Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS)

Name Mr. T. Hill
Position Coordinator
Address Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10
Phone +41-22-917-2076
Fax +41-22-917-0432
E-mail ngls@unctad.org
Web http://www.un-ngls.org/

Activity summary:

Established in 1975, NGLS is a voluntarily funded, interagency unit of the UN system which seeks to promote enhanced dialogue and cooperation between the UN system and the broad development NGO community on economic and social development issues.
In the pursuit of its mandate and objectives, NGLS executes a wide-ranging programme of informative outreach activities, publications and meetings and supports the participation of NGOs in major UN events and processes. NGLS is currently supported by 16 agencies, programmes, funds and departments of the UN system; a number of donor governments also contribute to NGLSís activities.