NGO Resource Centre News - December 1-15

First off this week, we would like to remind you about an upcoming meeting on climate change being held at the NGO Resource Centre on December 14, 3pm-5pm. The meeting will serve as an initial step towards broadening the participation of INGOs, as well as Vietnamese NGOs, in the climate change debate by discussing current NGO climate change-related activities and the need and options for future NGO coordination in this field.

NGO Resource Centre News - November 15-30

First off this week, we would like to inform you about a number of preparations for the Consultative Group (CG) Meeting, which will be held on December 6-7, 2007. On November 6, a meeting was held at the NGO RC to begin preparing the NGO Statement. At the meeting, it was agreed that the following issues should be included in the statement: Social impacts and vulnerable groups; Disability rights; Special needs education; Climate change; Offtrack MDGs: Environment and HIV AIDS; Legal reform; Capacity building at sub-national level; Aid effectiveness & Role of CSOs. The statement is now in process of being drafted.