CSW61 – NGO’s Access to the UN has Been Limited

NGO's Access to the UN has Been Limited The UN Security Division has apparently, in the past two days, determined that NGOs may not have access after 6pm. The CSW negotiations have been scheduled for the two rooms that have delegate access only from the second floor delegates lounge. This undermines our ability to work in partnership with NGOs. Please sign on to this letter to protest this action: TIME SENSITIVE. Sign by 9:30am ESTRead more
António Guterres to be next UN secretary general

António Guterres to be next UN secretary general

António Guterres to be next UN secretary general Security council agrees, in surprisingly quick decision, that former Portuguese PM will succeed Ban Ki-moon at start of 2017   António Guterres, the former Portuguese prime minister, will be the next UN secretary general, after the security council agreed he should replace Ban Ki-moon at the beginning of next year. In a rare show of unity, all 15 ambassadors from the security council emerged from the sixth in a series of straw polls to announce that they had agreed on Guterres, who was UN high…Read more
Launch of NGO Beijing +20 Review 2014 (Australia)

Launch of NGO Beijing +20 Review 2014 (Australia)

At a one day forum hosted by JERA International on Beijing +20, Commission on the Status of Women and Post 2015 Development Agenda, the Working Together for Equality NGO Beijing + 20 Review 2014 (Australia) was launched by the Hon Minister Michalea Cash, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women.