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Page 8Launch the International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028
22 March, 2018
The President of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčßk identified sustainable development as a priority. Therefore, on World Water Day, 22 March 2018, he will launch the International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028 aimi...
World Down Syndrome Day
21 March, 2018
Down syndrome is a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement that has always been a part of the human condition, exists in all regions across the globe and commonly results in variable effects on learning styles, physical characteristics or health.
Adequate access to health care, to early...
International Day of Forests
21 March, 2018
This global celebration of forests provides a platform to raise awareness of the importance of all types of woodlands and trees, and celebrate the ways in which they sustain and protect us. This year we highlight the importance of wood energy in improving people''s lives, powering sustainable develo...
Workshop on the Operation of Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems and the Production of Vital Statistics Reports for the Eastern Mediterranean Region Countries (Group1)
19 - 23 March, 2018
United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in cooperation with the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO-EMRO) is organizing a Workshop on the Operation of Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems and the Production of Vital Statistics...
Committee for Development Policy, Twentieth session
12 - 16 March, 2018
The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) is a subsidiary advisory body of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
The 24 members are nominated in their personal capacity by the Secretary-General, and are appointed by ECOSOC for a period of three years. Membership is geare...
Expert Meeting on the Contribution of the GFFFN to the Implementation of the UN Strategic Plan for Forests
06 - 08 March, 2018
The Global Forest Financing Facilitation Network works in close cooperation with Member States and Collaborative Partnership on Forests members, to mobilize, catalyze and facilitating access to financial resources for implementation of sustainable forest management. The expert meeting is being conve...
49th Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission
06 - 09 March, 2018
The Statistical Commission consists of 24 member countries of the United Nations, elected by the United Nations Economic and Social Council on the basis of an equitable geographical distribution. The term of office of members is four years.
Informal technical briefing series on the 2018 report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development
05 - 09 March, 2018
The Financing for Development Office of UN-DESA is organising a series of informal technical briefings for Member States on the forthcoming advance unedited version of the report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development.
The briefings will give Member States the opportuni...
ECOSOC Substantive session, operational activities for development segment
27 February - 01 March, 2018
The General Assembly, in resolution 68/1, decided that the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) through its Operational Activities for Development Segment will:
Ľprovide overall coordination and guidance for operational development funds and programmes on a system-wide basis. Such guidance ...
Global SDG 7 Conference
21 - 23 February, 2018
The aim of the Global SDG7 Conference is to prepare substantive input on review of SDG7 during the High-Level Political Forum in 2018. It intends to facilitate exchange of lessons, insights and experiences to-date among member states and all stakeholders and consider challenges and opportunities for...