Important announcement for Iraqi civil society organization on behalf of ECOSOC

Barzani Charity Foundation encouraging all illegible NGOs based in Iraq to apply for ECOSOC membership states.

The below information provides clear guidelines and instructions on how to make an application

1 June 2019 is the last day for Non-Governmental Organizations to apply for consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), in order to have an opportunity to take part in UN deliberations. ECOSOC consultative status is governed by ECOSOC resolution 1996/31, which outlines the eligibility requirements for consultative status, rights and obligations of NGOs in consultative status, procedures for the withdrawal or suspension of consultative status, the role and functions of the ECOSOC Committee on NGOs, and the responsibilities of the UN Secretariat in supporting the consultative relationship. Consultative status is granted by ECOSOC upon recommendation of the ECOSOC Committee on NGOs, which is composed of the Member States.