Calendar of DESA events

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12 - 16 January Second UN Forum on Forests Ad-Hoc Expert Group Meeting (AHEG2) on the International Arrangement on Forests (IAF)
New York

15 - 17 January 2015 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference
Zaragoza, Spain

15 - 16 January Global Conference on a Transformative Agenda for Official Statistics
New York

20 - 23 January Regional workshop within the UN Development Account project “Supporting Developing Countries Measure Progress Towards Achieving a Green Economy”
Bangkok, Thailand

26 January - 04 February 2015 Regular Session, Committee on NGOs
New York

26 January Closing ceremony to mark the conclusion of the International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
New York

26 - 29 January Sub-regional workshop for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) countries
Balaclava, Mauritius

28 - 29 January Expert Group Meeting on “Policy integration in government in pursuit of the SDGs”
New York

02 - 03 February ECOSOC Youth Forum
New York

04 - 13 February 53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD53)
UN Headquarters in New York
12 February Facebook chat on the world economy
23 - 25 February ECOSOC Operational Activities Segment
New York

25 - 26 February Expert Group Meeting on the indicator framework for the post-2015 development agenda
New York

27 February Friday Seminar on “The Development of an Indicator Framework for the post-2015 Development Agenda: Towards a nationally owned monitoring system for the SDGs”
New York

27 February ECOSOC special event on “Multi-stakeholder partnerships: Making them work for the Post-2015 Development Agenda”
New York

02 - 04 March 23rd UN/INTOSAI Symposium

02 - 06 March 36th Roundtable Conference
Rabat, Morocco

03 - 06 March 46th session of the Statistical Commission
New York

08 - 11 March Training workshop on the Compilation of Quarterly National Accounts for Economic Cooperation Organization Member Countries
Tehran, Iran

14 - 18 March Realizing a disability-inclusive post-2015 disaster risk reduction strategy
Sendai, Japan

16 - 17 March Expert Group Meeting (EGM) entitled “United Nations E-Government Survey 2016: E-Government for Sustainable Development”
New York

21 March International Day of Forests
23 - 27 March 17th plenary session of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP)
New York

25 - 27 March Second Meeting of the Expert Group on Environment Statistics
New York

30 March - 01 April ECOSOC Integration Segment
New York

02 April World Autism Awareness Day
06 - 10 April Advancing the System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA)
Hanoi, Vietnam

08 - 10 April DCF Republic of Korea High-level Symposium
Incheon, Republic of Korea

08 - 10 April ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting
New York

13 - 17 April 48th Session of the Commission on Population and Development
New York

20 April - 01 May 14th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
20 - 21 April Special High-level Meeting of the Council with the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
New York

21 - 24 April Measuring progress towards achieving a green economy
Lima, Peru

28 - 30 April Forum of Experts in the SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting
New York

04 May ECLAC Regional Capacity Building Workshop
Chile, Santiago

04 - 15 May 11th Session, United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF11)
New York

05 - 08 May Regional training workshop within the UN Development Account project “Supporting Developing Countries Measure Progress Towards Achieving a Green Economy”
Hanoi, Vietnam

15 May International Day of Families
18 - 20 May International Workshop on Short-term Statistics
Beijing, China

19 - 22 May Expert Group on International Statistical Classifications
New York

19 - 20 May Expert group meeting in preparation for the 54th session of the Commission for Social Development
New York

28 May ECOSOC Forum on Partnership
New York

29 May High-Level Event of the President of the GA marking the 20th Anniversary of the World Programme of Action for Youth to highlight Youth Priorities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
New York

01 - 02 June The First Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs)
New York

02 - 04 June Regional training workshop on “Evidence-based policies on Youth Development in the Caribbean”
Bridgetown, Barbados

03 - 04 June Workshop on incorporating economic and environmental perspectives in social policy-making
Paris, France

08 - 12 June Enumerator’s training of the Mexican EDGE module
Aguascalientes, Mexico

08 - 10 June ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting
New York

09 - 11 June Eight Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
09 - 11 June 8th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
15 - 19 June 3rd Drafting Session for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development
New York

17 - 19 June ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment

23 - 26 June UN Public Service Forum, Day and Awards Ceremony
Medellin, Colombia

26 June - 10 July High-level Political Forum and High-level Segment of ECOSOC
04 July International Day of Cooperatives
06 July Launch of the Millennium Development Goals Report 2015
06 - 10 July Sub-regional workshop for the East African Community (EAC) countries
Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania

11 July World Population Day
13 - 16 July Third International Conference on Financing for Development
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

20 - 22 July ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting
New York

23 - 24 July Organizational Session Regarding the Programme of Work of the Council from July 2015 to July 2016
03 - 07 August Fifth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM)
New York

10 August International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
12 August International Youth Day
24 - 28 August Capacity Development workshop on "Support to Developing Capacities for Effective Governance, Public Administration and Service Delivery in Developing Countries for Sustainable Development"
Kampala, Uganda

01 - 03 September National Workshop on Open Government Data Sensitization, Gap Assessment and Strategic Planning
Kathmandu, Nepal

15 - 18 September Sub-regional Workshop on Applying Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System for Implementing the Regional Action Framework for Civil registration and Vital Statistics
Istanbul, Turkey

15 September - 31 December 70th session of the General Assembly
New York

25 - 27 September United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda – non-accredited NGOs
New York

28 - 30 September 5th SDMX (Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange) Global Conference
Kathmandu, Nepal

29 September - 01 October International Workshop on the Business Register, Economic Census and Integrated Economic Statistics
Aguascalientes, Mexico

01 October International Day of Older Persons
07 October - 25 November General Assembly, Second Committee, Seventieth session
New York

07 October - 28 November General Assembly, Third Committee, Seventieth session
New York

17 October International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
19 - 23 October Supporting the implementation of the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES 2013)
Lomé, Togo

19 - 23 October Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters, Eleventh session

20 October World Statistics Day
20 - 22 October 2nd Global Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

20 October Launch of the World’s Women 2015: Trends and Statistics
20 - 22 October International Seminar on World Statistics: Sustainable Data for Sustainable Development
Xi’an, China

26 - 28 October Second Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs)
Bangkok, Thailand

02 - 03 November Expert group meeting and a briefing for Member States on “Policy Responses to low fertility”
New York

04 - 06 November DCF Uganda High-level Symposium
Kampala, Uganda

09 - 12 November Workshop on the Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Revision 3, for South American Countries
Santiago, Chile

10 - 13 November Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2015
João Pessoa, Brazil

18 - 20 November UN High-Level Water and Sanitation Days 2015
New York

30 November - 11 December UN Conference on Climate Change

01 - 04 December Workshop on the Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Revision 3, for Caribbean Countries
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

03 December International Day of Persons with Disabilities
14 - 17 December Expert Group Meeting on the Revision of the Handbook on the Management of Population and Housing Censuses
New York

15 - 16 December GA High-level Meeting on the overall review of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society
New York

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