Apply to attend 21 September UN General Assembly High-level Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance

On 21 September 2016, the UN General Assembly will host a High-level Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance at UN Headquarters in New York. The primary objectives of the meeting are to increase awareness, to summon and maintain strong national, regional and international political commitment, and to establish a long-term basis for moving forward in addressing antimicrobial resistance comprehensively and multi-sectorally.

At the request of the Office of the President of the UN General Assembly, UN-NGLS, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and OIE – World Organisation for Animal Health are conducting an open process for stakeholders to apply to attend the meeting, including civil society, academia, and private sector entitites.

Please apply here if you are interested in attending this event:
http://bit.ly/21Sept-UN-HLM-AMR-Stakeholders-Apply

DEADLINES
15 August: For entities not in consultative status with UN ECOSOC, who must apply for special accreditation*
28 August: For entities that are in consultative status with UN ECOSOC

*As per the organizational modalities very recently agreed by UN Member States, the list of organizations applying for special accreditation must be circulated to UN Member States on a non-objection basis.
To learn more about this High-level Meeting, please visit:
http://www.un.org/pga/70/events/high-level-meeting-on-antimicrobial-resistance/
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