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57th Annual DPI/NGO Conference - First Planning Committee Meeting
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Tuesday, 06 January 2004
The first Conference Planning Committee meeting for the 57th Annual DPI/NGO Conference is scheduled to take place at the UN in New York on 15 January 2004 from 3:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. in one of the alphabet rooms to be announced. All DPI/NGO representatives are welcome to attend and participate.

Earlier this month, the Executive Committee appointed Ms. Joan Kirby, a representative of both the Temple of Understanding and the Society of the Sacred Heart, as the Chair of the 57th Conference and Co-Chair, with a representative of the Planning Committee. Joan is a veteran representative who has served on te NGO/DPI Executive Committee and was Co-Chair of the Midday NGO Workshop sub-committee for the 55th Annual DPI/NGO Conference. Together with the ispiring Town Hall meeting, this is a great start. The NGO section at the UN Dept. of Public Information will provide the following documents before the meeting: a work schedule for the Conference; themes suggested during the Town Hall meeting n 20 November and submitted by email; lessons learned from last years onference; and the terms of reference for the Midday NGO Workshops. If you ave further suggestions for the Conference theme, send along a note to Jan at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
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