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Page 25World Autism Awareness Day
02 April, 2016
Autism and other forms of disability are part of the human experience that contributes to human diversity. As such, the United Nations has emphasized the need to mainstream disability in the Organizationĺs development agenda. Mainstreaming disability requires an integral approach in the design, impl...
ECOSOC Forum on Partnership ôFrom commitments to results: Leveraging partnerships for the 2030 Agendaö
31 March, 2016
The Partnership Forum will bring together a wide range of stakeholders: from government, the UN system, business, foundations, civil society, and academia.
Since 2008, the ECOSOC Partnership Forum provides a platform for discussion on multi-stakeholder partnerships. As we enter a new era ...
Third Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals
30 March - 01 April, 2016
The Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals (IAEG-SDGs) will hold its third meeting from 30 March to 1 April in Mexico City, Mexico. Some of the topics that will be discussed at this meeting include a review of the outcome of the 47th session of the Statistical Commission on t...
ECOSOC Special Meeting on Inequality
30 March, 2016
Inequality is a social, economic and political challenge and has profound impact on sustainable development. It features prominently in the recently adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, resulting in the creation of a stand-alone goal (SDG-10: Reduce Inequality within and among Countries)...
Workshop on ôStrengthening basic statistics to support the Sustainable Development Goals"
29 March - 01 April, 2016
The workshop, entitled ôStrengthening basic statistics to support the Sustainable Development Goalsö will take place on 29 March-1 April 2016 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and is co-organized by the national statistical office of Mongolia.
The workshop will summarize and evaluate the activitie...
International Day of Forests
21 March, 2016
The International Day of Forests is held annually on 21 March to raise awareness of the importance of forests to people. Forests shelter, nurture and inspire. 1.6 billion people depend on forests for their livelihoods, medicine, fuel and food. Forests cover 31% of global land area.
Committee for Development Policy
14 - 18 March, 2016
The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) is a subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council. CDP provides inputs and independent advice to the Council on emerging cross-sectoral development issues and on international cooperation for development, focusing on medium- and long-te...
Commission on the Status of Women
14 - 24 March, 2016
47th session of the Statistical Commission
08 - 11 March, 2016
The United Nations Statistical Commission, established in 1947, is the highest body of the global statistical system. It brings together the Chief Statisticians from member states from around the world. It is the highest decision making body for international statistical activities especially the se...
10th Session, Committee on Enforced Disappearances
07 - 18 March, 2016
At its forthcoming 10th session in March 2016, the Committee on Enforced Disappearances will examine the efforts of the following countries to implement the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance:
- Burkina Faso