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Planning for the 2019 Conference - Townhall on 13 December 2018

Join us to discuss the upcoming 2019 UN NGO Conference. 

Agenda items include Conference theme, chair, planning process, and a call for planning committees and volunteers

Date: Thursday, 13 December 2018

Time: 11 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

NEW Location: Conference Room 2, United Nations Headquarters, New York

President of the General Assembly One-on-One with CSO

One-on-One with the President of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly - 5 December 2018

Meet H.E. Ms. Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly

Date: Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Time: 10 - 11 a.m.

Location: Conference Room 2, United Nations Headquarters, New York

International Education Day at the United Nations - Friday, 16 November 2018

Special event "International Education Day at the UN" organized in partnership with DPI

Youth-led Tuesday Chat Series "Youth 2030: making the UN Youth Strategy a reality!" - NEW DATE: 13 November 2018

First Chat Series in Fall 2018 is youth-led session "Youth 2030: making the UN Youth Stratefy a reality!" 

This session is organized in partnership with the DPI NGO Youth Represetatives Steering Committee

Who Rules the World? #GirlsRule - 25 October 2018, 11 a.m., ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ

Join us for the first Briefing of the Fall 2018 Season! 

Who Rules the World? #GirlsRule

Date: 25 October 2018

Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY

General Debate of 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly

General Debate of the 73rd session:25 September - 1st October 2018

The annual General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly is the occasion for world leaders to gather at UN Headquarters to discuss global issues.

Africa: Open for Business Summit

Africa: Open for Business Summit

Date: Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 1, United Nations Headquarters

Invitation

Townhall on the 68th UN DPI/NGO Conference - 20 September 2018

Join us for a Townhall to discuss the planning of the upcomig 68th UN DPI/NGO Confenrence in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Hunter Lovins Book Signing

Hunter Lovins Book Signing 'A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Life'

On the occasion of the 67th UN DPI/NGO Conference, the #UNBookshop is hosting a book signing with Hunter Lovins, author of "A Finer Future: Creating an Economy in Service to Life." Come meet the sustainable development advocate and pick up a FREE copy of the book! 

Townhall on the 67th UN DPI/NGO Conference - 9 August 2018

Date: Thursday, 9 August 2018
Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Conference Room 8, United Nations Headquarters

Chair of 67th UN DPI/NGO Conference Leads Discussions with Civil Society at UN

The Department of Public Information (DPI) welcomed Ms. Winnie Byanyima and members of Oxfam International to discuss her role as Chair of the 67th UN DPI/NGO Conference. Ms. Byanyima expressed her excitement about the upcoming conference and her involvement in the planning process.

DPI NGO Tuesday Chat Series "Making the United Nations International Day of Peace Matter in Your City" - 12 June 2018

Countdown to 100 Days to the International Day of Peace

Date: Tuesday, 12 June 2018 
Time: 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Location: DPI NGO Resource Centre (801 UN Plaza, 2nd Floor, New York, NY)
Facebook Live

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
Watch it

Missing Children Experience: Exploitation and Violence

DPI NGO Chat Series "Missing Children Experience Exploitation and Violence" - 22 May 2018

Date: 22 May 2018
Time: 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Location: DPI NGO Resource Centre (801 UN Plaza, 2md Floor), New York
Facebook Live
Photos

NGO Youth Representatives to DPI Social: Board Game Night - 11 May 2018

Date: 11 May 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: DPI NGO Resource Centre, 801 UN PLAZA, 2nd Floor, New York, NY - 10017

 Light refreshments will be served.

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"

RSVP

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

The 67th DPI/NGO Conference - Save the Date

Save the Date!The 67th UN DPI/NGO ConferenceDates: 22 - 23 August 2018 Location: United Nations Headquarters, New York. Pre-registration is now open!

2018 Orientation and Workshop for NGO Youth Representatives to DPI - 12 April 2018

Orientation and Workshop

Date: Thursday, 12 April 2018
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 1, United Nations Headquarters, New York
Watch webcast here

DPI NGO Chat Series "Why Do Child Marriages Still Exist in Today’s World?" - 17 April 2018

Date: Tuesday, 17 April 2018
Time: 2:30 - 4 p.m. 
Location: DPI NGO Resource Centre, 801 UN Plaza, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10017

Watch Facebook Live

Moderator

Jaslin Kaur
Co-Founder, RefuGirl

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
Watch full Briefing

DPI NGO Chat Series - #JoinTogether: Developing a positive attitude towards Migration - 27 February 2018

Co-organized with Gandhi Global FamilyDate: Tuesday, 27 February 2018Time: 2:30 - 4 p.m.Location: DPI NGO Relations resource Center, 801 UN Plaza, New York

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

ECOSOC Youth Forum 2018 - SDG Media Zone Interview - 30 - 31 January 2018

The annual Youth Forum of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), is a platform where young people can contribute to policy discussions at the United Nations through their collective ideas, solutions and innovations. The Forum allows representatives of youth-led and youth-focused organizations and networks, youth advocates and others to dialogue with Member States, and to explore ways and means of promoting youth development and engagement.

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

DPI NGO Chat Series: Food as a Vehicle for Understanding - Cacao Edition

Tuesday Chat Series on the Road 

Date: Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Time: 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Location: Whole Foods Market, 2nd Floor, 226 East, 57th Street, New York, NY 10022

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

DPI NGO Orientation Programme - 9 November 2017: We're going to help you navigate the UN

The NGO Relations Unit in DPI will host its 2017 Fall Orientation Programme on Thursday, 9 November. This Orientation Programme serves as an introduction to newly DPI-associated NGOs, as well as newly appointed NGO representatives to the United Nations through DPI, to the work, structure and operational mechanisms of the United Nations.

Time: 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 11, 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

[Watch full event] Bullying: Complicit Silence in the Face of Indignity. Youth-Led Chat Series

DPI/NGO Chat Series Organized by NGO Youth Representatives to DPIBullying: Complicit Silence in the Face of Indignity

Date: Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Time: 2:30—4 p.m.
Location: DPI/NGO Resource Center (Room U-205, 801 UN Plaza, NY) 

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.

The International Day of Peace 2017

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

The theme for 2017 is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.”

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.

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