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Page 79Third Committee of the General Assembly
03 October - 31 December, 2011
The Social, Humanitarian Cultural Affairs Commitee (Third Committee) of the sixty-sixth session of the General Assembly, is chaired by H.E. Mr. Hussein Hannif of Malaysia.
The General Assembly allocates to its Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, commonly referred to as the ...
Sixth Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
27 - 30 September, 2011
Over 1,500 people ┐ representing governments, civil society, intergovernmental organizations, academic and technical communities and the private sector ┐ are expected to participate in the forum to be held at the UN Office in Nairobi (UNON) under the main theme: ┐Internet as a catalyst for change: a...
International Workshop on Energy Statistics
27 - 30 September, 2011
UN DESA┐s Statistics Division (UNSD), in cooperation with the State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan, is organizing this workshop as part of the implementation process of the International Recommendations for Energy Statistics (IRES) which have been recently adopted by the United ...
International Forum on Monitoring National Development: Issues and Challenges
27 - 29 September, 2011
The Forum is being jointly organised by the National Bureau of Statistics of China (NBS), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and the World Bank (WB). The Forum will discuss priority issues in official statistics in monitoring national development and an action plan for the global statisti...
Seminar on International Trade Statistics: Implementation of IMTS 2010 and follow-up to the Global Forum
26 - 30 September, 2011
At its forty-first session (23 - 26 February 2010) the United Nations Statistical Commission adopted International Merchandise Trade Statistics: Concepts and Definitions 2010 (IMTS 2010) and endorsed the implementation programme as contained in the United Nations Secretary General┐s report, includin...
Seventh ┐Environment for Europe┐ Ministerial Conference
21 - 23 September, 2011
The Seventh ┐Environment for Europe┐ Ministerial Conference is scheduled to take place in Astana (Kazakhstan) from 21 to 23 September 2011. The Conference is being prepared in accordance with the provisions of Reform Plan of the ┐Environment for Europe┐ process (En/En, Fr/Fr, Ru/Ru). The UNECE Commi...
2011 Future Policy Awards Ceremony Celebrating National Forest Policies
21 September, 2011
The importance of sustainable development cannot be overstated; it helps people to combat poverty, maintaining their livelihoods and cultures, and it is vital to slowing climate change. The UN┐s commitment to environmental sustainability and people-centered forests has recently been expressed throug...
United Nations Regional Seminar on Census Data Archiving
20 - 23 September, 2011
UN DESA┐s Statistics Division (UNSD), in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, is organizing a Regional Seminar on Census Data Archiving. The purpose is to provide a forum for sharing of national practices and experiences in archiving census data.
The event w...
United Nations General Assembly high-level meeting on desertification
20 September, 2011
United Nations General Assembly high-level meeting on the theme, ┐Addressing desertification, land degradation and drought in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication.┐ The meeting will take place the day before the start of the general debate of the sixty-sixth session of the ...
Workshop on National Adaption of CensusInfo
19 - 23 September, 2011
The workshop is intended to develop the capacity of the Department of Census and Statistics of Sri Lanka to adapt CensusInfo to its full potential as a platform for disseminating census data. The participants will learn various processes involved in the adaptation of CensusInfo, including the prepar...