Accessing the UN

Learn how to access UN human rights mechanisms – when you need accreditation, when you don’t, and how to get around that requirement

Civil society engagement with the UN

ECOSOC accreditation

Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) consultative status – what it is, how you obtain it and what you can do without it

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Accessing the Human Rights Council

Learn when you need ECOSOC accreditation (and when you don’t) when engaging with the Human Rights Council

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Accessing the Special Procedures

Learn when you need ECOSOC accreditation (and when you don’t) when engaging with the Special Procedures

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Scenario! – Accessing the UN

Bring together what you've learnt, and apply it to a real life situation.

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Preparing for Geneva

What to do before you arrive

Practical tips and logistical information you can use to prepare for and to navigate the UN in Geneva

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Preparing for Geneva – Planning

Explore our advice on how to prepare for any advocacy trip to Geneva

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So… you are coming to the Human Rights Council

Practical information & tips to prepare for your trip to Geneva to engage with the Council

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So… you are coming to meet the Special Procedures

Practical information & tips to prepare for your trip to Geneva to engage with the Special Procedures

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Working from home

What you can do without travelling to Geneva

Discover how you can influence or engage with the UN human rights system even if you cannot travel to Geneva

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Quiz! – Working from home

Test your knowledge on how to engage with the UN without travelling to Geneva!

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