NGO Branch
About us
NGO News Subscription
NGO News Latest Edition
Contact us
Applying for Status
Committee on NGOs
NGO Response System
Change of Name
NGO Participation
UN Grounds Pass
Functional Commissions
High Level Segment
Calendar of Events
Conference Registration
Quadrennial Reports
Quadrennial Reports
Quadrennial report due? Read more on our updated page.

Click here »
Visit CSO Net - the Civil Society Network

Click here »

Changing the Name of your Organization
A Non-Governmental Organization in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) wishing to change their name in the official records of the United Nations has to submit the following:
  1. A letter of intent, including old name and new name;
  2. Supporting documents - this may include all legal documents showing that the change of name was approved by your government;
  3. Constitution/By-laws under the new name;
Please submit all this information to the NGO Branch with the subject & category "Change of Name". Send Message to the NGO Branch

Upon receipt of the email, and all required documents, your request will be placed for consideration by the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations. Please be advised that requests for change of name received before 1 December 2009 will be reviewed during the Regular Session of the following year while requests received before 1 April will be considered during the Resumed Session of the same year..

Please also be advised that the change of name will be officially recognized after the report of the Committee on NGOs is adopted by ECOSOC.

Visit CSO Net
Log in to CSO Net

Organizational Overview

Consultative Status
Sustainable Development
Social Development
Advancement of Women
Financing for Development
Public Administration

Add Organizational Profile
NGO Login
Advanced Search
Applying for ECOSOC Consultative Status?

Click here »
Obtaining a UN Grounds Pass

Click here »
Registering for a UN Conference?

Click here »
Copyright United Nations 2009