CSD-19 Partnerships Fair (2011)
Preparation

The CSD-19 Partnerships Fair Guidelines are now available, including request forms for Partnerships Presentations and Information Desks.

 
What: 19th session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19)
When: 2 to 6 May 2011
Where: North Lawn Building, Conference Room 7
UN headquarters in New York, USA
Who should attend: All CSD participants, including representatives of Governments, UN system organizations, other intergovernmental organizations and accredited major groups, are welcome to attend.
Access to the UN premises: Participants must ensure that they are accredited to the CSD (through a Government, Inter-governmental organization (IGO), or Major Group).
  • Schedule (provisional)
  • Documents and Wire and Schedule forthcoming

The CSD Partnerships Fair provides a venue for registered Partnerships for Sustainable Development to showcase progress, launch new partnerships, network with existing and potential partners, create synergies between partnerships and learn from each other's experiences. The Partnerships Fair gives CSD participants an opportunity to gather information on and discuss the valuable contribution of these important initiatives towards supporting the implementation of inter-governmentally agreed sustainable development goals and objectives.

The Partnerships Fair is an official part of the CSD and a summary of its activities will be included in the Report of CSD 19.

CSD 19 Partnerships Fair Activities

The CSD 19 Partnerships Fair will be held at UN Headquarters in New York from 2 to 6 May 2011. Partnerships Fair activities will not be scheduled during the second week of the CSD 19 or during the High Level Segment. The CSD 19 Partnerships Fair Programme of activities will mainly feature:

  • Partnerships working sessions.
  • Partnerships training sessions.

All Partnerships activities place in Conference Room 7. CSD registered partnerships are invited to send suggested activities of interest to enhance CSD Partnerships Fair activities. Proposals should take into account the mandate of the CSD on partnerships as agreed at CSD-11 and aim to showcase lessons learned and best practices in the implementation of sustainable development through partnerships. Suggestions may be sent to beyondwssd@un.org.

A provisional schedule of the Partnership Fair activities during the CSD 19 session is now available.