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High-level meeting of the General Assembly on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (20 November 2014)

20 November, 2014

Deadline extended to 12 September 2014, 5 PM EST.
The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. On this occasion, the General Assembly will organize a high-level meeting, which will take place in New York on 20 November. Pursuant to resolution A/RES/68/273, the General Assembly requested the President of the General Assembly, with the support of UNICEF, to organize the high-level meeting.

Civil society organizations with ECOSOC status or that are in a collaborative relationship with UNICEF, academics and private sector actors may pre-register.

Kindly note that due to space constraints, a maximum of 3 representatives of each organization is permitted.

Please note:
1. Click on the link titled "Registration - Click here" to start assigning representatives. Use your existing username and password to login. If you forgot your login details, click here. Verification of new profiles can take up 48 hours.
2. Once approved, you will receive a confirmation email. This email message will contain a link that allows you to download your confirmation letter.
3. The approval process might take up to ten days.
4. The deadline for pre-registration is 12 September 2014, 5 PM EST.
5. The United Nations will not make travel or visa arrangements or pay for any expenses in connection with the participation of NGO representatives.
6. Pre-registration and approval does not guarantee entry into the event as seating will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The event will consist of a morning opening session of the high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the 25th anniversary of the CRC, and an interactive panel discussion in the afternoon that will:
1) take stock of the progress that has been achieved for children since 1989;
2) identify main challenges in realizing the rights of the child including discrimination and inequalities in the progress made; and
3) look to the future from different perspectives, including children, governments and civil society, and consider the best ways to address these challenges as the international community moves into the next 25 years of the CRC.

Detailed Information
Date 20 November, 2014
Organizer United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) [ Content posted by United Nations Secretariat, Agency, or Programme UN ENTITY ]
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by Centre for Development Communication [NGO]
22 Oct 2014
We missed deadline for registration. Can we register now.

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by African Youth for Transparency (AYFT) [NGO]
8 Oct 2014
we click on pre-register link and after signing into the database. we see this below:
Online registration is open for NGOs accredited to:
ĽECOSOC Consultative Status
Registration is now closed. You can not designate more representatives to this event.
what do we do! seems confusing!

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by Centre for African Israeli Friendship [NGO]
6 Oct 2014
We are yet to receive our confirmation for this event. Thank you

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