66th UN DPI Conference / 5.30.2016 – 6.1.2016

True Cost of American Food Conference
May 20, 2016

GYEONGJU, REPUBLIC OF KOREA

30 May – 1 June 2016

The 66th United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI)/ Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Conference will be held in the City of Gyeongju, Republic of Korea, from 30 May to 1 June 2016.

This is the first time the DPI conference will be held in Asia. The theme of the 66th UN DPI/NGO Conference is “Education for Global Citizenship: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Together.”

 

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The Conference will take place during the launch year of the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals, and aims at mobilizing civil society and academic organizations around the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, focusing on education and global citizenship as drivers for change and action.

Conference participants will finalize an education action agenda to mobilize civil society – local and international NGOs, networks, activists, academics, educators, policy makers, businesses and youth – reflecting the aspirations and ambitions of all global citizens.

For more information about the conference, visit http://outreach.un.org/ngorelations/conference-2016/about/

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