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Page 68International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 December, 2012
The United Nations has a long history of advocating for the full and effective participation of persons with disabilities in society and development. Persons with disabilities ┐ more than one billion persons ┐ who make up more than 15% of the world┐s population ┐ have so much to contribute when and ...
Facebook livechat on development agenda beyond 2015
27 November, 2012
Watch out for a livechat on DESA's Facebook page on the post-2015 development agenda on 27 November from 9:00 to 11:00 am. This event offers a unique opportunity for the online community to share opinions, questions and concerns about the post-2015 process. Join the discussion and contribute to ...
Closing events for the International Year of Cooperatives
19 - 20 November, 2012
Intended to raise public awareness of how cooperatives contribute to poverty reduction, employment generation and social integration, the International Year of Cooperatives was launched on 31 October 2011. The year also sought to promote growth and the creation of cooperatives worldwide and to encou...
49th session - Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
12 - 30 November, 2012
Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
06 - 09 November, 2012
Governments, business and civil society will examine IG4D at the seventh annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), to be held on 6-9 November in Baku, Azerbaijan
Over 1,500 delegates from over 100 countries, representing Governments, the private sector, civil society, the Inter...
Expert Group Meeting on the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics
05 - 07 November, 2012
The United Nations Statistical Commission, at its 41st session, endorsed a work programme and the establishment of an Expert Group for the revision of the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES). After two years of intensive work the revised Framework, including a Core Set of ...
22nd Inter-agency and Expert Group Meeting on MDG Indicators
31 October, 2012
The meeting is part of the yearly consultation with national experts and international agencies to review and discuss issues related to the global MDG monitoring. This IAEG meeting will focus on: lessons learned from MDG monitoring in the last decade, options to exchange data/metadata to update the ...
49th session - Committee against Torture
29 October - 23 November, 2012
Nineteenth United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Asia and the Pacific
29 October - 01 November, 2012
DESA's Statistics Division is organizing the event titled "UN-GGIM Vision for Asia and the Pacific Region". The main subject themes to be discussed are the geodetic reference framework for sustainable development; data sharing and integration for disaster management; and place-based information ...
Regional Workshop on Population Projections for English Speaking African Countries
29 October - 02 November, 2012
The purpose of the workshop, held within the framework of the 2010 World Programme on Population and Housing Censuses, is to provide training to statisticians from national statistical authorities in Africa in producing projections of population based on census results.
The 2010 World Programme ...