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Page 26Committee on NGOs, regular session
25 January - 03 February, 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...
70th Anniversary of ECOSOC
22 January, 2016
ôThe Council has set global norms and standards in international development cooperation as well as humanitarian action,ö ECOSOC President Mr. Oh Joon noted as the global community recently celebrated the 70th anniversary of the UN Charter. Time has now come to commemorate another milestone, 70 year...
International Expert Group Meeting on Indigenous Languages
19 - 21 January, 2016
Indigenous languages are key to ensure the continuation and transmission of culture, customs and history as part of the heritage and identity of indigenous peoples. ĹIt is usually estimated that there are between 6,000 and 7,000 oral languages in the world today. Most of these languages are spoken b...
3rd Meeting of the High Level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for post-2015 monitoring
14 - 15 January, 2016
The United Nations Statistics Division is conducting the third meeting of the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for post-2015 monitoring (HLG for post-2015 monitoring), to be held at the United Nations-New York, 14-15 January 2016.
The main objectives of t...
GA High-level Meeting on the overall review of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society
15 - 16 December, 2015
On 15-26 December, a more in-depth discussion on achieving the SDGs through ICTs will take place during a United Nations General Assembly high-level meeting in New York. This high-level meeting is convened to conduct an overall review of the implementation of the outcome of the World Summit on the I...
Expert Group Meeting on the Revision of the Handbook on the Management of Population and Housing Censuses
14 - 17 December, 2015
The main objective of the meeting is to review the draft of the revised Handbook on the Management of Population and Housing Censuses and to provide further guidance on its content and structure with a view to ensuring that it provides countries with a reference document on the management aspects of...
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 December, 2015
The opening of the International Day at UN Headquarters will include a message by the Secretary-General, statements from several Permanent Representatives of Member States to the United Nations and from civil society organizations, including organizations of persons with disabilities.
Workshop on the Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Revision 3, for Caribbean Countries
01 - 04 December, 2015
This is the first opportunity for Caribbean national statistical authorities to learn about the latest version of these major methodological guidelines and standards, issued last year.
In addition, the workshop will bring together civil registrars and statisticians, thus offering an opport...
UN Conference on Climate Change
30 November - 11 December, 2015
UN High-Level Water and Sanitation Days 2015
18 - 20 November, 2015
The new 2030 Agenda has water and sanitation at its core, with a dedicated Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water and sanitation and clear linkages to Goals relating to health, food security, climate change, resiliency to disasters and ecosystems, among many others.
The UN High-Level Wate...