Pam Rajput read a statement from the NGO Coordinating Committee about the higlights of the PrepCom for Beijing+5. These included:
The diversity of NGO representatives which formed and worked to input into the official negotiations on the Beijing+5 Outcomes Document and Political Declaration.
The participation of of young women in the PrepCom.
The impressive level of cooperation and collaboration between and among NGOs, particularly in contributing and endorsing the NGO lobbying document initiated by the broad-based Coalition of NGOs in Support of the BPFA.
NGOs are now more better positioned to conduct local and national lobbying, despite the fact that the PrepCom has not completed its work.
The NGO Coordinating Committee is committed to sharing information prior to and during the Special Session in June.
The dates of the intercessionals of the PrepCom was also announced. These are:
- 20 April
- 8-9, 11 May
- 30-31 May
- 1 -2 June