The Brazzaville Foundation becomes a full member of CoNGO

The Foundation joins the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO) in order to participate in the debates and decision-making of the United Nations.

 

CoNGO is an independent, international, non-profit organisation of approximately 400 non-governmental organisations. Its origins date back to the role played by NGOs in the founding of the United Nations and to the concept of "We the peoples", with which the UN Charter begins. It is currently chaired by the Reverend Liberato Bautista, who is also Deputy Secretary General of GBCS (General Board of Church and Society).

Shortly after its creation, the United Nations encouraged non-governmental organisations to apply for "consultative status" through a "Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations" established by the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), a status that the Brazzaville Foundation has enjoyed since August 2018.

Richard Amalvy, Director General of the Foundation, was Vice President of CoNGO in 2008-2010, in his capacity as representative of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, of which he was then Director of External Relations.

For more information, visit the CoNGO website.

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27-12-2020

The Brazzaville Foundation becomes a full member of CoNGO

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The Foundation joins the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO) in order to participate in the debates and decision-making of the United Nations.

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The Foundation launches its five-year report

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Dr. Aminata Touré joins the Advisory Board

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Dr. Aminata Touré joins the Advisory Board of the Brazzaville Foundation. Former Prime Minister of Senegal from 2013 to 2014, she was recently President of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council of Senegal.

22-11-2020

Three new Trustees strengthen the Foundation’s governance

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The future evolution of our website

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