60th Annual DPI/NGO Conference

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The 60th Annual DPI/NGO Conference, organized by an NGO Planning Committee in partnership with the United Nations Department of Public Information, will be held from September 5-7, 2007 at UN Headquarters in New York on the theme" Climate Change: How It Impacts Us All.

The 60th Annual DPI/NGO Conference will be the last to be held in New York for several years, pending major renovations at UN Headquarters.

Conference participants

Approximately 2,000 representatives of NGOs from around the world are expected to participate in the Conference.

Conference Agenda

Plenary & Roundtable Sessions

Opening Session

Climate Change: The Scientific Evidence

Climate Change: Indigenous Peoples, Culture & Traditional Knowledge

Water Security & Climate Change

Coping with Climate Change: Best Land Use Practices

The Economics & Politics of Climate Change

Climate Change: Streamlining the System

Sustainable Development & the Responsibility to Protect

Closing Session

Mid-Day Workshops

In addition to the roundtable sessions, 33 workshops addressing issues relating to the roundtable themes and organized by NGOs, will be held between 1:15 and 2:45 pm each day of the conference.

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