Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that meet the criteria for accreditation set out in paragraph 91 of the Operational Directives may request to be accredited by the General Assembly to provide advisory services to the Committee.
Interested NGOs should provide the information requested in paragraph 97 of these Operational Directives and use the standard format (ICH-09) to submit such requests. Requests must be submitted in English or French, the working languages of the Committee.
Requests for accreditation can be submitted at any time. At its tenth session to be held from 30 November to 4 December 2015 in Namibia, the Committee will examine any requests that have been received in complete form by 31 May 2015. Requests for accreditation recommended by the Committee in 2015 will be submitted for accreditation to the General Assembly in 2016.