The 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference will take place again in New York at UNHQ, from 27-29 August. The Conference will be titled “2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda,” and focus on exploring the role of civil society in the post-2015 development agenda.
Jeffery Huffines of CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation and former chair of the NGO/DPI Executive Committee has been appointed Chair of the Conference. During the months of planning leading to the opening of the Conference, Mr. Huffines will serve as Co-Chair of the Conference Planning Committee along with Jeffrey A. Brez, Chief of NGO Relations and Advocacy, DPI.
The Conference promises to be a seminal moment for civil society to raise its collective voice at the United Nations in support of an ambitious and inclusive post-2015 development agenda. For more information visit the DPI/NGO Relations website.