UNODC is pleased to inform representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that the eighth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC/COSP8) will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 16 to 20 December 2019. More information on the participation of NGOs and the rules of procedure will follow soon.
Considering the relevance of the work of NGOs in anti-corruption and in accordance with Rule 17 of the Rules of Procedure for the UNCAC/COSP governing the participation of NGOs in the Conference, UNODC invites representatives of NGOs to express their interest in participating by 13 September 2019. The modality is as follows:
NGOs that do not have consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) should send the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org:
1) A signed application letter on your organization's letterhead;
2) A completed "Contact Details Form" (see below).
NGOs are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible, even if they have not secured funding for travel. Please note that, in order to allow enough time for the compilation and circulation of the list of NGOs to Member States as required in Rule 17, it will not be possible to extend the deadline further than 13 September 2019.