Building on the successful experiences of Beyond 2008 and the UNGASS 2016, a similar structure has been approved for the Ministerial Segment of 2019
to serve as the official liaison between the United Nations and civil society
in the preparatory process of and at UNGASS 2016.
The CSTF’s overall goal is to secure a comprehensive and meaningful participation of civil society actors in the Ministerial Segment preparations.
7 Members of the Steering Committee
2 Co-Chair (VNGOC and NYNGOC)
2 Vice Chairs (VNGOC and NYNGOC)
18 Members coming from the following geographical regions (2 members for each region) in alphabetical order:
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Latin America and the Caribbean
Middle East and North Africa
South-East Asia and East Asia and the Pacific
People who use drugs
Palliative Care / Essential Medicines