CARMELITE NGO STRUCTURE
COORDINATING TEAM |
THE UN DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INFORMATION
SPECIAL STATUS IN
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMISSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Jane Remson, O. Carm.
MChief Administrative Officer
Joseph Chalmers, O. Carm.
Representative for the Carmelite General Council
Conrad Mutizamhempo, O. Carm.
Representative for the Carmelite Order
Beth Fitzpatrick, O. Carm.
Coordinator of the Spirituality Reflection Team
William J. Harry, O. Carm.Director of Communications
Hariawan Adji, O. Carm.
Eduardo Scarel, O. Carm.
Andrea Ventimiglia, T.O.C.
North America Climate Change Project
Blaise Fernando, O. Carm.
Spirituality Reflection Team
Beth Fitzpatrick, O. Carm. (USA)
Camille Anne Campbell, O.
Craig Morrison, O. Carm. (Canada)
Kosasih, O. Carm. (Indonesia)
Christopher O'Donnell, O. Carm.
Barbara Breaud, O. Carm. (USA)
Joseph Chalmers, O. Carm. (Britain)
Eduardo Scarel, O. Carm.
Special Status of the Economic
and Social Commission
The Carmelite NGO
special status of the Economic and Social Commission (ECOSOC) of the United
Nations in 2009. The consultative relationship with ECOSOC is governed by the
ECOSOC resolution 1996/31, which outlines, among other things, the
role and functions of the ECOSOC Committee on NGOs and the responsibilities of
the UN Secretariat in supporting the consultative relationship.
Affiliation to the United Nations Department of Public Information
The Carmelite NGO was affiliated in December 2001 to the United Nations. It was Department of
Public Information. NGOs affiliated to the Department of Public
Information are responsible for:
- The NGO must support and respect the
principles of the Charter of the UN and have a clear mission statement
that is consistent with those principles;
- The NGO must be recognized nationally or
- The NGO should operate solely on a
non-for-profit basis and have tax-exempt status;
- The NGO must have the commitment and the
means to conduct effective information programs, with its constituents
and to a broader audience (about UN activities);
- The NGO should have an established
record of continuity of work for a minimum of three years and should
show promise of sustained activity in the future;
- The NGO should have a satisfactory
record of collaboration with UN Information Centers/Services or other
parts of the UN System prior to association;
- The NGO should provide an audited annual
financial statement, conducted by a qualified, independent accountant;
- The NGO should have statutes/by-laws
providing for a transparent process of making decisions, elections of
officers and members of the Board of Directors.
UN NGO website)