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The Non-Governmental Liaison Service (formerly UN-NGLS) has joined the Department of Public Information

DPI NGO Relations is now DPI NGO Relations and Liaison Service.

UN DPI NGO Relations and Liaison Service promotes constructive relations between the United Nations and civil society through dynamic partnerships to foster greater coherence around cross-cutting and emerging issues on the UN’s agenda and by facilitating meaningful civil society engagement in UN processes. Our team provides information and support to a wide range of constituencies to strengthen multi-stakeholder dialogue and alliance-building on core UN issues.

DPI NGO offers its expertise and support to civil society organizations (CSO) in their work with the UN, advises organizations on opportunities to engage with the UN and facilitates their participation in various UN processes and events (conferences, hearings, workshops, etc.). DPI NGO has a specific commitment to enhance the participation of civil society representatives from the global south and underrepresented constituencies.

Liaison Services to support the UN System with civil society engagement

With system-wide experience and expertise on civil society engagement, DPI NGO assists and advises UN entities in the implementation of their civil society strategies.

Upon request, and whenever possible, DPI NGO facilitates the coordination of civil society’s participation in events organized by the Secretary-General, the Deputy-Secretary-General, and the President of the General Assembly as well as inter-agency projects and initiatives.