NGO Millennium Forum

Baha'i International Community Representative, Techeste Ahderom, (seen in center with red tie) served as co-chair of the NGO Millennium Forum was immersed throughout 1999-2000 in a process that brought together more than one thousand representatives from NGOs and other civil society groups. The goal of the Forum was to give these organizations the opportunity to deliberate on a new vision for the UN and ways in which the peoples of the world can effectively participate in the decision-making process. The consultation focused on several topics that led to recommendations presented to the world leaders at the Millennium Summit in September.