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Page 4Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
11 December, 2017
The report is a joint product of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the five United Nations regional commissions (Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), Econo...
Building Community of Ocean Action on Marine pollution
06 December, 2017
At the high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14) - The Ocean Conference - held in June 2017 at UN headquarters in New York, close to 1,400 voluntary commitments for concrete action to advance implementation of SDG 14 were made by g...
High-level Study Visit to China on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs
04 - 07 December, 2017
To strengthen the capacity of key constituents in developing countries to benefit from science, technology and innovation for the SDGs and enhance the contribution of stakeholders to the Technology Facilitation Mechanism, UN DESA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Science and Technology of China...
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
01 December, 2017
Theme for IDPD 2017: Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all
The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding...
World Toilet Day
19 November, 2017
UN DESA works towards achieving availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all in many ways, including by providing support to the High Level Panel on Water in its pursuit of SDG 6 . DESA also supports the UN Secretary-General in carrying out the mandates of General Assembly...
High-level Conference on Financing for Development and the Means of Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
18 - 19 November, 2017
The high-level Conference will serve as the first joint preparatory event for the 2018 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up (FfD Forum) and the 2018 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF).
It will aim to achieve the following objectives:
Sixth meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs)
11 - 14 November, 2017
The sixth meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs), will be held from 11 to 14 November 2017 in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. The meeting will be hosted by The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (DERASAT).
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change COP 23
06 - 17 November, 2017
With 197 Parties, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has near universal membership and is the parent treaty of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. The Kyoto Protocol has been ratified by 192 of the UNFCCC Parties. The ultimate objective of both treaties is to stabilize greenhous...
Seminar on the UN Methodological Guidelines on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective (EDGE meeting)
01 - 02 November, 2017
This seminar will present the UN Methodological Guidelines on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective, developed under the Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) project. The guidelines provide national statistical agencies and policy makers with guidance on c...
High-Level Symposium ôGlobal Energy Interconnection: Advancing the Sustainable Development Goalsö
01 November, 2017
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has set out 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets, which jointly constitute a comprehensive plan of action to eradicate poverty and ensure sustainable development worldwide. SDG7 is a first-ever universal goal on energy, with five targets...