DESA NGO Newsletter – March 2018

EVENTS 3 – 6 April: Intergovernmental negotiations on the global compact for migration The intergovernmental negotiations on the global compact for migration will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Registration now open: multi-stakeholders in consultative status with ECOSOC and those with special accreditation to the GCM process are invited to register […]

Save The Youth Madagascar – March 2018 Update

Save The Youth Madagascar – An Affiliate of The Family Africa Activities at the CBA orphanage. We are always very grateful for the donors who help us to supply rice and grain to the CBA orphanage. Before we started this ongoing project, the children were suffering from malnutrition and hunger, and several of the older […]

UNAOC Fellowship 2018 – Call for applications

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has launched the Call for Applications  for the 2018 edition of its Fellowship Programme. The Call is open to young civil society leaders between 25 to 35 years old, from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and North America, with a strong interest in intercultural exchanges. The theme […]

US & THEM Dialog, tolerance and collaboration for good coexistence in a multicultural world!

Us&Them is a two year Erasmus+ project aiming to train educators who are working with adults to promote tolerance and understanding of the ‘others’ in a multicultural world, having ANJAF, a longtime WFO Member as one of its main partners. The Project will improve the multicultural skills of the educators from the field of Adult […]

World Family Summit 2017 – Participant’s registration now open

The World Family Organization, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research – UNITAR and the CIFAL Global Network, in partnership with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the United Nations Division for Sustainable Development, the United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development, the UN ECOSOC Office for Support and Coordination […]

Últimas plazas del XVI Curso de Formación en Mediación Familiar – UNAF

Ofrecemos una formación especializada en un ámbito concreto de la mediación: la gestión de conflictos en situaciones de separación, divorcio o cese de la convivencia. Accede a una formación completa que incluye tanto los contenidos teóricos de las distintas disciplinas que capacitan al mediador/a familiar, como las prácticas con familias, imprescindibles para poder ejercer la […]

Joint Meeting of ECOSOC and the Second Committee on “The Future of Everything – Sustainable Development in the Age of Rapid Technological Change”

Date: Wednesday, 11 October 2017 Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Location:  ECOSOC Chamber, UN Headquarters Watch live (coming soon) The future will no longer be what we once thought. It is widely acknowledged that the pace and breadth of technological advances are intensifying, and by 2030 – the target date for achieving the Sustainable Development […]

56th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD56)

Submission of written statements for the 56th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD56) is now open: Only NGOs in General and Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC can submit written statements to the CSocD56 to be held from 29 January to 7 February 2018 at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The priority theme […]

Solutions Selected for Solutions Summit 2017 at UN Headquarters

Solutions Summit is an annual catalytic gathering at United Nations Headquarters in New York during UN General Assembly high-level week in September. This initiative lifts-up and advances the work of exceptional teams already developing innovative solutions that address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This year’s Solutions Summit will take place from 19-21 September from 12:00-1:00pm […]

United Nations Private Sector Forum 2017

On the occasion of the 72nd General Assembly of the United Nations — the UN’s most high-profile week of the year — the United Nations Private Sector Forum will be held on 18 September from 12:30-15:00 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Hosted annually by the UN Secretary-General, the UN Private Sector Forum brings […]