Economic and Social Council civil society hearing on the longer-term positioning of the United Nations development system – CALL FOR WRITTEN STATEMENTS
The Economic and Social Council, in its resolution 2014/14 of 14 July 2014, decided to convene a transparent and inclusive dialogue involving Member States and all relevant stakeholders on the longer-term positioning of the United Nations development system, taking into account the post-2015 development agenda, including the interlinkages between the alignment of functions, funding practices, governance structures, capacity and impact of the United Nations development system, partnership approaches and organizational arrangements.

Pursuant to ECOSOC resolution 2014/14, the Economic and Social Council, under the guidance of H. E. Ms. María Emma Mejía Vélez (Colombia), Vice-President of the Council, is convening a civil society hearing on the longer-term positioning of the United Nations development system on Tuesday, 28 April 2015, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., at the United Nations Headquarters.

The Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination is pleased to announce an open call for written statements for the civil society hearing for NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC. The deadline for written statements is 5:00 p.m. EST on 23 April 2015.

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