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Page 12International Day of Cooperatives
04 July, 2016
The United Nations recognizes and reaffirms the role of cooperatives in economic, social and cultural development and in the achievement of social policy objectives as shown in various resolutions specific to cooperatives and the bi-ennial publication of the Secretary-Generalĺs report on the role of...
64th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), and pre-sessional working group for the 66th session
04 - 29 July, 2016
64th session (4 ľ 22 July 2016) and
Pre-sessional Working Group for the 66th session (25 ľ 29 July 2016)
Geneva, Palais des Nations, Room XVIII, E Building
The Committee will examine the reports of the following countries during its 64th session:
Seminar on Ensuring Access to Affordable, Reliable, Sustainable and Modern Energy for All
30 June - 01 July, 2016
Of the sustainable development challenges facing the world today, none is more cross-cutting and deeply embedded in our daily lives and livelihoods than energy. Energy is the life blood of our civilization. The well-being of our people and economy and the health of our environment depend on safe, cl...
UN Women Executive Board, annual session
27 June - 01 July, 2016
ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment
27 - 29 June, 2016
The ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) provides a unique opportunity for Member States, United Nations entities, humanitarian and development partners, the private sector and affected communities to discuss emerging and pressing humanitarian issues. Since 1998, the HAS has also been an essen...
United Nations Public Service Day
23 June, 2016
The UN General Assembly, in its Resolution 57/277, designated 23 June as Public Service Day (A/RES/57/277). The UN Public Service Day intends to celebrate the value and virtue of public service to the community; highlight the contribution of public service in the development process; recognize the w...
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
15 June, 2016
The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) happens each year on June 15th. It was officially recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution 66/127,December 2011, following a request by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA), who first established th...
UNICEF Executive Board, annual session
14 - 17 June, 2016
International Albinism Awareness Day
13 June, 2016
People with albinism face multiple forms of discrimination worldwide. Albinism is still profoundly misunderstood, socially and medically. The physical appearance of persons with albinism is often the object of erroneous beliefs and myths influenced by superstition, which foster their marginalization...
Committee on NGOs, resumed session
10 June, 2016
The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations is a standing committee of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), established by the Council in 1946. It reports directly to ECOSOC, and the two reports of its annual regular session (usually at the end of January) and resumed session (in May) inclu...