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In Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic & Social Council

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations

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Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication(BNNRC) is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations from 2010.

According ECOSOC, BNNRC now strives for achieving and Involving

  1. UN World Summit on the Information Society (UN WSIS) Action Plan from 2002
  2. UN Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs)
  3. UN Internet Governance Forum
  4. UN Commission for Science and Technology for Development(UN CSTD)
  5. UN Global Compact

Introduction to ECOSOC Consultative Status:

The first venue by which non-governmental organizations took a role in formal UN deliberations was through the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). 41 NGOs were granted consultativestatus by the council in 1946; by 1992 more that 700 NGOs had attained consultative statusand the number has been steadily increasing ever since to 3,400 organizations today.Article 71 of the UN Charter opened the door providing for suitable arrangements for consultationwith non-governmental organizations.

The consultative relationship with ECOSOC is governedtoday by ECOSOC resolution 1996/31, which outlines the eligibility requirements for consultativestatus, rights and obligations of NGOs in consultative status, procedures for the withdrawal orsuspension of consultative status, the role and functions of the ECOSOC Committee on NGOs,and the responsibilities of the UN Secretariat in supporting the consultative relationship.Consultative status is granted by ECOSOC upon recommendation of the ECOSOC Committeeon NGOs, which is comprised of 19 Member States. For Download/Reading

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