NGO Reporter

NGO REPORTER ARTICLE GUIDELINES

By November 24, 2015No Comments

The article should be:

  • 500-800 words – A lead paragraph will be published with a link to the NGO/DPI site, or the site of the NGO, for the rest of the article
  • Event-oriented or Explanation of Mission/Vision in a relevant tone, highlighting recently past or upcoming events
  • In the context of the relationship between the associated NGO and the UN (with DPI, or ECOSOC, as appropriate)

 

The article should not contain any of the following:

  • Advertorial/for-profit message
  • Information unrelated to the work of the NGO in relation to the UN
  • In appropriate information or language, specific political or religious advocacy

 

The article can be a:

  • Personal Essay
  • Op-ed
  • Narrative

 

Here are some guiding topics to help you get started:

  • Actions you have taken to address the issues presented/discussed at the UN, especially at UN DPI or part of ECOSOC discussions
  • How the UN has shaped or changed your NGOs thinking about UN issues: the MDGs, the Post-2015 Development Agenda, pending debates, etc.
  • Your perspectives on the UNs global development goals and challenges
  • Experiences with community action of any kind by your NGO in relation to UN goals or challenges
  • Stories about global friendships and collaborations that started at UN Conferences, etc.
  • Submit articles in Word (.doc) format to this address with the subject line “NGO Reporter: Title of the Article“. Once reviewed, it may take about 7 business days until the article is acknowledged as received and a decision is provided as to its use in the NGO Reporter.
  • Along with the article, kindly provide a brief description about the author (1-2 sentences), together with relevant information such as a website link, a Twitter handle, and other contact information, if applicable.