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PI/901 NGO/256 22 June 1995 THIRTY-EIGHT NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS APPROVED FOR ASSOCIATION WITH DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INFORMATION The Department of Public Information (DPI) Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations met on 15 June and approved the association with the Department of 38 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from 16 countries. The NGOs newly associated with DPI come from the following countries: 15 from the United States; three each from Argentina and the Russian Federation; two each from Italy, Japan, Spain, and Venezuela; and one each from Australia, Cameroon, Colombia, France, Germany, Kuwait, Slovakia, Sweden, and Switzerland. Those organizations are: the Arab Towns Organization (Kuwait); Asociacion de Promocion de la Educacion Popular (Venezuela); Camara de Comercio, Industria y Produccion de la Republica Argentina (Argentina); Child Welfare League of America, Inc. (United States); Children of the Earth (United States); Comite Francais des Organisations Non- Gouvernementales pour la Liaison et l'Information des Nations Unies (France); Delta Kappa Gamma Society International (United States); Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas (United States); Federation des Associations Feminines du Cameroun (Cameroon); Foundation Ecology and Life (Slovakia); Friends of UNESCO - Basque Country (Spain); Fundacion Casa de la Cultura, el Arte y la Ciencia (Colombia); Fundacion Habitat (Argentina); Global Alliance for Women's Health (United States); Globetree Foundation (Sweden); International Union of Economists (Russian Federation); International Association of Women Judges (United States); and the International Network of Engineers and Scientists for Global Responsibility (Germany). Also, Liga de Amas de Casa, Consumidores y Usuarios de la Republica Argentina (Argentina); MAP International (United States); Mega Cities Project, Inc. (United States); Movimondo (Italy); NAFSA: Association of International Educators (United States); National Cultures Centre (Russian Federation); National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council (Australia);
No to Alcoholism and Narcotics (Russian Federation); Osaka Junior Chamber, Inc. (Japan); Rainforest Alliance (United States); Sociedad de Estudios Internacionales (Spain); Solar Cookers International (United States); Universal Great Brotherhood (Venezuela); Well-Aging Association of Japan (Japan); Wellstart International (United States); Wittenberg Center for Alternative Resources (United States); Women's World Summit Foundation (Switzerland); Women's Action for New Directions (United States); and the World Council of Independent Christian Churches (United States). The above organizations have effective means of information dissemination to their constituents and, as part of their association with DPI, have agreed to help build public understanding of and support for United Nations programmes and goals. Since 1968, the number of NGOs associated with DPI has increased from 204 to 1,460. Organizations eligible for association with DPI are those which share the ideals of the United Nations Charter; operate solely on a not-for-profit basis; have a demonstrated interest in United Nations issues and proven ability to reach large or specialized audiences, such as educators, media representatives, policy makers and the business community; have the commitment and means to conduct effective information programmes about United Nations activities through publication of newsletters, bulletins, backgrounders and pamphlets, organization of conferences, seminars and round tables, and enlisting the cooperation of print and broadcast media.
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