United Nations approve Special Consultative Status for Savera NGO

Savera Society for Human Initiatives (SSHI) was recently granted special consultative status by the United Nations Economic and Social Council. This is a major achievement for an organization run entirely by Humanitarians.Saverians work hard in extremely adverse conditions with available resources.
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) adopted the recommendation of the ECOSOC Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations to grant SSHI the designation at its July 24, 2018 coordination and management meeting.
The ECOSOC grants Special Consultative Status (hereafter: “SCS”) to NGOs whose programs are of direct relevance to the Aims and Objects of the United Nations. The SCS allows NGOs to attend UN conferences, designate UN representatives to all UN missions in the world, and circulate statements at ECOSOC and other UN meetings.

The SCS allows the SSHI to further fulfill its role as an international platform for youth, women, disadvantaged, poor and marginalized sections of the society to make their voices heard by decision makers. SSHI is looking forward to the challenge of making best use of the SCS in order to give young, creative, energetic, intellectual and humanist peoples’ views a more prominent place.

There are 3 levels of Consultative Status, General, Special and Roster. With an estimated 10 million NGOs in the world, less than 0.0005%, or approximately 5000 NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), and SSHI is privileged to be among them.
Privileges of Special Consultative Status
SSHI will now be able to submit written statements on areas of expertise to the United Nations to be circulated by the Secretary-General.
Other privileges include:
• Place items on the provisional agenda of UN-ECOSOC;

• Provide expert analysis on issues directly from experience in the field;

• Serve as an early warning agent;

• Help monitor and implement international agreements;

• Help raise public awareness of relevant issues;

• Play a major role in advancing United Nations goals and objectives;

• Attend international conferences and events;

• Organize side events;

• Hold up to seven United Nations grounds passes;

• May sit as observers at public meetings of UN-ECOSOC and its subsidiary bodies;

• Submit written statements and make oral presentations to governments;

• Have opportunities to network and lobby.

Representatives from SSHI, will have grounds passes at the New York headquarters in order to participate in U.N. work as well as in Geneva for the Human Rights Council.
Read the full report from the 2011 resumed session of the ECOSOC Committee on NGOs
“SSHI is an Indian, not-for-profit and non governmental organization meeting a critical need in Indian society.

SSHI operates on the principle of humanitarianism, believing that people’s well-being is the most important goal for which to strive. Following from this are a special focus on lifelong learning opportunities to all, economic & social justice and poverty alleviation.

Since 2009, SSHI and the United Nations have had a longstanding, positive relationship our programs are of direct relevance to the goals of United Nations and working toward better communities and a better world without poverty.

Special consultative status granted to our organization by the United Nations is further recognition of our very important role in the world,” said

Er. Mukhtar Zahid
B. E. (Production)
President,
Savera Society for Human Initiatives
Off: 10 Revti Kunj, Railway Road, Hapur -245101 Uttar Pradesh, India

for more details:

21 May – 30 May 2018 & 11 June: 2018 Resumed Session

Report of the 2018 Resumed Session

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Savera Society for Human initiatives (SSHI) is a United Nations- Accredited NGO in Special Consultative Status with the UN-Economic and Social Council Since 2018. SSHI is an Indian non governmental organization operates on the principle of humanitarianism, believing that people’s well-being is the most important goal for which to strive. Following from this are a focus on lifelong learning opportunities to all, environmental awareness, critical health issues, youth employment, development of women and children, economic & social justice, biodiversity, energy & water conservation and poverty alleviation that makes clear our humanitarian mandate. SSHI is a well known organization, we provide a wide range of services right across India. We assisted thousands of vulnerable families and children since we began operating in 2009. Our work is connected to similar efforts undertaken by national and international associations of social workers. Specific Objectives: The major objectives of the organisation as enshrined in its MoA are to : • Establish literacy centers to eradicate illiteracy and poverty. • Establish, execute and administer an institution to provide children with a holistic growth by means of quality education, nutrition and health services. • Work for the welfare of women and children. • Execute program for rural development. • Provide humanitarian assistance to disabled people. • organize free medical health check-up camp. • Protect the environment by plantation and promoting reusable alternatives of plastic. • Establish School, College, library and Study hall. Awareness Programs: • promotion of literacy and literate environment. • Child Labor Abolition. • Poverty eradication. • AIDS /Leprosy Eradication. • Health and Sanitation. • Youth Motivation. • Social Justice. • Consumer Rights. • Biodiversity/Water/Energy Conservation. We aim to help poor & needy, to work in every aspect humans can be benefited. Opportunity: Organization owns a capable governing body having system of management, planning, evaluation and resource utilization which are of a high standard and which strengthen institutional capacity and Sustainability. Besides it has a legal structure, transparent and communicating information, financial management practice and working collaboratively with other NGOs. Commitment: "Care and Welfare" at the disadvantaged to change and development activities which are directed to concerns and issues which affect the disadvantaged or which are detrimental to the well -being of people or society as a whole. Our NGO engages in both direct and indirect forms of action. Motto: “Help Poor & Needy”

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