2018 Marks CoNGO's 70th Anniversary


Posted on behalf of CoNGO


The Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations has the pleasure to announce its 70th anniversary event - "CHALLENGES TODAY AND TOMORROW".

The first CoNGO 70th Anniversary Event will take place in the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV)

Thursday 12th October 2017, 16:00-17:00

Vienna International Centre (VIC), Conference Room C-2 (C-building, 2nd floor)
Wagramerstrasse 5, 1220 Vienna

The preliminary programme is as follows:

  • Welcome by the host CoNGO Vice President, Vienna, Wolfgang Beiglboeck
  • Welcome and introductory statement by the President of CoNGO, Cyril Ritchie
  • Keynote statement by United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Thomas Gass, ASG for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs (invited)
  • Statement by the UNOV Director-General, Yuri Fedotov (invited) Comments from Intergovernmental and Non-governmental participants

The event will be preceded and concluded by musical performance by the Association of women musicians of Vienna. The City of Vienna is pleased to invite all participants to a vin d’honneur.

For registration please send an E-Mail to congo.event@gmx.at