EPS at the UN

EPS is a UN-accredited non-governmental organization (NGO) and has special consultative status to two UN bodies: the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the Department of Public Information (DPI). EPS has two UN representatives, Lucy Law Webster and Myles Ren.

EPS generally holds at least one panel session per year at the UN. Please visit this page or our events page for more information on upcoming UN events.

UN Links
ODA The UN Office for Disarmament Affairs promotes the goal of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation and the strengthening of the disarmament regimes in respect to other weapons of mass destruction, chemical and biological weapons. It also promotes disarmament efforts in the area of conventional weapons, especially land mines and small arms, which are the weapons of choice in contemporary conflicts.
DESA The Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat is a vital interface between global policies in the economic, social and environmental spheres and national action.
DPI Through associated NGOs the UN DPI seeks to reach people around the world and help them better understand the work and aims of the United Nations.
ECOSOC The Economic and Social Council is a conference of member states of the UN.
CONGO For over 50 years, The Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations has been actively promoting the involvement of NGOs in the working of the United Nations.
NGO Committee on Disarmament For more than 30 years, this committee has provided services and facilities to hundreds of citizen groups concerned with the peace and disarmament activities of the United Nations. Publishers of Disarmament Times, a quarterly newspaper.
UNIDIR UNIDIR, an inter-governmental institute within the United Nations, conducts research on disarmament and security with the aim of assisting the international community in their disarmament thinking, decisions and efforts.