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Page 69Pre-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...
COMMISSION ON NARCOTIC DRUGS -- Reconvened fifty-fifth session
06 - 07 December, 2012
COMMISSION ON CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE -- Reconvened twenty-first session
06 - 07 December, 2012
Capacity Development Workshop on "Citizen Engagement and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
05 - 06 December, 2012
Senior government officials and civil society representatives from the Arab region will discuss the intrinsic and instrumental benefits of engaging citizens in setting and delivering the national development agenda, beyond 2015. They will do so at a workshop organized by DESA┐s Division for Public A...
Expert Group Meeting "2014 UN E-Government Survey: E-Government as an Enabler of Collaborative Governance"
04 - 05 December, 2012
The Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) of DESA is organizing an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on the topic "United Nations E-Government Survey: E-Government as an Enabler of Collaborative Governance".
The purpose of the meeting is to provide a forum for discu...
Workshop for sub-Saharan African countries on Integrating a Gender Perspective into Statistics
04 - 07 December, 2012
DESA┐s Statistics Division, in collaboration with the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), is organizing a capacity building workshop for sub-Saharan African countries on Integrating a Gender Perspective into Statistics.
The purpose of the workshop is to present the newly developed Manual fo...
International 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 ...