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Page 14GA High-level Meeting on the overall review of the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society
15 - 16 December, 2015
On 15-26 December, a more in-depth discussion on achieving the SDGs through ICTs will take place during a United Nations General Assembly high-level meeting in New York. This high-level meeting is convened to conduct an overall review of the implementation of the outcome of the World Summit on the I...
Expert Group Meeting on the Revision of the Handbook on the Management of Population and Housing Censuses
14 - 17 December, 2015
The main objective of the meeting is to review the draft of the revised Handbook on the Management of Population and Housing Censuses and to provide further guidance on its content and structure with a view to ensuring that it provides countries with a reference document on the management aspects of...
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 December, 2015
The opening of the International Day at UN Headquarters will include a message by the Secretary-General, statements from several Permanent Representatives of Member States to the United Nations and from civil society organizations, including organizations of persons with disabilities.
Workshop on the Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Revision 3, for Caribbean Countries
01 - 04 December, 2015
This is the first opportunity for Caribbean national statistical authorities to learn about the latest version of these major methodological guidelines and standards, issued last year.
In addition, the workshop will bring together civil registrars and statisticians, thus offering an opport...
UN Conference on Climate Change
30 November - 11 December, 2015
UN High-Level Water and Sanitation Days 2015
18 - 20 November, 2015
The new 2030 Agenda has water and sanitation at its core, with a dedicated Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water and sanitation and clear linkages to Goals relating to health, food security, climate change, resiliency to disasters and ecosystems, among many others.
The UN High-Level Wate...
Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2015
10 - 13 November, 2015
Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a multistakeholder, democratic and transparent forum which facilitates discussions on public policy issues related to key elements of Internet governance. IGF provides enabling platform for discussions among all stakeholders in the Internet governance ecosystem, in...
Workshop on the Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Revision 3, for South American Countries
09 - 12 November, 2015
UN DESAĺs Statistics Division, in coordination with ECLAC, is conducting the Workshop on the Principles and Recommendations for a Vital Statistics System, Revision 3, for South American Countries, from 9-12 November in Santiago, Chile.
This workshop contributes to the initiatives at the gl...
DCF Uganda High-level Symposium
04 - 06 November, 2015
A new global agenda for sustainable development, the 2030 Agenda, and a financing framework have been agreed and adopted this year.
Development cooperation will be a main pillar of the global partnership for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The DCF Uganda High-...
Expert group meeting and a briefing for Member States on ôPolicy Responses to low fertilityö
02 - 03 November, 2015
The Population Division of UN DESA, jointly with the East-West Center in Hawaii, is organizing this expert group meeting that will build on a series of studies across Asia, Europe, North America and Australia.
The meeting aims to distil lessons learned and policy guidance for countries exp...