60th Annual DPI/NGO Conference
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.
Approximately 2,000 representatives of NGOs from around the world are expected to participate in the Conference.
Plenary & Roundtable Sessions
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
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.