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14 - 15 January 3rd Meeting of the High Level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for post-2015 monitoring
New York

19 - 21 January International Expert Group Meeting on Indigenous Languages
New York

22 January 70th Anniversary of ECOSOC
New York

25 January - 03 February 2016 Regular Session, Committee on NGOs
New York

25 January - 03 February Committee on NGOs, regular session
New York

26 - 28 January 1st meeting of the Expert Group on International Trade and Economic Globalization Statistics
New York

01 - 02 February Youth Taking Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda - ECOSOC Youth Forum
New York

03 - 12 February 54th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD54)
New York
07 - 10 February Joint GCC-STAT/UNSD Regional Workshop on International Merchandise Trade Statistics
Muscat, Oman

16 February Committee on NGOs, regular session
New York

22 - 25 February Seminar in Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in the Pacific Islands : Standards, Best Practice and Lessons Learnt
Noumea, New Caledonia

22 - 24 February ECOSOC Operational Activities Segment
New York

23 - 26 February Regional workshop within the UN Development Account project “Supporting Developing Countries Measure Progress Towards Achieving a Green Economy”
Quito, Ecuador

25 - 26 February 14th annual coordination meeting on international migration
New York

08 - 11 March 47th session of the Statistical Commission
New York

14 - 18 March Committee for Development Policy
New York

21 March International Day of Forests
29 March - 01 April Workshop on “Strengthening basic statistics to support the Sustainable Development Goals"
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

30 March ECOSOC Special Meeting on Inequality
New York

30 March - 01 April Third Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goals
Mexico City, Mexico

31 March ECOSOC Forum on Partnership “From commitments to results: Leveraging partnerships for the 2030 Agenda”
New York

02 April World Autism Awareness Day
04 - 06 April ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting
New York

06 - 08 April DCF Belgium High-level Symposium
Brussels, Belgium

11 - 15 April 49th Session of the Commission on Population and Development
New York

18 - 22 April Committee of Experts on Public Administration
New York

18 - 20 April ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up
New York

20 - 22 April Fourth High Level Forum on United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

21 April High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the sustainable Development Goals
New York

22 April International Mother Earth Day
25 - 29 April 29th Session of the United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN) from 25-29 April, 2016 at ESCAP
Bangkok, Thailand

25 - 27 April UNFF Ad-Hoc Expert Group
New York

02 - 04 May ECOSOC Integration segment
New York

09 - 20 May 15th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII15)
10 - 13 May Meeting of the Oslo Group on Energy Statistics
Aguascalientes, Mexico

12 May Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2016
New York

15 May National Substantive Training on Open Government Data for Sustainable Development
Dhaka, Bangladesh

15 May International Day of Families
16 - 19 May High-level Committee on South-South Cooperation, 19th Session
New York

18 - 20 May Meeting of the Technical Subgroup for the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC)
Geneva, Switzerland.

23 May - 01 June Committee on NGOs, resumed session
New York

23 - 25 May International Workshop on Energy Statistics and Energy Balances
Beijing, China

25 - 26 May Fifth meeting of the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for the 2030 Agenda
Budapest, Hungary

01 - 03 June ECOSOC Coordination and management meeting
New York

06 - 07 June First annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum)
New York

10 June Committee on NGOs, resumed session
New York

13 June International Albinism Awareness Day
14 - 16 June Ninth 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
23 June United Nations Public Service Day
27 - 29 June ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment
New York

30 June - 01 July Seminar on Ensuring Access to Affordable, Reliable, Sustainable and Modern Energy for All
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

04 July International Day of Cooperatives
08 July Twitter chat on the SDGs with Thomas Gass, ASG for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs in DESA
11 - 20 July 2016 High-level political forum on sustainable development, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council
New York

11 July World Population Day 2016
18 July Partnership Exchange
New York

18 - 22 July ECOSOC High-level segment:"Implementing the post-2015 development agenda: moving from commitments to results"
New York

21 - 22 July 5th Biennial High-level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum
New York

25 - 27 July ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting
New York

26 - 28 July Regional Meeting on Disability Measurement and Statistics in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 2020 World Population and Housing Census Programme
Bangkok, Thailand

28 - 29 July ECOSOC Organizational session
New York

01 - 05 August Sixth Session of the Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management
New York

09 August International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
12 August International Youth Day
15 - 19 August National Missions (Bilateral Consultations and Workshops) on Strengthening Environment Statistics for Improved Monitoring of Sustainable Development in Uganda and Kenya
Kampala, Uganda

22 - 26 August Workshop on Modeling tools – integrated approaches for sustainable development policies
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

30 August - 01 September International Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics
Dublin, Ireland

05 - 06 September Regional Meeting on Disability Measurement and Statistics in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 2020 World Population and Housing Census Programme
Bridgetown, Barbados

07 - 09 September Global Preparatory Seminar for the UN World Data Forum
Guilin, China

13 September - 31 December General Assembly, Seventy-first session
New York

13 September 9th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
New York

19 September Summit for Refugees and Migrants
New York

20 - 26 September General Assembly, General debate of the Seventy-first session
New York

01 October International Day of Older Persons
03 - 06 October Workshop on Action Planning for Open Government Data for Sustainable Development in Asia
Bangkok

03 October - 23 November General Assembly, Second Committee, Seventy-first session
New York

03 October Launch of the World Economic and Social Survey 2016
04 October - 23 November General Assembly, Third Committee, Seventy-first session
New York

07 October Joint Meeting of ECOSOC and the 2nd Committee - "The changing political economy of globalization: Multilateral institutions and the 2030 Agenda”
New York

11 - 14 October Twelfth Session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
Geneva

13 - 14 October High-Level Meeting on Sustainable Transport of Landlocked Developing Countries
Santa Cruz, Bolivia

17 October International Day for the Eradication Poverty
18 - 20 October Side Meeting and Round Table Discussion on CRVS assessment using Direct Methods during Latin American Population Association (ALAP) Conference
Foz do Iguaçu. Brazil

23 October 10th Meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Gender Statistics (IAEG-GS)
Helsinki, Finland

24 - 26 October 6th Global Forum on Gender Statistics
Helsinki, Finland

03 - 04 November Expert group meeting on “Methodology and lessons learned to evaluate the completeness and quality of vital statistics data from civil registration”
New York

03 - 04 November International Seminar on Data for Sustainable Development Goals: Data Disaggregation
Seoul, Republic of Korea

03 November Facebook chat on World Economic and Social Survey 2016
15 - 17 November UN Africa Regional Meeting on Disability Measurement and Statistics in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 2020 World Population and Housing Census Programme
Kampala, Uganda

15 - 18 November Fourth Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs)
Geneva, Switzerland

16 - 17 November Expert Group Meeting on The Cooperative Sector as a Partner in the Implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
New York

26 - 27 November Global Sustainable Transport Conference
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

28 November - 01 December Technical Meeting on Use of Technology in Population and Housing Censuses
Amman, Jordan

28 November Expert Group Meeting in the Asia and Pacific region on "Developing Partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals in support of the reviews of the High-level Political Forum - Asia and Pacific"
Bangkok, Thailand.

28 November - 01 December Technical Meeting on Use of Technology in Population and Housing Censuses
Amman, Jordan

03 December 10th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
New York

05 - 08 December Thirteenth Session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
New York

06 - 08 December Expert Group Meeting on Exponential Technological Change, Automation, and their Policy Implications for Sustainable Development
Mexico City, Mexico

06 - 09 December The Internet Governance Forum
Guadalajara, Mexico

09 December ECOSOC special meeting on international cooperation in tax matters
New York

12 - 14 December Regional Meeting on Disability Measurement and Statistics in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 2020 World Population and Housing Census Programme
Muscat, Oman

12 - 15 December Seventh Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
New York
14 - 16 December Expert meeting in preparation for HLPF 2017
Vienna

18 December International Migrants Day
20 December International Human Solidarity Day

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