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Page 4Measuring the contribution of Islamic Finance to the economy - Workshop on Islamic Finance in the National Accounts
24 - 26 October, 2017
The workshop is organized by STAT/DESA jointly with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). Islamic finance does not operate in the same way as conventional finance as it follows the Shariĺah Islamic law, principles and rules, which do not permit receipt and payme...
Final Workshop on Environment Statistics for the East African Community Region
23 - 27 October, 2017
As part of the Development Account Project on Supporting Member States in developing and strengthening environment statistics and integrated environmental-economic accounting for improved monitoring of sustainable development, the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) will organize the Final Wor...
International Day for the Eradication Poverty
17 October, 2017
The theme of the 2017 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is: ôAnswering the Call of October 17 to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societiesö. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the declaration by the General Assembly, in its resolution 47/196 of 22 December 1992,...
Fifteenth Session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
17 - 20 October, 2017
121st session - Human Rights Committee
16 October - 10 November, 2017
At its forthcoming 121st session, the Human Rights Committee will examine the efforts of the following seven countries to implement the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights:
1. Fifth report of Cameroon (LOIPR)
2. Fifth report of Jordan
3. Fifth report of Mauritius <...
Joint Meeting of ECOSOC and the Second Committee on ôThe Future of Everything ľ Sustainable Development in the Age of Rapid Technological Changeö
11 October, 2017
The future will no longer be what we once thought. It is widely acknowledged that the pace and breadth of technological advances are intensifying, and by 2030 ľ the target date for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals ľ the world will have undergone further changes in the realm of daily human...
2017 International Conference on the Sustainable Development Goals Statistics (ICSDGS)
04 - 06 October, 2017
The Philippines, through the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in collaboration with the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), is organizing the 2017 International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals Statistics (ICSDGS) on 4-6 October 2017 in Manila, Philippines.
Second Committee of the General Assembly
02 October, 2017
The Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee), is chaired by His Excellency Mr. SVEN J▄RGENSON of Estonia. During this session, it will deal with issues relating to economic growth and development such as macroeconomic policy questions; financing for development; sustainable development; h...
6th SDMX Global Conference - ''SDMX for the Data Revolution''
02 - 05 October, 2017
The 6th SDMX Global Conference will be held from 2 to 5 October 2017 at the ECA Conference Centre (ECACC), Menelik II Ave., in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This yearĺs conference is hosted jointly by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), with the theme '...
Third Committee of the General Assembly
02 October, 2017
The Third Committee of the General Assembly at its seventy-second session, is chaired by H.E. Mr. Einar Gunnarsson (Iceland).
The General Assembly allocates to the Third Committee, agenda items relating to a range of social, humanitarian affairs and human rights issues that affect people al...