NGOs interested in applying for ECOSOC consultative status should submit their application and required documents on or before the deadline 1 June 2020.
1 June 2020 is the last day for Non-Governmental Organizations to apply for consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), in order to have an opportunity to take part in UN deliberations.
ECOSOC consultative status is governed by ECOSOC resolution 1996/31, which outlines the eligibility requirements for consultative status, rights and obligations of NGOs in consultative status, procedures for the withdrawal or suspension of consultative status, the role and functions of the ECOSOC Committee on NGOs, and the responsibilities of the UN Secretariat in supporting the consultative relationship. Consultative status is granted by ECOSOC upon recommendation of the ECOSOC Committee on NGOs, which is composed by Member States.
For more info on “Who is eligible for applying?” and “What are the benefits?” click here.
The following link provides background information, the benefits and instructions how to apply: https://bit.ly/39OqE71