Calendar of DESA events

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06 - 10 January Seventh session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable
New York

15 - 17 January First international expert group meeting on indigenous peoples' sexual health and reproductive rights
New York

20 January Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014
21 - 30 January 2014 Regular Session, Committee on NGOs
New York

26 January - 01 February Study tour to support e-government practices in LDCs
Bahrain

03 - 07 February Eighth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
New York

03 February - 16 March E-discussion on the theme of “Addressing ongoing and emerging challenges for meeting the Millennium Development Goals in 2015 and for sustaining development gains in the future”
05 - 28 February “My Forest – Our Future” photo exhibit
New York

11 - 21 February 52nd Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD)
New York


24 February Launch of the International Year of Small Island Developing States
24 - 26 February First operational activities for development segment in the new ECOSOC cycle
New York

26 - 27 February 25th Meeting of Inter-agency and Expert Group on MDG Indicators (IAEG-MDGs)
New York

03 - 05 March Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals, 9th session
New York

03 - 07 March Third session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing
New York

04 - 07 March 45th session of the Statistical Commission
New York

09 - 13 March Training for trainers on Energy Statistics and Balances in the Arab region
Muscat, Oman

17 - 19 March Capacity-building workshop on “Transfer and adaptation of innovative practices for improved public service delivery in LDCs”
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

20 - 21 March High-Level Symposium in preparation for the 2014 ECOSOC Development Cooperation Forum (DCF)
Berlin, Germany

21 March International Day of Forests
24 - 28 March Sixteenth session of the Committee for Development Policy
New York

24 - 26 March Regional Seminar on the Promotion and Utilisation of Census Results: Making Value Visible
Pretoria, South Africa

31 March - 04 April Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals, 10th session
02 April World Autism Awareness Day
New York

07 - 11 April 13th session of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration (CEPA)
New York

07 - 11 April 47th Session of the Commission on Population and Development
09 - 10 April Thematic debate and Forum on Partnerships
New York

14 - 15 April Special high-level meeting of ECOSOC with the World Bank, IMF, WTO and UNCTAD
New York

21 - 25 April Workshop for the UNSD-DFID project on “Improving the collation, availability and dissemination of national development indicators, including MDGs”
Phnom Penh, Cambodia,

28 April - 02 May UN Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN)
New York

29 April - 02 May Second Expert Group Meeting on the Revision of Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses
New York