You can participate in the UN2020 Initiative by joining one of our working groups. Read about what each of the working groups is responsible for and then sign up.

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Fundraising/Finance Working Group

  • Develop funding proposals, budgets and concept notes for UN2020 events and other activities; tailor according to donor requirements. 
  • Develop and maintain a list of existing & potential donors and sponsors.
  • Schedule and organize meetings with potential funders and follow-up.
  • Maintain fundraising tracking matrix to include potential funders, proof of concept requirements, meeting dates, email follow-up dates, next steps.
  • Organize fundraising activities.  

Events, Dialogues & Program Development Working Group

  • In cooperation with UN75 secretariat, encourage CSOs to convene UN75 formal focus groups, informal conversations, online discussions and social media chats with diverse constituencies at national & grassroots level, focusing on youth and marginalized communities.
  • Harvest recommendations and ideas from UN75 dialogue outcomes to generate messaging for UN2020 advocacy & communications working groups. 
  • Track UN75 related studies, research and meeting outcomes that feature UN reform innovations for UN2020 advocacy strategy. 
  • Develop program for UN75 NGO forum or a series of forums depending on funding. 
  • Support UN75 NGO Town Hall Meetings hosted by the PGA, UNDGC, UNDESA.
  • Organize and/or cosponsor side events at key UN calendar events such as CSW64, Beijing+25 forums, 2020 NPT Review Conference, HLPF 2020, UNGA 2020, UN Day.
  • Support co-sponsored events organized by UN2020 partners.
  • Maintain calendar of key events for 2020.

Advocacy Working Group

  • Organize civil society advocacy at UNGA, missions & national capitals during the negotiations of the UN75 political declaration in the lead up to the UN75 Summit. 
  • Coordinate UN75 advocacy with MGoS advocacy of the HLPF Review negotiation. 
  • Develop and coordinate messaging for proposed UN75 civil society declaration.
  • Develop advocacy strategy targeting UN75 political declaration once it is adopted in September 2020. 

Media and Communications Working Group

  • Content Creation
  • Branding and Design
  • Social Media and Website Strategy 
  • Advocacy and Promotion 

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