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Slum Upgrading and Prevention Initiative for Poverty Reduction in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Countries
21 September, 2010
A panel discussion that envisages expected outcomes for the EC, ACP Group of States and UN-HABITAT that include, (1) reporting on ACP countries┐ concerns and potential urban solutions contributing towards the achievement of the MDGs; (2) presentation of the Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme (P...

Forest Landscapes and Global Change ┐ IUFRO Landscape Ecology Conference
21 - 27 September, 2010

World's Women at the Centre of Achieving the MDGs
20 September, 2010
The presentations and discussion will draw upon five recommendations presented at the MDG3 conference on 25 March 2010 in Copenhagen on how to accelerate the achievement of the MDGs. These are summarized as:
- Economic empowerment of women as a rights' issue and as smart economics
- Exp...

MDGs, aim and driving force of growth and development
20 September, 2010
Presentations by Moroccan and international personalities on the topic of the side event

The African Network of Parliamentarians on MDGs
20 September, 2010
Enhancing African parliamentary engagement in MDGs for accelerating progress in 2010-1015.

Launching of two reports: -2010 Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa (UNECA/OECD); and -Africa┐s Cooperation with New and Emerging Development Partners (UN-OSAA)
20 September, 2010
┐ Recommendations of best methods for implementing a complementary relationship between African countries, RECs and emerging economies that also address Africa┐s infrastructural and human resource development needs;
┐ Recommendations of the key priority areas that have to be undertaken by Africa...

Localizing MDG 7: A Key to Success
20 September, 2010
The ambiguous terminology of MDG 7, ┐Ensuring Environmental Sustainability┐, has made progress towards this goal difficult to assess. As the environment directly affects human health and economic wellbeing, the attainment of environmental sustainability is foundational to the success of all the MDGs...

Localizing the MDGs: The Role of Local Government and a Review of the Slums Target
20 September, 2010
Co-organized by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) this event will feature a panel of prominent speakers who will address the prospects, challenges and opportunities of accelerating and localizing MDG-achievement throug...

The UN MDG Sport for Development Roundtable
20 September, 2010
Expected outcomes: 1. Increased attention amongst the UN Membership and the wider public on the role and use of sport in achieving the MDGs through the engagement of political leaders and sports celebrities. 2. New and renewed commitments to use sport in the achievement of the MDGs, mobilize resourc...

Paths to 2015: Launch of Asia-Pacific MDG Report 2010/2011
20 September, 2010
Sponsored by: UN ESCAP, ADB and UNDP/RBAP
Date and time: 20 September 2010; 1 pm to 2.30 pm
Venue: Landmark View, 29th Floor, Millennium UN Plaza Hotel
Participants: High Level participation from Member States and UN/IFIs
Target Audience: Member States, donor partners, CSOs and ...


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