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Page 58Expert Group Meeting on Governance, Public Administration and Information & Communication Technologies for Post 2015 Development
03 - 05 July, 2013
The objective of the Meeting is to widen the United Nations┐ thinking on governance as an enabler for Post-2015 development by exploring and identifying issues and challenges facing both governments and citizens in their quest towards sustainable development. The EGM will invite experts in a variety...
Launch of the World Economic and Social Survey 2013
02 July, 2013
The World Economic and Social Survey 2013 (WESS) will be launched in Geneva on 2 July. Shamshad Akhtar, ASG for Economic Development, and Willem Van Der Geest, Chief of Development Strategy and Policy Analysis Unit in DESA, will launch the report.
The WESS provides objective analysis of pre...
ECOSOC 2013 Substantive Session
01 - 26 July, 2013
The ECOSOC Substantive Session is taking place from 1 to 25 July. It is divided in 5 Segments, a High-level Segment, which opens the session during the first week, a Coordination Segment, an Operational Activities Segment, a Humanitarian affairs Segment and a General Segment. As part of the High-Lev...
Launch of the Millennium Development Goals Report 2013
01 July, 2013
The new Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report 2013 shows that the combined actions of national governments, the international community, civil society and the private sector are making the achievement of the MDGs a reality. "The MDGs have proven that focused global development objectives can ma...
The United Nations Public Service Forum, Day and Awards Ceremony
24 - 27 June, 2013
This year, the award puts a spotlight on five categories:
1. Preventing and combating corruption in the public service
2. Improving the delivery of public services,
3. Fostering participation in public policy decision-making through innovative mechanisms
4. Promoting whole-of-go...
Eighth Meeting of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA)
20 - 21 June, 2013
The United Nations Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA) is composed of representatives from national statistical offices and international agencies, and provides strategic vision and direction to environmental-economic accounting and related statistics.
International Conference "Global Implementation Programme for the SEEA"
19 - 21 June, 2013
The United Nations Statistical Commission at its 44thSession adopted the implementation strategy for the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) Central Framework and urged the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA) to agree on a medium-term programme of wor...
Google+ hangout to mark the one year anniversary of RIO+20
13 June, 2013
Last year, people from across the globe came together at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). They decided on a broad range of measures to achieve a more sustainable future. One year later, the momentum for action remains strong. Tune in for a live Google+ hangout on 13...
DCF High-level Symposium on "A renewed global partnership for development for a post-2015 era"
06 - 07 June, 2013
As discussions on a post-2015 development agenda accelerate, the DCF is supporting the process by advancing the dialogue on the future of development cooperation in the post-2015 setting, with active participation from the different stakeholders.
With this objective, the DCF is organizing t...
"Innovate Your Future: Empower Young Women through Technology" Google+ Hangout
06 June, 2013
This year, the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is putting a spotlight on ┐Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the MDGs┐, as part of its Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) taking place during the Counci...