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Page 37Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)
02 - 27 July, 2012
The international community has voiced concern about the absence of globally agreed standards for all States to guide their decisions on arms transfers. That is why United Nations Member States have decided to convene a Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in July 2012 in New York. The Conferen...
Launch of the Millennium Development Goals Report 2012
02 July, 2012
The Millennium Development Goals agreed to by world leaders over a decade ago have achieved important results. Working together, governments, the United Nations family, the private sector and civil society have succeeded in saving many lives and improving conditions for many more.
The world has ...
ECOSOC 2012 Substantive Session - High-level Segment
02 - 09 July, 2012
This year┐s high-level segment which takes place on 2-9 July, opens with the Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) on 2-3 July, spotlighting the theme of ┐promoting productive capacity, employment and decent work to eradicate poverty┐.
This focus is particularly timely, as the global economic and...
United Nations National Workshop on CensusInfo for Cambodia
25 - 29 June, 2012
CensusInfo is a platform for disseminating census data at various geographical levels. The workshop organized jointly by UN DESA┐s Statistics Division (UNSD) and the Cambodian National Institute of Statistics, will develop the national CensusInfo application with accompanying databases and customize...
20 - 22 June, 2012
five high-level sessions designed to offer an opportunity for Governments and other stakeholders to showcase best practices, practical experiences and concrete contributions in implementing sustainable development. The sessions address entrepreneurs/grassroots, food/health, gender, partnerships brok...
Regional Workshop on Data Dissemination and Communication
20 - 22 June, 2012
The workshop, part of a global series on the topic, has been organized under the broader umbrella of United Nations Development Account projects. This 3-days event will include discussions surrounding emerging trends overall, emerging trends in data exchange and data hubbing, strategies for web-base...
Global Major Groups Community
19 June, 2012
Rio Centro Pavilion 6, room 1
19 June, 9 AM - 12:30 PM
This workshop will focus on preparing Major Groups to engage with the high-level and plenary segments of the Rio+20 Conference that follow the conclusion of the Preparatory Committee, as well as in the follow-up process and the role...
Brazilian and Other Latin America Civil Society
18 June, 2012
Location: Barra Arena, Room UN6, Avenida Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 3401 - Barra da Tijuca
18 June, 9 AM - 12:30 PM
This workshop will focus on capacity building for Major Groups on lobbying at Rio+20, the current state of negotiations and the outcome document, and will provide a platfo...
Sustainable Development Dialogue Days
16 - 19 June, 2012
At the invitation of Brazil, civil society representatives, including from private sector, NGOs, scientific community and other major groups will convene to discuss ten topics (poverty, crises, unemployment/migrations, patterns of production/consumption, forests, food, energy, cities/innovation and ...
Third Meeting of the Rio+20 Preparatory Committe
13 - 15 June, 2012
This will be the final round of negotiations on the Outcome Document before its adoption by the official Conference. The document entitled ┐The Future We Want┐ includes the following components: an introduction on ┐Our Common Vision┐, and chapters respectively entitled ┐Renewing Political Commitment...