This page describes how interventions are to take place during the sixth session of the OEIGWG. See
more detailed guidance note on participation.
States, specialized agencies and other international organizations, national human rights institutions, and non-governmental organizations with ECOSOC consultative status are allowed to intervene, in that order.
All members of the public will be able to watch the session through the webcast available on
UN Web TV and listen to
the live audio stream.
All stakeholders who plan on making an oral intervention, including those attending the meeting in person, should let the Secretariat know
as soon as possible. The list of speakers will close
24 hours before the meeting in which the respective discussion is scheduled to start.*
To make a request to intervene, all those entitled to speak should send an email to email@example.com, copying firstname.lastname@example.org, with the following information:
**After the list of speakers has been closed for a session, participants may still signal their desire to intervene by sending an email with the above information to
email@example.com, including in the email’s subject: “Urgent request for the floor.” States may raise their placard at any time to request the floor.
Interventions may be made in one of three ways:
Although the list of speakers will be generated based on the time of inscription, for technical and timing reasons, interventions will be ordered according to how the intervention will take place. For each category of stakeholder, the order of interventions will be: in-person, WebEx, video statements.
Interventions during the sixth session will be subject to strict time limits:
Abusive or disrespectful language or derogatory and inflammatory remarks by any participant will not be tolerated during the session. All participants should ensure that a sense of respect and tolerance permeates the discussion.
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