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ECOSOC Consultative Status
The following message has been received by CEMT from the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
"Yours being one of the most influential organizations in global civil society with a website constantly visited by a wide array of organizations, we would like to kindly request you to post the following announcement on your website or social media platform encouraging NGOs to apply for ECOSOC consultative status on or before 1 June 2017"
NGOs interested in applying for ECOSOC consultative status should submit their application and required documents on or before the deadline of 1 June 2017. The following link provides background information, the benefits of consultative status and instructions for how to apply: http://csonet.org/index.php?page=view&nr=337&type=230&menu=14
"Blue Ocean Innovation 4.0"
“Blue Ocean Innovation 4.0” is now open for entries for 2017.
“Blue Ocean Innovation 4.0” focuses on Industry 4.0 early-stage startups involved in big data, advance manufacturing, artificial vision, cloud computing, augmented reality, cybersecurity, cyberphysical systems and/or collaborative robotics, drones, autonomous system, marine energy, smart ship and energy management.