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Info Publisher

  • Abdulqawi Hajeb

Event Info

  • Date

    11 Jun 2024
  • Time

    12:30 (CEST)
  • Attendances

  • Category

    Global Event

Event Organizer

UNHCR NGO and Civil Society Section and the International Council of Voluntary Agencies (ICVA) would like to invite representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society organizations (CSOs) to the 2024 UNHCR Global Consultations with NGOs that will take place in person in Geneva at the International Conference Center Geneva (CICG) from 11 to 13 June 2024.

The 2024 Global Consultations will begin at 12:30 (CEST) on Tuesday 11 June and end at 17:30 (CEST) on Thursday 13 June. Complementary events may be taking place on Friday 14 June in the morning.

Building on the 2023 Regional Consultations with NGOs, the 2024 Global Consultations will focus on "Solutions, Inclusion, and Gender Equality". Please find attached the concept note for further details. More information will be available on the website soon.


Nominated representatives of NGOs and CSOs wishing to participate to the event are requested to register via the online form before 30 April 2024 here: https://indico.un.org/e/globalconsultationsngo

Important notices:

  • Participants requiring a visa to enter Switzerland are required to register before 31 March 2024 to be provided with a visa support letter.
  • Participants register on behalf of their organization and need to provide an accreditation letter for this purpose. Please use the attached accreditation letter template, accreditation letters not respecting the template cannot be accepted.
  • Only approved participants will be granted access to the event. Registration is not a guarantee for approval, you will receive an email confirming your approval.
  • Approval of registration will be given on a first come, first served basis (with priority given based on the criteria detailed in the next section).


To ensure effective exchanges and concrete outcomes, the 2024 Global Consultations will adhere to the following parameters:

  • NGO and CSO participation of maximum 200 representatives from organizations (including from international, national, and local NGOs, faith-based organizations, and organizations led by forcibly displaced and stateless persons). The number of registered participants should not exceed 2 people per organization.
  • NGOs and CSOs who wish to participate must meet at least one of the following criteria:
    • Be a member of ICVA.
    • Have consultative status with ECOSOC with a demonstrated interest in solutions/inclusion or gender equality in the context of displacement and statelessness.
    • Be a funded partner of UNHCR in 2023/2024.
    • Be a non-funded operational partner of UNHCR (with recommendations from the UNHCR country office).
  • Priority will be given to organizations:
    • according to regional representation as well as local/global balance; and
    • that have engaged in the 2023 Regional Consultations with NGOs.


As part of the preparations for the 2024 UNHCR-NGO Global Consultations, there will be a NGO-UNHCR Steering Group. It will work on putting into practice the Principles of Partnership, the and developing of the Global Consultations to make sure NGO views are equally presented as UNHCR in content creation. For more details, please consult the attached call for expression of interest. To join the steering group, please send your application in English language by completing the dedicated online form by 8 March CoB.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Additional information including logistic details will be shared at a later stage with those whose registration is accepted once we review applications. The present invitation is intended for the organizations represented by the direct recipient of this message and should not be shared with other organizations.

Event Venue


the International Conference Center Geneva (CICG)




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