VIVAT Collaborates with UN towards achieving its goals at two levels:

  • At the Grassroots level
  • At the International level

At the Grassroots Level:

We are involved in action and addressing systemic issues through lobbying and advocacy work :

  • Address National Government, either alone or with other NGOs, through:
    • Letter writing Campaigns
    • Signature Campaigns
    • Encounters with Government officials
    • Written Statements
    • Put pressure on National Governments
      • To implement the policies and programs agreed upon
      • To implement legislation passed at National and UN levels
    • Keep members informed of the forthcoming events at the UN

At the International Level

Executive Team in New York influences UN and the Government delegates:

  • To bring about sound policies and programs
  • To promote and establish gender equality
  • To promote people centered approach to development
  • To bring about peace and harmony
  • To promote sustainable development

Executive Team in New York influences UN and the Government delegates through:

  • Written and Oral Statements
  • Lobbying Country Missions and linking them with VIVAT members at the grassroots
  • Participation in Conferences, Summits, and Special Sessions of UN General Assembly
  • Participation in UN Commissions
  • NGO Networks, mainly NGO Committees at the UN

The Executive Team needs your support

  • for Advocacy and lobbying – please send in your input in terms of concrete suggestions
  • for Statements – please send points based on your local situation
  • for International signature and/or action campaigns – please support and collaborate
  • Reports and information of your grass roots activities