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Page 2Advanced Training Workshop in SAS software applications
This five-day intensive course, organized by the UN Statistics Division in close collaboration with Statistics South Africa in the context of the UN/DESA Development Account project for SADC member states, aims at strengthening IT skills in the National statistical offices as well as providing all S...
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 December, 2018
The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons wi...
UN World Data Forum 2018
22 - 24 October, 2018
The UN World Data Forum 2018 will be hosted by Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, of United Arab Emirates from 22 to 24 October 2018, with support from the Statistics Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Com...
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17 October, 2018
The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty can be traced back to 17 October 1987. On that day, over a hundred thousand people gathered at the TrocadÚro in Paris, where the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed in 1948, to honour the victims of extreme poverty, ...
International Day of Older Persons
01 October, 2018
On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly (by resolution 45/106) designated 1 October the International Day of Older Persons.
This was preceded by initiatives such as the Vienna International Plan of Action on Ageing ľ which was adopted by the 1982 World Assembly on Ageing ľ ...
International Youth Day
12 August, 2018
In 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth (Lisbon, 8-12 August 1998) that 12 August be declared International Youth Day. The Assembly recommended that public information activities be organized ...
International Day of the Worldĺs Indigenous Peoples
09 August, 2018
By resolution 49/214 of 23 December 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided that the International Day of the Worldĺs Indigenous People shall be observed on 9 August every year. The date marks the day of the first meeting, in 1982, of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations.
Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management, Eighth session
01 - 03 August, 2018
The Eighth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) will be held from 1 - 3 August 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. UN-GGIM seeks to promote international cooperation in the field of global geospatial information man...
ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting
25 - 26 July, 2018
The programme of each Coordination and Management Meeting-CMM is structured around actions that ECOSOC is expected to take on the reports of its subsidiary bodies and around the consideration of UN system coordination issues. CMM can also include interactive panel discussions on issues on the agend...
Ninth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
23 - 26 July, 2018