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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

05 - 09 May Open Working Group on Sustainable Development, 11th Session
New York

12 - 23 May 13th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
New York
12 - 16 May Regional Seminar on International Trade Statistics: Implementation of recommendations
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

13 - 15 May Regional Workshop on Data Dissemination and Communication
Niamey, Niger

15 May International Day of Families
19 - 28 May 2014 Resumed Session, Committee on NGOs
Conference Room 1, Conference Room Building, UNHQ New York

21 - 22 May High-Level Event of the General Assembly “Contributions of North-South, South-South, Triangular Cooperation, and ICTs for Development to the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda”
New York

22 May Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2014
New York

26 - 30 May Regional Workshop on Production and Use of Vital Statistics: Applying Tools and Materials Available to Improve Vital Statistics
Daejeon, Republic of Korea

27 - 29 May ECOSOC Integration Segment - Sustainable Urbanization
New York

02 - 03 June ECOSOC Youth Forum
New York

05 June Special Meeting of ECOSOC on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
New York

10 - 12 June Seventh Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
New York
12 June Facebook chat on mid-year WESP 2014 update
16 - 17 June Expert Group Meeting on the theme “Youth Civic Engagement: Enabling Youth Participation in Political, Social and Economic Life”
Paris

16 - 20 June Twelfth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
New York

23 - 27 June SIDS Final Preparatory Committee Meeting
New York

25 - 27 June Ninth Meeting of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting (UNCEEA)
New York

30 June - 08 July Second meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
New York

07 - 11 July ECOSOC High-level Segment
New York

07 July A China Story II: A New Model of Urbanization
New York

07 July Launch of the 2014 Millennium Development Goals Report
New York

10 July Launch of World Urbanization Prospects
New York

10 July International Day of Cooperatives
14 - 18 July Thirteenth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
New York

24 July Google+ Hangout – Samoa 2014: Empowering Youth for Sustainable Islands
29 July Workshop on the Measurement of Household Production for Satellite Accounts and the 36th Conference of the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR)
Finland

30 July - 01 August Fifth Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
04 - 08 August Fifth session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing
New York

04 - 06 August Workshop on Gender Statistics for countries from the Pacific region
Nadi, Fiji

05 - 07 August Workshop for the validation of the Toolkit on Disability for Africa
Addis Ababa

06 - 08 August Fourth Session on global geospatial information
New York

09 August International Day of the World's Indigenous People
12 August International Youth Day
01 - 04 September Third SIDS Conference and Pre-conference
Apia, Samoa

02 - 05 September Ninth Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum
Istanbul, Turkey

16 September - 31 December Sixty-ninth session of the UN General Assembly
New York

18 September Launch of the MDG Gap Task Force Report 2014
New York

22 - 23 September High-level meeting of the GA to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples
22 September Special session of the GA on the follow-up to the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development beyond 2014 - non-ECOSOC accredited NGOs
29 September - 01 October International Conference on the measurement of Trade and Economic Globalization
Aguascalientes, Mexico

07 October - 11 December General Assembly, Second Committee, Sixty-ninth session
New York

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

27 - 31 October Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters, Tenth session
Geneva

17 - 18 November ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting