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NGOs have been active in the United Nations since its founding. They interact with the UN Secretariat, programmes, funds and agencies and they consult with the member states. In 1996, ECOSOC reviewed and expanded its arrangements for consultation with NGOs and recommended that the General Assembly examine the question of the “participation of NGOs in all areas of work of the UN”. The role and significance of NGOs in new era and the results of the ECOSOC recommendation are to be discussed in the present article.