DPI Briefings Fall 2013

By September 4, 2012No Comments

Briefing Calendar Fall/Winter 2013

United Nations, DPI/NGO Resource Centre, Room GA-37

Tel: (212) 963-7232 / 7233 / 7234  Fax: (212) 963-2819  E-mail:


3 October
Issues before the General Assembly and the
Post 2015 Development Agenda

10 October
May I Ask a Question Ms. Special Representative of the Secretary-General
fir Disaster Risk Reduction, Margareta Wahlström?

24 October
APRM@10: Perspectives on Transformative
Governance and the Africa Union Vision
2063: A Dialogue with the Diaspora.
(Organized in collaboration with the Office
of the Special Adviser on Africa in
observance of Africa NEPAD Week)

7 November
Youth-Led Briefing
Educating and Employing Youth: The Influence of Public-Private Partnerships in a Technological Era

14 November
Juvenile Justice
Briefing in observance of the anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
(Organized in partnership with the NGO Committee on Children’s Rights)

21 November
May I Ask a Question Mr. Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide
and the Responsibility to Protect, Adama Dieng?

5 December
Communications Workshop
(Organized in cooperation with the NGO Committee on Communications)

12 December
May I Ask a Question, Mrs. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay?

19 December
The Year in Review: Planning for 2014




4 October
“May I Ask a Question, Mr. Under-
Secretary-General for Communications
and Public Information?”
(Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal)

11 October
“The Girl Child: Protection from Violence, Exploitation and Abuse” (in observance of the
International Day of the Girl Child)

18 October
“Crisis Mapping: How Satellite Imagery
Analysis Can Benefit NGO Humanitarian

25 October
“Issue of the Moment: The Death Penalty”

1 November
“The Impact of Climate Change on People
Living in Poverty” (in observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty)

8 November
“A Global Call to Action for Sustainable
Development: Engaging Young People to Solve the Triple-Bottom Line Challenge – Economic Well-Being,
Environmental Sustainability, and Social Inclusion – that will Define their Era”
(to be held at Lehigh University)

15 November
“Fulfilling the Rights of Indigenous
Children: Successes and Challenges”

29 November
Communications Workshop

6 December
“Removing Barriers to Create an Inclusive and Accessible Society for All”
(in observance of the International Day of
Persons with Disabilities)

13 December
Film Screening