UPCOMING UN MEETINGS IN NEW YORK: CATALYZING ACTION

At UNThrough the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur NGO Office, interested persons are able to participate in major UN meetings in New York City. There is no fee to attend these sessions, but participants are responsible for their own transportation, room, and board. Some funds are available to assist Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur from Latin America and Africa. If you would like to attend a major UN meeting in New York in 2014, contact Jean Stoner as soon as possible at SNDatUN@sndden.org. You can also follow these UN meetings by webcast at www.webtv.un.org

**65th DPI NGO Annual Conference — August 27-29, 2014
UN Department of Public Information (DPI) with Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)
Theme — 2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda
outreach.un.org/ngorelations/2014/04/15/65th-dpingo-conference/   (English only)

**World Conference on Indigenous Peoples September 22-23, 2014
UN General Assembly High Level Plenary Meeting
Themes — Indigenous peoples’ lands, territories and resources; UN action for the implementation of the rights of indigenous peoples; indigenous peoples’ priorities for development
wcip2014.org/world-conference-on-indigenous-peoples-september-2014  (English, Español, Français)

**UN Climate Change Summit — September 23, 2014
UN General Assembly High Level Meeting
Theme — Catalyzing action by governments, business, finance, industry, and civil society
www.un.org/climatechange/summit2014/  (English only)

 

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