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Intergovernmental Negotiations and Decision Making at the United Nations: A Guide

Intergovernmental Negotiations and Decision Making at the United Nations: A GuideThe second edition of NGLS’s popular Intergovernmental Negotiations and Decision Making at the United Nations: A Guide explains the governance and decision-making fora and processes of the UN system. The first part explains the principal UN organs of intergovernmental decision making; the negotiating blocs of Member States at the UN; the various types of documentation; and the nature of UN decisions and the weight they carry internationally. This updated second edition includes information on new UN bodies and processes following on from the outcomes of the 2005 World Summit. The second part provides practical knowledge, advice and guidance to non-governmental representatives who wish to engage with the UN system, ranging from accreditation to the preparatory process, to engaging in follow-up activities after a meeting.

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UN System Engagement with NGOs, Civil Society, the Private Sector, and other Actors: A Compendium

 

UN System Engagement with NGOs, Civil Society, the Private Sector, and other Actors: A CompendiumThe Compendium, produced with the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, focuses on how the Offices, Agencies, Programmes, Funds and Conventions of the UN system engage with external actors, including civil society organizations. With individual entries for many of the individual UN bodies and entities, this publication seeks to provide information on the kinds of activities that represent this engagement, the policy frameworks which guide this engagement, the coordinates of the offices/staff/focal points that manage this engagement and further sources of online information related to this topic.

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UN-Civil Society Engagement: Year in Review

 

UN-Civil Society Engagement: Year in ReviewWith entries and examples from over 35 United Nations organizations, the Year in Review provides useful and concise overview of the UN system’s engagement with the non-governmental community throughout a given year.

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The UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) is an inter-agency programme of the United Nations mandated to develop constructive relations between the UN and civil society organizations.

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