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Page 25International Day of Older Persons
01 October, 2016
Almost 700 million people are now over the age of 60. By 2050, 2 billion people, over 20 per cent of the worldĺs population, will be 60 or older. The increase in the number of older people will be the greatest and the most rapid in the developing world, with Asia as the region with the largest numbe...
UN Women, second regular session
20 - 23 September, 2016
General Assembly, General debate of the Seventy-first session
20 - 26 September, 2016
Summit for Refugees and Migrants
19 September, 2016
The UN General Assembly will host a high-level summit to address large movements of refugees and migrants, with the aim of bringing countries together behind a more humane and coordinated approach.
This is the first time the General Assembly has called for a summit at the Heads of State and...
UNICEF, second regular session
14 - 16 September, 2016
General Assembly, Seventy-first session
13 September - 31 December, 2016
The General Assembly (GA) is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the UN.
Decisions on important questions, such as those on peace and security, admission of new members and budgetary matters, require a two-thirds majority. Decisions on other questions are by simp...
9th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
13 September, 2016
Global Preparatory Seminar for the UN World Data Forum
07 - 09 September, 2016
Following the decision of the 47th Session of the Statistical Commission, the High-level Group on Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda will organize a UN World Data Forum to engage with public and private measurements experts, statistical produc...
UNDP, second regular session
06 - 10 September, 2016
Regional Meeting on Disability Measurement and Statistics in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 2020 World Population and Housing Census Programme
05 - 06 September, 2016
The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), in collaboration with the Caribbean Community Secretariat (CARICOM), and the Barbados Statistical Services, is organizing a Regional Meeting on Disability Measurement and Statistics in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 2020 ...