25-27 September United Nations Summit for the adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Civil Society Selection Committee: 17 July 2015
Speaking Roles: 20 July 2015
From 25-27 September 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York, Heads of State and Government will gather along with leaders from civil society and business for the historic UN Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
At the request of the Office of the President of the UN General Assembly (OPGA), UN-NGLS in cooperation with DESA-DSD is facilitating a nomination process to identify speakers from civil society organizations, non-governmental organizations, and the Major Groups (except Business and Industry) for the Post-2015 Summit.
This nomination process seeks candidates for:
– one civil society speaker in the opening ceremony
– three civil society speakers for each of the six Roundtable Discussions in the Summit.
Please see the descriptions for the six Roundtable Discussion themes agreed by UN member States here:
Submit applications to speak here:
Apply for the civil society Selection Committee here:
This announcement will soon be available in additional languages.
For more information about the post-2015 development agenda process, including the UN General Assembly resolution on the organization of the Post-2015 Summit, please visit:https://