The delegates

Non-Governmental Representatives, Experts and Delegates are people who participate in international conferences independently of governments. They can be representatives of non-governmental organizations, research centres, universities, autonomous communities, foundations or professional associations.
An increasing number of problems can only be resolved by policies elaborated at the international level (climate change, health, conflicts, refugees, development, etc.). Thus, in order to tackle these problems, international organizations need non-governmental delegates.

This for several reasons:

Thus, their role is evermore important, as much for identifying solutions as for implementing them.

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