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Meetings and Events of ECOSOC and its Subsidiary Bodies
Please note that this list provides information on the upcoming meetings and events of the Economic and Social Council, and the annual sessions of its subsidiary bodies. All meetings are open to Member States, United Nations agencies, funds and programmes, and the civil society. For further information, please contact ecosocinfo@un.org for ECOSOC events, and see also the internet links of the subsidiary bodies of ECOSOC.



2012 2013 2014
January
28 January Hand over ceremony
UNHQ - New York
February
06 - 15 February Commission for Social Development, 51st session
UNHQ - New York
12 - 15 February Organizational session
UNHQ - New York
14 February Joint Special Meeting of ECOSOC and the Second Committee on Food security and nutrition: Scaling up the global response
UNHQ - New York
26 February - 01 March Statistical Commission, 44th session
UNHQ - New York
March
04 - 15 March Commission on Status of Women, 57th session
UNHQ - New York
11 - 15 March Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 56th session
Vienna
13 March Regional Preparatory Meeting for Asia and Pacific on "Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for Promoting Renewable Energy Technologies"
Bangkok
14 March Africa - AMR Regional Preparatory Meeting - "Innovation for the achievement of the MDGs and sustainable development"
Dar es salaam
18 - 22 March Committee for Development Policy, 15th session
UNHQ - New York
21 - 26 March Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), 46th session
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
25 March Meeting of the ECOSOC Bureau with the Chairpersons of the Council¿s subsidiary bodies
UNHQ - New York
27 March Youth ECOSOC 2013 on "Shaping tomorrow's innovators: Leveraging science, technology, innovation and culture for today's youth"
New York
April
02 April Annual Informal Meeting of the Bureau of ECOSOC with the Bureaux of UN Funds and Programmes
UNHQ - New York
09 - 11 April Europe - AMR Regional Preparatory Meeting
GENEVA
09 - 11 April Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), 65th session
Geneva
15 - 19 April Committee of Experts on Public Administration, 12th session
UNHQ - New York
22 April Coherence, coordination and cooperation in the context of financing for sustainable development and the post-2015 development agenda
New York, UNHQ
22 - 26 April Commission on Population and Development, 46th session
UNHQ - New York
22 - 26 April Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 22nd session
Vienna
23 April The role of philanthropic organizations in the post-2015 setting Special Policy Dialogue of the UN Development Cooperation Forum
New York
23 April External debt sustainability and development: Lessons learned from debt crises and ongoing work on sovereign debt restructuring and debt resolution mechanisms
New York, UNHQ
24 April ECOSOC event on "Partnering for innovative solutions for sustainable development"
New York
25 April - 01 May Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), 69th session
Bangkok,
25 - 26 April Organizational session
UNHQ - New York
29 April - 17 May Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 50th session
Geneva
May
13 May ECOSOC Integration Meeting
UNHQ, New York
20 - 31 May Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 12th session
UNHQ - New York
June
03 - 07 June Commission on Science and Technology for Development, 16th session
Geneva
06 - 07 June DCF High-level Symposium on "A renewed global partnership for development for a post-2015 era"
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
July
01 - 26 July ECOSOC 2013 Substantive Session
Geneva
24 - 26 July Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), 3rd session
Cambridge, UK
October
21 - 25 October Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters, 9th session
Geneva
24 - 25 October DCF High-level Symposium on "The future of development cooperation: Implications of the post-2015 development agenda" , Switzerland (tbc.)
Switzerland
December
13 December ECOSOC Special Meeting on "Response to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines"
UNHQ - New York

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