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Apply to speak or attend: President of the General Assembly's High-level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace

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The President of the General Assembly is convening a two-day high-level meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday, 24-25 April 2018 at United Nations Headquarters in New York with the aim to discuss ways to support peace in practice. At the request of the Office of the President of the General Assembly (OPGA), UN-NGLS and the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office are facilitating a process to identify eight stakeholder respondents for the interactive dialogues, and for stakeholders to apply to attend this event as observers.

The format of the high-level meeting consists of an opening segment, a high-level plenary debate, four interactive dialogues and a closing segment.

Apply here to the respondent speaking roles or to attend as an observer:

March 18 - Apply to speak as a respondent
March 31 - Apply to attend as an observer

UN-NGLS will facilitate a stakeholder Selection Committee for the evaluation and short-listing of the candidates for the respondent speaking roles to be presented to OPGA for their consideration. The Committee will ensure regional and gender balance, and diversity of constituency and expertise in the overall set of candidates. The President of the General Assembly will make the final selection of the speakers for this event.

Apply here for the Stakeholder Selection Committee by 18 March:

More information about the High-level Meeting on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace is available here.

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