NGOs in consultative status can:
· Attend international conferences and events;
· Make written and oral statements at these events;
· Organize side events;
· Enter United Nations premises; and
· Have opportunities to network and lobby.
The World Eco-Design Conference was successfully granted Special Consultative Status by the ECOSOC in 2021 because of the increasing number of cooperation achievements. “The Special Consultative Status” is a significant symbol of worldwide recognition for an NGO, it signifies that the World Eco-Design Conference is eligible to provide industrial report and data to the United Nations, and effectively engage in ecological issues of the globe, and facilitate exchange and mutual learning in the field of eco-design.
The World Eco-Design Conference will comply with the UN Charter, and purposes and principles of the UN, take initiatives to engage in relevant activities of NGOs of the UN, and carry out work briefing to the Committee on NGOs of the ECOSOC every 4 years, illustrate the supporting conditions of the organization to the works of the UN, and actively explore cooperative partnerships with the UN organizations.