By Bruce Knotts; April 11, 2010
For a non-profit organization to have any influence at the UN, it needs to have UN “consultative status.” There are two types of UN consultative status:
Here are the CONGO committees on which the UU-UNO serves:
In addition to the formal groupings of ECOSOC and DPI groups, there are ad hoc groups at the UN with which the UU-UNO works to influence events. These ad hoc groups include:
I hope this brief introduction to how the UU-UNO works to make UU voices heard within the UN is helpful. As always, we stand ready to assist you and your congregation in our denominational quest for world peace, acceptance and social justice.
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Last updated on Friday, August 10, 2012.
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