2024 ECOSOC Partnership Forum


Apply by 19 January 2024 here: bit.ly/ECOSOC24SpeakingSlots


The 2024 Partnership Forum of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will be held on Tuesday, 30 January 2024, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (EST), at the United Nations Headquarters in New York under the theme of “Reinforcing the 2030 Agenda and eradicating poverty in times of multiple crises: the effective delivery of sustainable, resilient and innovative solutions”. The Forum will place a special emphasis on the Sustainable Development Goals that will be reviewed at the 2024 HLPF, namely Goal 1 (no poverty); Goal 2 (zero hunger); Goal 13 (climate action); Goal 16 (peace and justice); and Goal 17 (partnership for the Goals).

In accordance with resolution 75/290A, the 2024 ECOSOC Partnership Forum will be focused on the exchange of new ideas, expectations and priorities for the work ahead for ECOSOC and the HLPF on the aforementioned theme. It will showcase and discuss forward-looking actions by countries and all relevant stakeholders through innovative partnerships that can mobilize commitments and actions to advance the 2030 Agenda and address new challenges.  

Speaking Slots – Stakeholders

Time permitting, official representatives from non-governmental organizations in consultative status with ECOSOC will be invited to make short oral statements on the main theme of the Forum during the plenary session (10:30AM – 1:00 PM – in person only at UNHQ in New York). 

Considering the limited number of speaking slots, preference will be given to statements that are delivered on behalf of groups of organizations, including major groups and other stakeholder constituencies.

Only one request per organization will be considered.

How to apply

Official representatives from non-governmental organizations in consultative status with ECOSOC, who are interested in being considered for a speaking slot during the plenary Session of the 2024 ECOSOC Partnership Forum should register using this form. Please, note that proposed speakers must be in person in New York to be considered for a speaking slot. 

Please, register your interest to speak hereDeadline: 19 January 2024.

Please, make sure you register to attend the 2024 ECOSOC Partnership Forum!

Registration for non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders is still open! Please, use this link to register for in-person participation by 12 January 2024.

For more information about the 2024 ECOSOC Partnership Forum, please, check here: 2024 Partnership Forum of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)