive Committee, Communications Sub-Committee

Date: Thursday, 14 December 2017
Time: updated

Morning Discussion: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Afternoon Workshop: 3 - 5 p.m.

Location: Conference Room 12, UNHQ, New York 

7 December 2017 - Thursday Briefing "Stand Up for Human Rights"

Organized in observance of Human Rights Day and the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

Date: Thursday, 7 December 2017 
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 2, United Nations Headquarters, New York

1 December 2017 - DPI NGO Briefing: The Right to Health

Organized in partnership with UNAIDS in observance of World AIDS Day

#myrighttohealth

Date: Friday, 1 December 2017
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Location: Conference Room 2, UNHQ, New York

16 November 2017 - Thursday Briefing "Fashion and Sustainability: Look Good, Feel Good, Do Good"

Using Fashion as a Vehicle for ChangeDPI NGO Briefing followed by a Sustainable Fashion Showcase

Date: 16 November 2017
Time: 11 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 4, UNHQ, NY

26 October 2017 - Strengthening the UN’s Core: An Issue for All of Us

Organized in observance of UN Day (24 October) 

Date: 26 October
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 2, UNHQ, New York

19 October 2017 - High-Level Event: “Addressing the Climate Change - Migration Nexus and its Implications for Peace and Security in Africa”

Organized in observance of Africa Week with the Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA)

Date: 19 October
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: ECOSOC

6 October 2017 - Reach for the Stars: Encouraging Youth to Pursue Careers in STEM. A Conversation with Youth

Special event coorganized with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs; moderated and sponsed by the NGO Youth Representatives to DPI with support from UN NGO Relations  

Date: 6 October 2017
Time: 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 8, UNHQ, New York 

2017 Fall Briefing Season Kick Off: One On One with PGA

Friday, October 6  ♦ 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.  ♦ ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ, New York

Join us for a dialogue with H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák on his agenda for the seventy-second session of the UN General Assembly and civil society engagement.

16 June 2017 - Season Wrap-Up

Join us as we present the highlights of the past season of DPI/NGO events, the annual review stats and the upcoming Intergenerational Dialogues happening this summer at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The NGO/DPI executive committee elections will follow.

The Global Ageing Population

The Global Ageing Population: 
Impact and Implementation of Agenda 2030

Thursday, 1 June 2017
11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Conference Room 2

Families, Education and Well-Being

DPI/NGO Briefing 

Families, Education and Well-Being 

Thursday, 18 May 2017

11 am- 12:45 pm Conference Room 4

United Nations Headquarters, New York

Youth Voices on Substance Abuse: A Guide to Empowerment and Action

Organized in partnership with Global Education Motivators

20 April 2017
11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Conference Room 4, United Nations Headquarters, New York

The Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Refugee Assistance and Refugee Resettlement Work

Focus on Faith Briefing 

“Finding a New Home: The Role of Faith-Based Organizations in Refugee Assistance and Refugee Resettlement Work”

13 April 2017

Conference Room 4

11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.

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Live Webcast

DPI/NGO Briefing on World Press Freedom Day 2017 - Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies

World Press Freedom Day 2017 


Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing

peaceful, just and inclusive societies

 

DPI/NGO CSW 61 Briefings

DPI/NGO Briefing Young Women’s Leadership and Voices at the UN

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

3:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in Conference Room 11

Young Women's Leadership and Voices at the United Nations: A Call To Action

4:45 to 5:30 p.m. in Conference Room 11

DPI/NGO Briefing Education for Global Citizenship: An Emerging Approach to Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

DPI/NGO Briefing Education for Global Citizenship: An Emerging Approach to Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

16 February 2017

3 to 4:45 p.m.

ECOSOC Chamber

WEBCAST

2017 Winter/Spring Briefings Calendar

 

We invite you to join us for our 2017 Winter/ Spring Briefings Season 

Continue to check our website for updates on Conference rooms and times. 

Communications Workshop

The Art of Persuasion: How to Influence and Mobilize for Your Cause in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals

8 December 2016
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in CR 4
1:15 to 4 p.m. in CR 11

PROGRAMME

WORKSHEET

PRESENTATION

HIV/AIDS

Ending the AIDS Epidemic by 2030:How can civil society revitalize the response?

Thursday, 1 December 2016

1:15 pm- 2:30 pm

Trusteeship Council Chamber

United Nations Headquarters in New York

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NGO Partners

NGO Partners and Resources
A Grassroots Approach to Education for All10 November 2016
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Conference Room 4, GA BuildingWEBCAST

PROGRAMME

Youth-led Briefing

Youth-Led Briefing: 1+4=16 Targeting Poverty and Education for Peace

3 November 2016
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
ECOSOC Chamber

WEBCAST

PROGRAMME

Cristina Gallach, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information

1-on-1 Briefing

One-on-One Conversation with Cristina Gallach, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information

27 October 2016
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Conference Room 2

WEBCAST

PROGRAMME

UN General Assembly Hall

#UNGA Briefing

#UNGA – What’s happening at the United Nations

Thursday, 13 October 2016

11:00 to 12:30

Conference Room 11

United Nations Headquarters, New York

WEBCAST

PROGRAMME

Youth

Peace Day Youth Summit

Peace Day Youth Summit

Friday, 16 September 2016
3 to 5:30 p.m.
Conference Room 4, UNHQ New York

PROGRAMME

Fall 2016 Briefings

Please find below the link to the Briefings & Events Calendar for the 2016 Fall Season.

2016 Fall Briefings & Events Calendar

Additionally, as we move forward with the planning and organizing aspects of the Briefings for the 2017 Spring Season, we would like to invite our DPI-associated NGOs to submit proposals for the NGO-led briefings.

Fall 2016 Briefings: Calendar and Proposals

Please find below the link to the Briefings & Events Calendar for the 2016 Fall Season.

2016 Fall Briefings & Events Calendar

Additionally, as we move forward with the planning and organizing aspects of the Briefings for the 2017 Spring Season, we would like to invite our DPI-associated NGOs to submit proposals for the NGO-led briefings.

Conference Briefing

66th UN DPI/ NGO Conference Outcome Briefing

Thursday, 23 June 2016
11:45 am- 1:30 pm
Trusteeship Chamber, UNHQ New York

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Pre-Conference Session

Pre-Conference Session
Promoting and Implementing the Conference Outcome Document

19 May 2016
11 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Trusteeship Council, UN Headquarters in New York

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2014 Nobel Laureate

DPI/NGO Special Briefing with 2014 Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Ending Child Slavery by 2030

Working Together to Give 168 Million Children the Future They Deserve