As governed by GNEC by-laws, each voting Member of the GNEC Board shall participate in at least one of the eight subcommittees, which are:
By-Laws and Policies and Procedures
The committee is responsible for reviewing GNEC’s two, official NYS and IRS governing documents, presenting any proposed revisions to the GNEC board, and any recording revisions voted upon and made.
The committee is responsible for developing communications strategies for GNEC events and creating materials to inform and promote the work of GNEC and its affiliated NGOs through various communications channels. Also responsible for social media and the NGO Reporter.
Conferences and Briefings
The committee is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of an annual conference as well as other GNEC-initiated briefings and related events, which may be developed by GNEC or may be as collaborative efforts, with UN DGC or other NGOs.
The committee is responsible for fundraising and other development, including preparing presentations, prospecting, contacting potential funders and securing support for GNEC projects and its constituent community.
The committee is responsible for handling financial matters for GNEC, for receiving and disbursing funds, and for managing the budget.
Nominations and Elections
The committee is responsible for all aspects of conducting the GNEC elections, including determining the most appropriate method to recruit candidates and to administer the election process.
Outreach and Partnerships
The committee is responsible for reaching out to all UN-DGC-associated NGOs and engaging those with the GNEC & DGC to create and provide opportunities for increased visibility and/or collaboration opportunities, so they may meet with each other, and form stronger partnerships with GNEC and other NGOs.
The committee is responsible for reviewing short and long range strategic plans for GNEC and, as revisions are made, presenting the revised plan to the GNEC Board for approval.
The Global NGO Executive Committee (GNEC) was founded in 1962 to promote a closer working relationship between the United Nations and the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) associated with it. GNEC acts as a liaison between the NGO community and the UN's Department of Global Communications (DGC). GNEC provides strategic guidance to help NGOs become more effective partners of the UN.
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