NGO Accountability

NGO Accountability Debating NGO Accountability    (2006 Paper by UN NGO Liaison Service) Civil Society, Accountability and the UN System  (2008 Working Paper. University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, Coventry) UN Accountability Issues and the Role of NGOs and Global Civil Society (2007) U.N. Human Rights Experts: More Transparency and Accountability…

How to Engage with the UN

How to Engage with the UN The United Nations is both a participant in and a witness to an increasingly global civil society. More and more, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and other civil society organizations (CSOs) are UN system partners and valuable UN links to civil society. CSOs play a key role at major United Nations…

ECOSOC

About the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) ECOSOC at Work The world’s economic, social and environmental challenges are ECOSOC’s concern. A founding UN Charter body established in 1946, ECOSOC is the place where such issues are discussed and debated, and policy recommendations issued. As such, ECOSOC has broad responsibility for some 70% of the human…