3 May: Harnessing the contributions of civil society to sustainable development
The Economic and Social Council will hold a special event on “Harnessing the contributions of civil society to sustainable development” on Thursday, 3 May 2012, from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Economic and Social Council Chamber (NLB).
Following welcoming remarks by the President of the Council, H.E. Mr. Miloš Koterec (Slovakia), the Council will hear presentations, by each of the representatives of the nine major groups as identified in Agenda 21, on examples of concrete initiatives being undertaken in support of sustainable development, including for Rio+20 and beyond.
All are invited to attend. For additional information on the event, please contact
Mr. Ajit Yogasundram, Office of ECOSOC Support and Coordination, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) (e-mail yogasundram@un.org; tel. 1 (212) 963- 5737).

More information: http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc

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