Speakers Applications

 

IMPORTANT: 25-27 September Post-2015 Summit: Apply to speak or serve on the civil society Selection Committee

Dear CPG4SD,

The call for applications and nominations to speak or serve as Steering Committee for the adoption of the Post-2015 Agenda on September 25-27 is now open. The open call is for 1 speaker for the opening ceremony and 3 speakers for each of the Rountdable Discussion in the Summit.  Description of the Roundtable can be seen here: http://bit.ly/p2015-Summit-roundtable-themes

Please do click on the links below for your nominations.  For those who wanted to be nominated, please send the Secretariat (secretariat@peoplesgoals.org) your details so it can be processed.

Submit applications to speak here:
Please apply by July 17, 2015
http://bit.ly/p2015-Summit-CSO-speakers-apply

Data needed:
1.  Family name of the nominee
2.  First name of the nominee
3.  Organization of the nominee
4.  Organization website
5.  Country of residence of the nominee
6.  Nationality of the nominee
7.  Gender of the nominee
8.  Age of the nominee
9.  What languages can the nominee speak fluently?
10. Nominee’s Email address
11. Nominee’s phone number
12. Nominee’s skype ID
13.  Does the candicate need travel funding to participate in this event?
14. Which speaking role are you applying for?
15.  Please tell us about your work on the P2015 development agenda and your organization’s plans for engagement in its implementation
16. Please provide an overview of what you would like to speak about at this event
17. Biography
18. Optional but Recommended: link to video of candidate speaking publicly
19. Optional but Recommended: Link to CV or resume

Apply for the civil society Selection Committee here:
Please apply by July 20, 2015
http://bit.ly/p2015-Summit-CSO-SC-apply

Data needed:
1.  Family name
2.  First name
3.  Organization
4.  Organization website
5.  Nationality
6.  Country of residence
7.  Gender
8.  Age
9.  What languages can the nominee speak fluently?
10. Email address
11. Phone number
12. Skype ID
13. Mission Statement of you organization
14. Do you meet all criteria for participation in the Steering Committee, and agree to deliver on all TORs if selected?
15. Why do you want to be a member of this Steering Committee
16. Please describe your prior experience with participating in selection and/or collaborative decision-making process
17. Please provide a briefing biography, including information about areas of expertise related to the issues to be addressed in this event
18. CV

Also attached are the following documents:

For more information about the P2015 development agenda, please visit: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/post2015.

In service,

April
for the Secretariat
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From: Susan Alzner <alzner@un.org>
Date: Thu, Jul 9, 2015
Subject: 25-27 September Post-2015 Summit: Apply to speak or serve on the civil society Selection Committee
To: info@un-ngls.org

Apply to speak or serve on the civil society Selection Committee for the
25-27 September United Nations Summit for the adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda
 

Application Deadlines:
Civil Society Selection Committee: 17 July 2015
Speaking Roles: 20 July 2015From 25-27 September 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York, Heads of State and Government will gather along with leaders from civil society and business for the historic UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

At the request of the Office of the President of the UN General Assembly (OPGA), UN-NGLS in cooperation with DESA-DSD is facilitating a nomination process to identify speakers from civil society organizations, non-governmental organizations, and the Major Groups (except Business and Industry) for the Post-2015 Summit.

This nomination process seeks candidates for:
 - one civil society speaker in the opening ceremony
 - three civil society speakers for each of the six Roundtable Discussions in the Summit.

Please see the descriptions for the six Roundtable Discussion themes agreed by UN member States here:
http://bit.ly/p2015-Summit-roundtable-themes

Submit applications to speak here:
http://bit.ly/p2015-Summit-CSO-speakers-apply

Apply for the civil society Selection Committee here:
http://bit.ly/p2015-Summit-CSO-SC-apply

This announcement will soon be available in additional languages.

For more information about the post-2015 development agenda process, including the UN General Assembly resolution on the organization of the Post-2015 Summit, please visit: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/post2015

Susan Alzner
Officer in Charge, New York Office
United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS)
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Apply to speak during UN PGA’s 29 June High-level Climate Change Event

Susan Alzner <alzner@un.org>
Date: Thu, Apr 23, 2015
Subject: Apply to speak during UN PGA’s 29 June High-level Climate Change Event
To: info@un-ngls.org


Apply to speak or serve on the civil society Selection Committee for the President of the UN General Assembly’s 
29 June 2015 
High-level Event on Climate ChangeOn 29 June 2015, the President of the United Nations General Assembly (PGA), H.E. Mr. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, will host a High-level Event on Climate Change at UN Headquarters in New York to highlight the world’s leading initiatives on tackling this global challenge. Government, private sector, and civil society leaders will show that momentum is building toward an ambitious global agreement at the climate change negotiations in December 2015 in Paris.

At the request of the Office of the President of the General Assembly, UN-NGLS is leading a process to find three speakers from civil society for the 29 June High-level Event. We invite you to share your story of successful local climate action to help inspire the world to achieve a more sustainable path, enabling economic opportunity, equality, and a healthy environment for all.

Apply now for one of three speaking opportunities or to serve on the civil society Selection Committee for this event: 
http://bit.ly/Apply-29June-UNPGA-climate-change
  
Application Deadlines
12 May for Selection Committee  
17 May for Speakers 
 
The event will be webcast and is likely to attract considerable media attention.
The outcome of the event will be a President’s summary, which will be circulated to all UN Member States and stakeholders.

For updates, please follow the social media accounts below.
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Susan Alzner
Officer in Charge, New York Office
United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS)
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