GFDD and FUNGLODE are non-governmental organizations with consultative status with the following UN bodies; Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Department of Public Information (DPI), the Global Compact Office, the Office on Drugs and Crime, and the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS).
GFDD and FUNGLODE are dedicated to promoting and advancing issues at the forefront of the United Nations’ agenda. Its Fellows Program chooses areas of research that are fully aligned with ECOSOC topics of interest. Research outcomes and results are then presented during ECOSOC regular sessions at UN Headquarters in New York. GFDD/FUNGLODE regularly participate in UN agencies discussions and meetings and contribute to their reports and position papers.