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The 68th UN Civil Society Conference - Call for Workshops Applications - Submit Proposal by 31 May 2019

68th UN Civil Society Conference - Call for Workshops Applications

The 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference Workshops Planning Sub-committee announced Call for Workshops applications. 

The call for Workshops applications is now closed. 

Workshop Application Criteria (please be sure that your workshop meets all the guidelines and requirements below):

  • Workshops should be action-oriented with a focus on learning and innovation
  • Each workshop will be 75 minutes long, with an additional 30 minutes for setup
  • Workshops should highlight the work of/and include speakers from at least two or three organisations and demonstrate partnership
  • Ensure that the session is interactive and includes the audience in the discussion
  • It is suggested that the panel does not include more than 3 speakers and a moderator to ensure participation from the audience
  • Priority will be given to applications submitted by civil society organisations (CSOs) formally associated with the UN Department of Global Communications (DGC) and SLC/Utah-based CSOs
  • Proposals must be submitted in English

Please also note that the fee for each Workshop at The Salt Palace Convention Center is US$402.50, including US$27.12 tax* and US$25.44 damage waiver. The fee is the same for all rooms, large or small. The cost includes a basic technical equipment including a desctop projector and screen, two tabletop microphones with stands, one microphone on the podium, one floor microphone with stand and a wireless presentation remote. Applicable cost of additional services will be listed in a Catalog of Services to be provided shortly.

Each workshop organiser must assign a rapporteur and will be responsible for submitting a short summary of the workshop no later than 9 September 2019 to the Conference Workshops Sub-Committee.

Please note that workshops must relate to the overall theme: Inclusive, Safe, Resilient, Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG11) and one of the following subjects:

  • Economic Development
  • Climate Change
  • Peaceful Societies
  • Youth Empowerment
  • Infrastructure
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Women and Girls
  • Media and Communication Methods
  • Interfaith Dialogue
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