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Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, 2011 Regular Session

Conference Room 1, TNLB
31 January - 09 February, 2011

2011 Regular Session of NGO Committee will be held from 31 January to 9 February to examine applications for consultative status and consider reclassifications and quadrennial reports.

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) is a standing committee of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), established by the Council in 1946. It reports directly to ECOSOC, and the two reports of its annual regular session (usually at the end of January) and resumed session (in May) include draft resolutions or decisions on matters calling for action by the Council.

The Committee, mandated with the responsibility to monitor the evolving relationship between NGOs and the United Nations, will have a heavy agenda and examine 171 new applications from NGOs seeking consultative status with ECOSOC. The Committee will also consider around 207 submissions of quadrennial reports from NGOs in Special and General consultative status.

The Committee has 19 members who are elected on the basis of equitable geographical representation: 5 members from African States; 4 members from Asian States; 2 members from Eastern European States; 4 members from Latin American and Caribbean States; and 4 members from Western European and other States. The term of office of its members is four years. The current terms of reference of the Committee are set out in Resolution 1996/31 of 25 July 1996. In its proceedings the Committee is guided by the rules of procedure of the Council.

The main tasks of the Committee are the consideration of applications for consultative status and requests for reclassification submitted by NGOs, the review of quadrennial reports submitted by NGOs in General and Special categories and the implementation of the provisions of Council resolution 1996/31 and the monitoring of the consultative relationship.

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Date 31 January - 09 February, 2011
Time
Location Conference Room 1, TNLB
Organizer NGO Branch [ Content posted by United Nations Secretariat, Agency, or Programme UN ENTITY ]
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by Batool Welfare Trust [NGO]
16 Jan 2011
Respected,
NGO Branch,
It is highly appriciable form Batool Welfare Trust Rawalpindi Pakistan,that NGO Branch has approved the names of representatives of BWT for 2011 Regular Session of NGO Committee will be held from 31 January to 9 February.
Batool Welfare Trust thankful to NGO Branch to approve the names of BWT representatives to the said sessions.

It is also pertinent to mention here that Batool Welfare Trust is working for ailing community,and also contributing our countless efforts to work for UN MDGs.BWT is also working under the charter of UN and its mandate.
Regards
Batool Welfare Trust

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by Union Internationale des Voyageurs [NGO]
19 Jan 2011
Daer Sirs,
We have received your information and we want to know about the procedure of the conference ,if it will be possible for us to attend the meetings. Thank you for prompt operation and honesty information.
Mr Nabe Kanfiegue
The International Chairman
UIV / IUT



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