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From the Chair – Anne-Marie Carlson

By May 13, 2014No Comments

Greetings from the Chair

Save the Date – our 65th Conference
2015 and Beyond: Our Action Agenda
27-29 August (Wednesday–Friday) 2014
UN Headquarters, NY

The Conference Concept Note for the conference provides an overview and contains information about the conference’s purposes, format and co-hosts along with the planned for follow-up and declaration.It’s great that so many of you – our NGOs around the world – have already saved the date of this conference and are beginning to make plans to attend.

A number of conference details are already in place:

▪ Co-Chairs Jeff Brez (DPI) and Jeff Huffines (NGO) have been appointed for the planning process with Jeff Huffines becoming the Conference Chair.

▪ Patrick Sciarratta has been appointed as Conference Treasurer.

▪ 15 sub-committees, their co-chairs, members and DPI liaisons are being finalized with much work being accomplished for and at the weekly planning committee meetings being held.

▪ important items such as the conference budget, website, visual identity and meeting room sites for all sessions, workshops and events are being set.

What remains is for you to come!


To assist with this, the conference website will have the necessary registration materials.  Plans call for this to be available real soon and to be posted on both of the following:

NGO/DPI Executive Committee website –

UN/DPI site —


Anne-Marie Carlson, Chair

NGO/DPI Executive Committee