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15 - 18 January UN World Data Forum
Cape Town, South Africa

16 - 27 January National Missions on Strengthening Environment Statistics for Improved Monitoring of Sustainable Development
Rwanda and Tanzania

16 - 20 January UNFF Working Group and Special Session
New York

17 January Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2017
30 January - 08 February 2017 Regular Session, Committee on NGOs
New York

30 - 31 January ECOSOC Youth forum
New York

31 January - 03 February Regional Workshop on Strengthening the Collection and Use of International Migration Data in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Bangkok, Thailand

01 - 10 February 55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55)
New York

11 February International Day of Women and Girls in Science
15 - 16 February United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Preparatory Meeting
New York

16 - 17 February Fifteenth Coordination Meeting on International Migration
New York

20 February World Day of Social Justice
21 - 23 February Symposium on “Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SAMOA Pathway in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
Nassau, Bahamas

27 - 28 February Consultation on Indigenous Peoples’ Participation at the UN
New York

28 February ECOSOC Substantive session, Operational activities for development segment
New York

01 March Expert Group Meeting on Partnership Data for the SDGs
New York

07 - 10 March 48th Session of the UN Statistical Commission
New York

20 - 24 March National Mission (Bilateral Consultations and Workshop) on Strengthening Environment Statistics for Improved Monitoring of Sustainable Development in Burundi
Bujumbura, Burundi

20 - 24 March Committee for Development Policy
New York

21 March World Down Syndrome Day
21 March International Day of Forests
27 - 31 March Workshop on Environment Statistics for the East African Community Region
Arusha, Tanzania

02 April World Autism Awareness Day
03 - 07 April 50th Session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD50)
New York

03 - 06 April Regional Workshop on International Merchandise Trade Statistics
Malé, Maldives

03 - 06 April Fourteenth Session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
New York

04 - 05 April Expert Meeting on “Developing a Woodfuel Survey Module for Incorporation into Existing Household Surveys in Developing Countries”
Rome, Italy

04 - 06 April Second Meeting of the Technical Subgroup for the Classification of Individual Consumption according to Purpose (TSG-COICOP)
New York

05 April ECOSOC Forum on Partnership
New York

07 April ECOSOC special meeting on international cooperation in tax matters
New York

11 - 13 April 15th Regional JODI Training Workshop
Tunis, Tunisia

19 - 21 April ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting
22 April Global Infrastructure Forum 2017
Washington D.C.

24 April - 05 May 16th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII16)
24 - 28 April Committee of Experts on Public Administration, 16th session
New York

01 - 05 May 12th Session, United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF11)
New York

03 - 05 May Fourth Meeting of the Expert Group on Environment Statistics
Prague, Czech Republic

08 - 10 May 2017 Integration Segment of ECOSOC
New York

09 - 11 May The International Workshop on Industrial Statistics in the Central American and the Caribbean Region
Panama City, Panama

15 May International Day of Families
15 - 16 May Second annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum)
New York

22 - 31 May 2017 Resumed Session of the Commitee on NGOs
New York

22 - 25 May ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development
New York

05 - 09 June UN Conference on Oceans, Seas and Marine Resources for Sustainable Development
New York

06 - 08 June Seminar on Accounting for Global Value Chains

07 - 09 June ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting
New York

13 June International Albinism Awareness Day
13 - 15 June 10th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
New York
15 June World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
19 - 20 June Regional Workshop on the Compilation of the Tourism Satellite Account

20 - 22 June Expert Group Meeting on Improving Migration Data in the Context of the 2030 Agenda
New York

21 - 23 June ECOSOC humanitarian affairs segment

22 - 23 June 2017 UN Public Service Forum: The Future is Now - Accelerating Public Service Innovation for Agenda 2030

23 June UN Public Service Day
04 July International Day of Cooperatives
05 - 07 July Eighth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
08 - 09 July Youth Action Days
New York

09 July MGoS Pre-HLPF Preparatory Meeting
New York

10 - 19 July 2017 High-level political forum on sustainable development, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council
New York

12 - 14 July Expert Group Meeting on the Guidelines and Principles for the Development of Disability Statistics
New York

17 July Partnership Exchange
New York

17 - 20 July ECOSOC High-level segment
New York

17 - 19 July Technical Seminar on Legal Framework for Civil Registration, Vital Statistics and Identity Management Systems
Manila, Philippines

18 July SDG Business Forum
25 - 26 July ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting
New York

02 - 04 August Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management, Seventh session
New York

07 - 18 August 30th Session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names
New York

09 August International Day of the Indigenous Peoples
12 August International Youth Day
06 - 08 September DCF Argentina High-level Symposium

06 - 08 September Expert Group on International Statistical Classifications
New York

07 - 08 September Expert group meeting on “Sustainable cities, human mobility and international migration”
New York

11 - 13 September Regional Workshop on International Trade Merchandise Trade Statistics
Suzhou, China

12 September - 31 December 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly
New York

13 September Commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the Adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
New York

13 - 15 September Towards Building Sustainable Statistical Capacity for the Implementation and Review of the Agenda 2030 and the SDGs

21 September 4th meeting of the High Level Panel on Water (HLPW)
New York

22 September High Level Breakfast Event to be held in the margin of the High Level Week UNGA72
New York

25 - 28 September International Workshop on Statistical Classifications for ECLAC countries
Havana, Cuba

25 September UN Comtrade Data Fair

01 October International Day of Older Persons
02 - 05 October 6th SDMX Global Conference - ''SDMX for the Data Revolution''
Addis Ababa

02 October Second Committee of the General Assembly
New York

02 October Third Committee of the General Assembly
New York

04 - 06 October 2017 International Conference on the Sustainable Development Goals Statistics (ICSDGS)
Manila, Philippines

11 October Joint Meeting of ECOSOC and the Second Committee on “The Future of Everything – Sustainable Development in the Age of Rapid Technological Change”
New York

17 October International Day for the Eradication Poverty
17 - 20 October Fifteenth Session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters

23 - 27 October Final Workshop on Environment Statistics for the East African Community Region
Arusha, Tanzania

24 - 26 October Measuring the contribution of Islamic Finance to the economy - Workshop on Islamic Finance in the National Accounts
Beirut, Lebanon

28 October Meeting on Electronic Waste Statistics for the East African Community Region
Arusha, Tanzania

30 - 31 October 11th Meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Gender Statistics (11th IAEG-GS)

01 November High-Level Symposium “Global Energy Interconnection: Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals”
New York

01 November Expert Group Meeting on Integrated Approaches to International Migrations
New York

01 - 02 November Seminar on the UN Methodological Guidelines on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective (EDGE meeting)
Rome, Italy

06 - 17 November UN Framework Convention on Climate Change COP 23
Bonn, Germany

11 - 14 November Sixth meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs)
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain

18 - 19 November High-level Conference on Financing for Development and the Means of Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Doha, Qatar

19 November World Toilet Day
01 December International Day of Persons with Disabilities
04 - 07 December High-level Study Visit to China on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs
Hongkou, Shanghai

06 December Building Community of Ocean Action on Marine pollution
Nairobi, Kenya

12 - 14 December Regional Workshop on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective through Household Surveys
Manila, the Philippines,

18 December International Migrants Day
18 - 21 December 12th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

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