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Informal Interactive Dialogue on Commodity Markets 15 May - FAO

Please Save the Date for the event Informal Interactive Dialogue on Commodity Markets, co-hosted by the President of the General Assembly, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), together with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), that will take place on 15 May 2019, from 10.00  to 17.30 in the Trusteeship Council Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York.

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Open Call for NGOs to apply for Consultative Status with the United Nations (Deadline: 1 June 2019)

NGOs interested in applying for ECOSOC consultative status should submit their application and required documents on or before the deadline 1 June 2019. The following link provides background information, the benefits and instructions how to apply: https://bit.ly/2ozYpVw

1 June 2019 is the deadline to apply for consultative status with the UN. Please spread the word!

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Friday 12 April 8:30am-10:00am - meeting between MGoS & Co-facilitators of Political Declaration and SDG Summit

As many of you know, this year the High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development (HLPF) will meet twice – once under the auspices of ECOSOC held from July 9-18, and once under the auspices of the General Assembly, referred to as the SDG Summit, which will take place 24-25 September. Both will be held at the UNHQ in New York. A Political Declaration reflecting the outcomes of both HLPFs will be adopted by heads of state and government at the SDG Summit in September.

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Interactive Multi-stakeholder Hearing on Universal Health Coverage on 29 April 2019

Deadline: 9 April to register

As per resolution A/RES/73/131, the Hearing on Universal Health Coverage on 29 April 2019, to be presided over by the President of the General Assembly, with the support of the World Health Organization and other relevant partners, seeks the active participation of civil society organizations, philanthropic foundations, academia, medical associations, the private sector and broader communities, as part of the preparatory process for the high-level meeting.

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Richard Huggard