GGS-ICT AND IBHR

REGISTRATION OF CONFERENCES
INVITATION TO THE 16TH MELAKA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DIALOGUE

Dear Colleagues,

Warm greetings from the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) Headquarters in Melaka Malaysia!

youe are pleased to inform you that the 16th Melaka International Youth Dialogue with the theme ‘Youth for Environmental Sustainability: Our Future, Our Care’ will be held from 26th to 30th June 2016 in Melaka, Malaysia. This programme is organised by the World Assembly of Youth (WAY) in collaboration with the Melaka State Government, Malaysian Youth Council, Asian Youth Council and Ministry of Youth and Sports, Malaysia.

This theme has been selected to fulfill the principal opinions and roles of young people towards combating environmental deterioration and achieving environmental sustainability. As well as, finding innovative solution and adopting sustainable living in which the coexistence with the nature shall be tailored in every activity and at all levels of the society. An interactive dialogue on this topic will be of significance to form, educate, increase awareness on the challenges and entitlements of youth at the different levels of society that they represent.

We, therefore, wish to extend this invitation to you and your organisation to partake in this prosperous dialogue. Given that your expertise directly or indirectly relates to the theme, it would be extremely valuable to have your inputs and comments considering the current issue of the environment.

Please refer to the enclosed documents for additional information about the MIYD and its registration. Should you require further details please do not hesitate to contact us or visit NGO BRANCH UN HQ

We look forward to receiving your applications!

iF YOU ARE WANT TO PARTICIPATE THE CONFERENCES PLEASE SEND YOUR BIO DATE TO ME BY e MAIL : IBHR@INDIA.COM WITH COPY OF PASSPORT AND ONE PHOTO YOUR SELF.

Yours sincerely,

2. CONFERENCE:

[NGO News:] Final days! Registration for the High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals ends 28 March 2016
21 April: High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The President of the United Nations General Assembly will convene, on 21 April 2016, a High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event will bring together political, business and civil society leaders to focus on kick-starting SDGs implementation.

Registration is now open for all relevant stakeholders, including civil society, private sector and academia from the following categories:
• Non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council
• Organizations accredited to the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015
• Organizations accredited to the Financing for Development (FfD) process

All organizations wishing to attend the High-level Thematic Debate will need to register by applying here:NGO BRANCH OF UN HQ. Applications for general registration are being accepted from 1 February – 28 March 2016.

3.  CONFERENCE :

Subject:       Recent CARE submissions to UNFCCC: gender&adaptation, agriculture&adaptation; Loss and damage financial instruments

Dear climate-l readers,

I would like to share with you recent submissions compiled by CARE International in response to UNFCCC calls for submissions on a) Loss and Damage, b) agriculture and adaptation, and c) gender and adaptation. They draw significantly on CARE’s programme experience in various developing countries.

Submission to the Warsaw International Mechanism on loss and damage, Executive Committee, on financial instruments to address loss and damage:

http://unfccc.int/files/adaptation/groups_committees/loss_and_damage_executive_committee/application/pdf/care_submission_loss_and_damage_finance_(final_11_03_16).pdf. (11 March 2016)

Submission to the SBSTA work programme on agriculture, Identification of adaptation measures and identification and assessment of agricultural practices and techniques

http://unfccc.int/files/documentation/submissions_from_observers/application/pdf/603.pdf (7 March 2016)

Submission on gender and adaptation, Banking on gender-equitable, rights-based and participatory adaptation to strengthen the resilience of the most vulnerable to climate change impacts: http://unfccc.int/files/documentation/submissions_from_observers/application/pdf/551.pdf  (3 February 2016)

Do not hesitate to forward them to other colleagues and get back to us with any reflections, comments

Best regards

Sven Harmeling

Check out our new online look at http://careclimatechange.org/

Sven Harmeling  |  CARE  |  Climate Change Advocacy Coordinator

Poverty Environment and Climate Change Network (PECCN)

c/o CARE Deutschland-Luxemburg, Dreizehnmorgenweg 6, 53175 Bonn

T: +49 (0)228-97563-61  |  M: +49 (0)177-6136431

Twitter: @CareClimate | www.careclimatechange.org

email: sharmeling@careclimatechange.org

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4. UN CONFERENCE :

18 – 22 April: 15th Session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA)

The 15th session of the Committee of Experts on Public Administration of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will be held from 18 to 22 April 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters, in New York, United States of America.

As approved by ECOSOC, the main issue for discussion will be “Moving from commitments to results: transforming public institutions to facilitate inclusive policy formulation and integration in the implementation and monitoring of the sustainable development goals” The five sub-issues will be:

1. Ensuring prioritization and decision-making that is fair, responsive, inclusive, participatory and accountable at all levels;
2. Improving engagement and communication between Governments and stakeholders, including through access to information, open government and electronic and mobile solutions;
3. Ensuring effective and innovative implementation, monitoring and impact evaluation of the policies identified in support of the sustainable development goals;
4. Strengthening the confidence of citizens in the effectiveness, validity and integrity of public administration through enhanced, targeted efforts to use good governance to prevent, expose and deal with corruption;
5. Developing transformative leadership and enhancing relevant competencies of public servants.

Registration and online submission of statements is now open. For those unable to attend in person, live and on-demand webcast coverage of this event will be available in six languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish) athttp://webtv.un.org

5. UN CONFERENCES

8 April: Civil Society Forum in preparation for the UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs

The Civil Society Task Force (CSTF) for UNGASS 2016 will hold a Civil Society Forum on 18 April 2016 at United Nations Headquarters in the margins of the Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly on the World Drug Problem. The goal of the hearing is to (1) present the findings of the CSTF global consultations leading up to UNGASS, (2) provide valuable input on priorities and recommendations from civil society, as well as to (3) present the “Market Place” project, a collaboration between Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs and UNODC (see agenda).
To apply for a speaker role at the Civil Society Forum, please fill out the form available at http://goo.gl/forms/UowypVqpSi until midnight EST on 1 April 2016.
Kindly note that the CSTF will not be in a position to cover any related travel and accommodation costs. Applicants also need to make their own visa arrangements, if applicable. For this purpose, the CSTF will provide invitation letters.

19 – 21 April: Special Session of the General Assembly on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS 2016)

The General Assembly, in its resolution 70/181 of 17 December 2015, decided that the special session of the General Assembly on the world drug problem shall be convened for three days, from 19 to 21 April 2016, at United Nations Headquarters in New York, following the fifty-ninth session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, scheduled to be held in March 2016.

Furthermore, the General Assembly decided that representatives of non-governmental organizations in consultative status with ECOSOC are invited to participate in the special session and representatives of civil society and the scientific community, academia, youth groups and other relevant stakeholders may participate in the special session, in accordance with the rules of procedure and established practice of the General Assembly.

To that end, registration is now open for representatives of organizations actively working on drug-related matters from ECOSOC and non-ECOSOC accredited NGOs, civil society, the scientific and academic communities, youth groups and other relevant stakeholders.

All organizations wishing to attend UNGASS 2016 will need to register by applying here: http://bit.ly/UNGASS-2016. Applications for general registration are being accepted from 1 February – 28 March 2016.

21 April: High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The President of the United Nations General Assembly will convene, on 21 April 2016, a High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event will bring together political, business and civil society leaders to focus on kick-starting SDGs implementation.

Registration is now open for all relevant stakeholders, including civil society, private sector and academia from the following categories:
• Non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council
• Organizations accredited to the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015
• Organizations accredited to the Financing for Development (FfD) process

All organizations wishing to attend the High-level Thematic Debate will need to register by applying here: http://bit.ly/HLTD-SDGs. Applications for general registration are being accepted from 1 February – 28 March 2016.

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