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28 January, 2013
2013 Regular Session, Committee on NGOs
21 - 30 January, 2013
The 2013 regular session of the Committee on NGOs will take place from 21 to 30 January 2013. 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...
Launch of World Economic Situation and Prospects 2013
18 January, 2013
On 18 December, the first chapter of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP), the Global Economic Outlook, was pre-released in New York. According to the report, growth of the world economy has weakened considerably during 2012 and is expected to remain subdued in the coming two years. Thi...
International Workshop on Population Projections using Census Data
14 - 16 January, 2013
DESA's Statistics Division, in collaboration with China National Bureau of Statistics, is organizing the workshop with the aim to strengthen the technical capacity of National Statistical Offices of Asian countries to generate national population projections from census data.
Twelve Asian c...
Second meeting of the Open-Ended Intergovernmental Ad Hoc Expert Group on Forest Financing (AHEG2)
14 - 18 January, 2013
In October 2009, the Special Session of the ninth session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) adopted the Resolution on Means of Implementation for Sustainable Forest Management. This Resolution provided a specific mandate and designed a strategic road map to address forest finance within ...
Second workshop on forest financing in Africa and Least Developed Countries
08 - 10 January, 2013
Pre-launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2013
18 December, 2012
The chapter on global economic outlook of the WESP 2013 will be launched in New York on 18 December at 11 am at the Dag Hammarskj÷ld Library Auditorium. A joint product of DESA, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the five United Nations regional commissions, it provides an ov...
Vienna Policy Dialogue on Gender Equality
13 - 14 December, 2012
Given the centrality of women as critical drivers of development, the Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) Vienna Policy Dialogue will discuss how to firmly anchor gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls and the protection of their rights in the changing landscape of international deve...
First workshop on forest financing in Africa and Least Developed Countries
11 - 13 December, 2012
UN Regional Workshop on Statistics of International Trade in Services
11 - 14 December, 2012
In 2010, the United Nations Statistical Commission adopted the Manual on Statistics of International Trade in Services (MSITS 2010) and requested the international community to make extra efforts in providing capacity building activities to developing countries. In this context DESA┐s Statistics Div...