Continuing Resumed Session, Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Recommends 57 Entities for Consultative Status, Defers Action on 26

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, continuing its resumed session, today recommended 57 entities for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council, while deferring action on the status of 26 others and awaitin…

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Decrying Violence against Indigenous Rights Defenders, Speakers Urge Protection of Native Lands from Development Aggression, as Permanent Forum Continues

Government decisions to build roads, power plants and dams in the name of prosperity threatened the lives of indigenous peoples around the world, speakers in the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues stressed today, amid calls to protect native lands an…

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Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Note: A complete summary of today’s meetings will be available after their conclusion.Introduction of ReportJENS DAHL, Permanent Forum expert from Norway, presented the Secretariat’s note (document E/C.19/2018/7) on the International expert group …

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Non-Governmental Organizations Committee Takes Note of Nearly 400 Quadrennial Reports, Postpones Action on Several Others

On the seventh day of its 2018 regular session, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today took note of 394 quadrennial reports from various organizations, while postponing action on several other reports after members of the body …

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