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Page 22Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on Neglect, Abuse and Violence of Older Women
05 - 07 November, 2013
One of the key areas for further action identified by Member States in the recent review and appraisal of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing in 2012 was violence and abuse against older persons. While this issue affects all older persons, the particular vulnerability of older women is...
Expert Group Meeting on Revising the Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses
29 October - 01 November, 2013
The main purpose of the meeting is to lay down the framework for the revised set of international principles and recommendations for population and housing censuses in the 2020 round censuses, that will take place from 2015 to 2024, The experts will take stock of the experiences in conducting popula...
DCF High-level Symposium on "The future of development cooperation: Implications of the post-2015 development agenda" , Switzerland (tbc.)
24 - 25 October, 2013
Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters, 9th session
21 - 25 October, 2013
The meeting will discuss, inter alia, issues related to the next update of the United Nations Model Double Taxation Convention between Developed and Developing Countries, including various issues related to the concept of ┐permanent establishment┐ (Article 5), the meaning of ┐auxiliary activities┐ u...
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17 October, 2013
The 2013 Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) will be held on 17 October at UN Headquarters, focusing on the theme "Working together towards a world without discrimination: Building on the experience and knowledge of people in extreme poverty".
24th meeting of Interagency and Expert Group Meeting on MDG indicators (IAEG-MDG)
16 - 19 October, 2013
The IAEG-MDG has been responsible for data development, compilation and analysis for the assessment of trends in MDG indicators. The Group includes the UN Secretariat, a number of UN agencies, as well as national experts from statistical offices concerned with the development of data for MDGs. The 2...
109th session - Human Rights Committee
14 October - 01 November, 2013
At its forthcoming 109th session, the Human Rights Committee will examine the efforts of the following six countries to implement the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights:
Third Committee of the General Assembly
07 October - 27 November, 2013
The Social, Humanitarian Cultural Affairs Commitee (Third Committee) of the sixty-eighth session of the General Assembly.
The General Assembly allocates to its Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, commonly referred to as the "Third Committee", agenda items relating to a rang...
Sixth High-level Dialogue on Financing for Development
07 - 08 October, 2013
The two-day event will include a series of plenary meetings chaired by the President of the General Assembly, at which ministers and high-level officials will be able to make formal statements, three interactive multi-stakeholder round tables and an informal interactive dialogue, with the participat...
Second Committee of the General Assembly
07 October - 13 December, 2013
The Second Committee is expected to start its work on 9 October 2013 at UN Headquarters, with an opening address by UN DESA Under-Secretary-General Mr. Wu Hongbo and a keynote address by a prominent economist.
The UN DESA Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination (OESC) will coordinate the...