Richard Yep, CEO, and Dr. David Kaplan, Chief Professional Officer, are representing ACA at the 2014 65th Annual United Nations Conference for Non-Governmental Organizations.
The event focuses on Poverty eradication, Sustainability, Climate justice, Human rights, and Partnerships and accountability frameworks. It features opening and closing sessions, roundtables, workshops, exhibits, reception, onsite and offsite events and a host of other occasions for Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) networking.
Representatives from around the world will discuss key issues on the post-2015 development agenda, including climate change. The discussions aim to support the crafting of a successful post-2015 development agenda, and positive outcomes of climate change negotiations in Lima and Paris in 2014 and 2015 respectively.
Co-hosted by the UN Department of Public Information (DPI) and the NGO/DPI Executive Committee, the conference provides a unique opportunity for NGOs to come together to engage diplomats, UN officials, policy experts, scientists, educators, businesses, trade unions, parliamentarians,local authorities and others from around the world on the role of civil society in the post-2015 development agenda.
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