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Page 22Launch of the International Year of Small Island Developing States
24 February, 2014
2014 will be a big year for Small Island Developing States (SIDS). Both the United Nations Conference on SIDS taking place in Apia, Samoa, from 1 to 4 September, and the International Year of SIDS, to be launched on 24 February, will draw the worldĺs attention to these states and promote actions aim...
First operational activities for development segment in the new ECOSOC cycle
24 - 26 February, 2014
Chair: H.E. Mr. Carlos Enrique GarcÝa Gonzßlez, Vice-President of ECOSOC, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of El Salvador to the United Nations.
The segment aims to start a forward-looking dialogue on how to adapt the UN system to important changes taking place in the broader develop...
ôMy Forest ľ Our Futureö photo exhibit
05 - 28 February, 2014
As UN delegates discuss Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an exhibit celebrating the multi-faceted connections of forests and people is being opened. Co-organized by the United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat and the Gabarron Foundation, the exhibition is on view from 5-28 February at the C...
Eighth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
03 - 07 February, 2014
The eighth and final session of the stocktaking phase of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals will take place from 3 to 7 February in New York.
The first two days will be dedicated to the themes oceans and seas, forests, and biodiversity. The following one and a half days...
E-discussion on the theme of ôAddressing ongoing and emerging challenges for meeting the Millennium Development Goals in 2015 and for sustaining development gains in the futureö
03 February - 16 March, 2014
UN DESAĺs Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination (OESC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in close cooperation with other UN system partners are organizing an e-discussion on the theme of ôAddressing ongoing and emerging challenges for meeting the Millennium Development Goals ...
Study tour to support e-government practices in LDCs
26 January - 01 February, 2014
UN DESA┐s Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) is organizing a study visit to Bahrain on 26 January-1 February, to support the adaptation and implementation of e-government practices in LDCs through an in-depth practical and hands-on learning experience.
2014 Regular Session, Committee on NGOs
21 - 30 January, 2014
The 2014 regular session of the Committee on NGOs will take place from 21 to 30 January 2014. The session is expected to consider 220 new applications for status by NGOs as well as 219 applications deferred from earlier sessions. It will also review quadrennial reports of NGOs in general or special ...
Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014
20 January, 2014
The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014 (WESP) will be launched in multi-city locations around the world on 20 January. The first chapter of the report on the "Global economic outlook", pre-released on 18 December 2013, reveals that the global economy is expected to grow at a pace of 3.0 per...
First international expert group meeting on indigenous peoples' sexual health and reproductive rights
15 - 17 January, 2014
At its eighth session in 2009, the Permanent Forum recommended that an expert group meeting on sexual health and reproductive rights be held. And then at its twelfth session in May 2013, the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues decided to organize an international expert group meeting on the them...
Seventh session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable
06 - 10 January, 2014
The Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals will meet for its seventh session from 6 to 10 January. It will discuss sustainable cities and human settlements, sustainable transport, sustainable consumption and production, climate change and disaster risk reduction.
The programme ...