About CoNGO


What is CoNGO?

CoNGO is, An independent international membership organization founded in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted that year. As a consultative non-governmental organization (NGO) of the UN Economic and Social Council, it is associated with secretariats, institutions, contracting agencies, regional committees, research institutes, summits and world conferences.

CoNGO is, Sincere support for the goals and values enshrined in the UN Charter and strong support for multilateralism to address global political, environmental, health and other threats. We encourage NGOs around the world to promote and support their activities with the United Nations and work to build long-term partnerships with global organizations for civil society.

CoNGO’s 40 NGO Committees (called NGO Committees) in New York, Geneva, Vienna and around the world are committed to supporting the UN mission as a whole.

CoNGO is, There are members of various NGOs through consultation, cooperation with the United Nations and cooperation with other like-minded stakeholders. CoNGOs is, It has a role to play in adding value to the efforts of member countries to effectively contribute to the achievement of the goals agreed upon by the United Nations and its member states.

In particular, all the United Nations supports youth and youth organizations as active participants and partners.

CoNGO’s aim and main purpose

  • NGOs are recognized as one of three groups in the interaction between the government and UN agencies on global, regional and national concerns. This means that members of CONGO will assist in participating in the consultation process at the request of the government, which is usually called for by UN agencies.
  • Facilitate key dialogue between the entire UN system and NGOs
  • Inform CONGO members about new activities and initiatives conducted by UN agencies and NGOs.
  • NGOs further improve the quality and scope of their activities by providing the skills available within the Congo member organizations and their parent NGO committees.
  • Encourage and encourage coordination between regional NGO partnerships and joint networks.
  • Train NGOs to develop leadership, management, advocacy, and capacity building skills and to demonstrate best practices and actions in the relationship between NGOs and the UN and NGOs.

These objectives are based on the objectives set out in the CoNGO Regulations.

CoNGO members

Membership in CoNGO is open to national, regional and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that are already recognized by NGO consultants, observers or organizations within the UN system that offer equal or similar status. Here organizations can be members of CONGO, not individuals.

NGOs with advisory qualifications provided by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) are eligible to become full members of CONGO. ECOSOC-certified NGOs approved by the United Nations are classified as ECOSOC and have full membership.

An NGO is eligible to be a CoNGO associate member if it is recognized or approved by an organization in the United Nations system (other than ECOSOC) and has observer or partner status. These include the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Labor Organization (ILO), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).