Stakeholder consultations

In order to capture the realities of different regions and the diverse perspectives of civil society organizations, we will be running a series of multi-stakeholder hearings and regional civil society consultations will be during 2017 and  2018. 

The modalities resolution (A/RES/71/280) reiterates the importance of the effective participation of all relevant stakeholders, including civil society, the private sector, academic institutions, parliaments, diaspora communities and migrant organizations in the intergovernmental conference and its preparatory process (paragraph 6). To this end  a series of informal interactive multi-stakeholder hearings in accordance with paragraph 30 and  effective contribution of and active participation of stakeholders will be ensured through convening of national multi-stakeholder consultations and participation in global, regional and sub-regional platforms (paragraph 7).