Registration to the high-level political forum on sustainable development to be held under the auspices of ECOSOC 2016
ParticipationGovernmental and non-governmental representatives planning to participate in the high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) must be accredited to the United Nations in order to register for this meeting. The following participants may attend or be represented: States Members of the United Nations and States members of specialized agencies, inter-governmental organizations, United Nations system, major groups and other stakeholders, and media.
StatesGovernment officials, through their Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York, should notify the UN Protocol and Liaison Service of their participation at the meeting. A letter signed by the head of chancery or an authorizing official with an official seal should be addressed to: Mr. Peter Van Laere Chief of Protocol UN Protocol and Liaison Service Att. Ms. Wai Tak Chua Room S-0201 United Nations New York, NY 10017 Fax + 1 (212) 963 1921 A copy should also be sent to: Ms. Emer Herity Secretary of the Economic and Social Council ECOSOC Affairs Branch, General Assembly and ECOSOC Affairs Division Department for General Assembly and Conference Management Att. Mr. Paolo Dua Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax + 1 (212) 963 5935 To obtain UN grounds pass, Permanent Missions in New York may follow the new procedure by submitting their requests via the online accreditation system “eAccreditation”. Information regarding the system can be found at http://www.un.int/protocol/
Inter-Governmental Organisations (IGOs)The HLPF will be open to participation by the following IGOs:
- Those with observer status with the General Assembly
- Those with observer status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
- Submit a letter to the Chief of Protocol, stamped/sealed and signed by the head of the organization, with the names and functional titles of the delegation attending the meeting. In addition, the letter must include a name and an email address of the focal point of the organization handling the request. A copy of this letter should also be sent to the ECOSOC Affairs Branch.
- Attach an SG.6 form for each member of the delegation; (the SG.6 form can be found at http://www.un.int/protocol/, under “Forms”)
- Send both (a) and (b) to the Protocol and Liaison Service at Room S-0201 or by fax to 1-212-963-1921.
United Nations systemSpecialised agencies and related organisations: The registration of the representative of the specialised agencies and related organizations of the UN system (ILO, FAO, UNESCO, ICAO, WHO, World Bank, IMF, UPU, ITU, WMO IMO, WIPO, IFAD, UNIDO, IAEA, WTO, UNWTO, CTBTO, ICC and OPCW) follows the same procedures as for States and IGOs. United Nations funds, programmes and other entities (UN, UNOG, UNHCHR, UNOV, UNODC, UNON, UN-HABITAT, ECA, ECE, ECLAC, ESCAP, ESCWA, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNEP, UNHCR, UNRWA, UNICEF, UNFPA, WFP, UN-WOMEN, UNFCCC, UNCCD, CBD, UNU, ITC, UNAIDS, UNITAR). Registration should be sent directly to: Pass and ID Unit of the Security and Safety Service Fax + (212) 963 9541 A copy should also be sent to: Ms. Emer Herity Secretary of the Economic and Social Council ECOSOC Affairs Branch, GAEAD/DGACM Att: Mr. Paolo Dua Email: email@example.com Fax + 1 (212) 963 5935
Major Groups and other stakeholdersThe participation of non-State actors from major groups and other stakeholders is outlined in General Assembly resolution 67/290, and based on the major groups structure articulated in Agenda 21 and the practices of the Commission on Sustainable Development. The registration of representatives from non-governmental organizations must be completed using the CSO Net online events registration system. Accreditation requirements: Representatives from major groups and other stakeholders interested in participating in the HLPF must be affiliated with properly accredited non-governmental organizations, in accordance with ECOSOC resolution 1996/31 governing the consultative relationship between the United Nations and non-governmental organizations. Those NGOs having consultative status with ECOSOC and those on the CSD Roster are eligible to register their representatives online. The registration of all representatives from major groups and other stakeholders should be coordinated through accredited NGOs. For help with identifying suitable and accredited partner organizations, inquiries should be directed to the designated organizing partners for each major groups sector. For more information, contact: Ms. Lotta Tahtinen Stakeholder Engagement Programme Coordinator Division for Sustainable Development/DESA Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Media accreditation and servicesMedia accreditation is strictly reserved for members of the press: print, photo, radio, television, film, news agencies, and online media who represent a bona fide media organization (full guidelines are available at http://www.un.org/en/media/accreditation/request.shtml). Requests must include: (a) Letter of assignment on official letterhead of a media organization signed by the publisher or editor-in-chief indicating the name and duration of assignment of the journalist. The letter should be addressed to the UN Media Accreditation and Liaison Unit, Department of Public Information. It should be sent as a scanned document in pdf format to email@example.com; (b) Completed online accreditation form available at: http://www.un.org/en/media/accreditation/form/