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Page 92World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)
14 December, 2010
In its resolution 2010/2 of 19 July, the Economic and Social Council invited the Secretary-General ┐to convene open and inclusive consultations involving all Member States and all other stakeholders with a view to assisting the process towards enhanced cooperation in order to enable Governments on a...
Regional preparatory meeting for the West Asia region
09 December, 2010
In the Arab region, many girls and women remain excluded from learning opportunities and only nine of the twenty two Arab States have achieved gender parity in primary education. For groups most at risk of suffering from inequalities, disparities and multiple combined forms of exclusion, lack of acc...
CARICOM Regional Workshop on Population and Housing Census Data Editing
06 - 11 December, 2010
DESA Statistics Division is organizing a regional workshop on census data editing in collaboration with the CARICOM Secretariat to develop the capacities of the staff of National Statistical Offices of the CARICOM member countries with the techniques and procedures used in editing population and hou...
Expert Group Meeting on the United Nations e-Government Survey 2012: Towards a More Citizen-Centric Approach
06 - 07 December, 2010
The meeting, organized by DESA┐s Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM), will provide a forum for discussion to allow the experts to review and methodically examine the Survey┐s methodology. They will review the methodology in light of current trends in e-government pr...
Forest Day 4
05 December, 2010
With the International Year of Forests on the horizon, forest and climate change issues will be a large part of the discussions at the Climate Change Conference. To help foster collaboration and action on the challenges facing forests, the fourth ┐Forest Day┐ (Forest Day 4) is being held on the them...
2010 GAID Global Forum and Annual Meeting
05 - 06 December, 2010
the Global Alliance for ICT and Development (GAID) and bring together participants from the global ICT for Development community to engage in multi-stakeholder dialogues and debates around key and emerging issues in this field and foster partnerships and collaboration. This year┐s event will be orga...
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 December, 2010
The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December was established by the International Year for Disabled Persons (1981). The Day aims to promote a better understanding of disability issues with a focus on the rights of persons with disabilities and gains to b...
Workshop on Statistics of International Trade in Services
30 November - 03 December, 2010
DESA┐s Statistics Division in cooperation with the General Statistical Office of Vietnam is organizing this workshop within the framework of DESA┐s Development Account project for the strengthening of the statistical capacity of countries in South East Asia.
The objective of the workshop is...
18th Inter-agency and Expert Group Meeting on MDG
30 November - 02 December, 2010
As part of the regular consultation with both national and international experts to review and discuss issues related to the MDG monitoring, the meeting will focus on localizing the MDG indicators, country capacity building and creation of appropriate frameworks for monitoring national development. ...
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
29 November - 10 December, 2010
The United Nations Climate Change Conference opened in Canc˙n, Mexico on 29 November, bringing together 193 nations and calling for a balanced and concrete outcome to meet one of today┐s biggest challenges.
Addressing the media, Christiana Figueres, Executive Director of the UN Framework Convent...