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4th Meeting, Committee on Non Governmental Organizations - 2018 regular session (29 January - 7 February)
30 Jan 2018 -  New applications for consultative status and new requests for reclassification - Item 3 (b)
The Committee resumed consideration of this sub-item.
Statements were made by the representatives of China, Cuba, Nicaragua, Mauritania, the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the United States.
The Acting Chief of the Non-Governmental Organizations Branch, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), provided clarifications to the members of the Committee.
The representatives of Nicaragua, Cuba, the Sudan, the United States, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mauritania, the Russian Federation, Greece and Israel posed questions, to which the representatives of the following non-governmental organizations responded: Balance Promoción para el Desarrollo y Juventud; Hardwired, Inc.;
Stichting Choice for Youth and Sexuality; and Ocean Sanctuary Alliance, Inc. The Committee decided to recommend that special consultative status be granted to 19 non-governmental organizations.
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