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Third United Nations High-level Meeting on NCDs

27 September 2018, 09:00 – 17:00 UTC, UN Headquarters, New York (USA)

In September, the United Nations General Assembly is staging the third High-level Meeting on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), which will undertake a comprehensive review of the global and national progress achieved in putting measures in place that protect people from dying too young from heart and lung diseases, cancers and diabetes.

The high-level meeting will consist of an opening segment, a plenary segment, two consecutive multi-stakeholder panels and a closing segment. More information on the planned programme can be found in UNGA Resolution A/RES/72/274 and on the UN General Assembly website

Registration for the high-level meeting is now open for representatives of non-governmental organizations with ECOSOC consultative status, as well as civil society organizations, academia, medical associations and the private sector with special accreditation.
Please note that registration is NOT a guarantee to attend the high-level meeting. Requests will be reviewed on a rolling basis and those confirmed to attend will be notified by email. 

Deadline for registration: 31 July 2018

More info available here

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