United Nations

Baptist Representation at the United Nations

United Nations

The BWA holds special consultative status with the United Nations through the UN Economic and Social Council and the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations (CoNGO), which gives the organization opportunity to have a voice in different areas within the United Nations network.

The BWA also holds representation on the UN Human Rights Council and plays an active role on the Committee on Religious NGOs at the United Nations. Representation is provided by six BWA volunteers serving in both Europe and in New York, USA.

CoNGO Committees on which the BWA is represented:

  • Committee on Freedom of Religion & Belief
  • Committee on Sustainable Development
  • Committee on Human Rights