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Page 298th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
09 - 11 June, 2015
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was adopted by the General Assembly by its resolution 61/106 of 13 December 2006. It came into force on 3 May 2008 upon the 20th ratification. Article 40 of the Convention stipulates that ôThe States Parties shall meet regularly in a Conferen...
ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting
08 - 10 June, 2015
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will hold its sixth Coordination and Management Meeting on 8-10 June at UN Headquarters in New York.
During the meeting, the Council will review the reports of some of its subsidiary bodies and UN System Entities (Programme), and it will hold an even...
High-Level Event of the President of the GA marking the 20th Anniversary of the World Programme of Action for Youth to highlight Youth Priorities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
29 May, 2015
The world will look back on the 20 years since the implementation of the World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY) during a high level event on 29 May, organized by the President of the General Assembly in coordination with the Office of the United Nations Secretary-Generalĺs Envoy on Youth and UN ...
ECOSOC Forum on Partnership
28 May, 2015
On 28 May, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will bring together a wide range of stakeholders for its 2015 Annual Partnerships Forum ôThe role of Partnerships in achieving the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Making it Happen.ö
This yearĺs discussions and program will focus on how part...
2015 Resumed Session, Committee on NGOs
26 May - 03 June, 2015
The 2015 Resumed Session of the Committee on NGOs will take place from 26 May to 3 June 2015. The session is expected to consider new applications for status by NGOs as well as applications deferred from earlier sessions. It will also review quadrennial reports of NGOs in general or special consulta...
Expert group meeting in preparation for the 54th session of the Commission for Social Development
19 - 20 May, 2015
The strengthening of social development in the contemporary world will be at the center of an expert group meeting organized at UN headquarters in New York on 19-20 May by UN DESAĺs Division on Social Policy and Development Division (DSPD) in preparation for the 54th session of the Commission for So...
Expert Group on International Statistical Classifications
19 - 22 May, 2015
The Expert Group on International Statistical Classifications will hold its biennial meeting in New York on 19-22 May 2015. It will discuss a wide range of topics, targeting specific classifications and broader issues including: the new concept of the Family of International Classifications, metadat...
International Workshop on Short-term Statistics
18 - 20 May, 2015
UN DESAĺs Statistics Division is organizing an International Workshop on Short-term Statistics in Beijing, China, from 18-20 May, in collaboration with the National Bureau of Statistics of China.
This workshop is part of a series of events organized under the project on strengthening stati...
International Day of Families
15 May, 2015
The 2015 observance of the International Day of Families on 15 May, aims to raise awareness and mobilize support for action to ensure gender equality and rights of children within families and prevent family violence through fair family law frameworks and a variety of programme interventions.
Regional training workshop within the UN Development Account project ôSupporting Developing Countries Measure Progress Towards Achieving a Green Economyö
05 - 08 May, 2015
UN DESAĺs Statistics Division is organizing a regional training workshop within the UN Development Account project ôSupporting Developing Countries Measure Progress Towards Achieving a Green Economyö in cooperation with the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), on 5-8 May ...