Apply to speak at the Informal Consultations with NGOs on the agenda and work of the Second Committee – 22 October 2015

8 October 2015: His Excellency Mr. Andrej Logar, Chairperson of the 70th General Assembly Second Committee and Permanent Representative of Slovenia to the United Nations, is convening informal consultations with NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC on the agenda and work of the Second Committee on 22 October 2015, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in Conference Room 2, at the United Nations Headquarters.

This innovative step in the Second Committee represents a unique opportunity for civil society to share its distinctive perspective and concrete inputs to Member States’ deliberations on the Committee’s agenda and work in order to better respond to the challenges of implementing the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.

This nomination process seeks candidates as speakers to address either of the following questions:

  1. How can the Second Committee ensure that its work is in line with the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?
  2. How should the agenda of the Second Committee look like in the coming years?

All candidates must be representatives of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and authorized to speak on behalf of their organization. Due to the technical nature of the discussions, all candidates should be familiar with the discussions regarding the Post-2015 process, as well as the work of the Second Committee, in order to provide substantive inputs into the discussion.

Submit applications to speak here.

You can also provide brief and concrete written contributions, which will be posted on CSONet.

Submit written contributions to:

The deadline for submitting written contributions is 19 October 2015.