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Page 5Facebook chat on the world economy
12 February, 2015
A Facebook chat will be held on 12 February from 10 am to 11:30 am EST, to discuss the current state of the world economy and forecasts for 2015 and 2016 as identified in the recently released World Economic Situation and Prospects 2015.
Oil prices: what goes down must come up? Will the EU...
ECOSOC Youth Forum
02 - 03 February, 2015
The Forum will discuss ways in which young people can and are helping to manage the shift from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It will also address ways to ensure that the needs and priorities of all youth are at the centre of the future developme...
ECOSOC dialogue on the longer term positioning of the UN development system
30 January, 2015
Expert Group Meeting on “Policy integration in government in pursuit of the SDGs”
28 - 29 January, 2015
In anticipation of the adoption of a post-2015 development agenda in September 2015, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is asking “what it will take” to make the transition to a development framework based on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and it has invited the Committee of Experts...
2015 Regular Session, Committee on NGOs
26 January - 04 February, 2015
The 2015 Regular Session of the Committee on NGOs will take place from 26 January to 4 February 2015. The session is expected to consider new applications for status by NGOs as well as applications deferred from earlier sessions. It will also review quadrennial reports of NGOs in general or special ...
Sub-regional workshop for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) countries
26 - 29 January, 2015
UN DESA’s Statistics Division is organizing a sub-regional workshop for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) countries, entitled “Environment Statistics in support of the implementation of the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES 2013)” in collaboration...
Closing ceremony to mark the conclusion of the International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
26 January, 2015
The event will feature a video with highlights of the year, a cultural performance and a panel discussion on the way forward for SIDS. It is also expected to include remarks by the President of the General Assembly, Under-Secretary-General Wu Hongbo, the Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States,...
Regional workshop within the UN Development Account project “Supporting Developing Countries Measure Progress Towards Achieving a Green Economy”
20 - 23 January, 2015
UN DESA’s Statistics Division is organizing a regional workshop within the UN Development Account project “Supporting Developing Countries Measure Progress Towards Achieving a Green Economy” in Bangkok, Thailand on 20-23 January. The project is led by the division in collaboration with UNEP, UNIDO, ...
Global Conference on a Transformative Agenda for Official Statistics
15 - 16 January, 2015
UN DESA’s Statistics Division and the Statistical Office of the European Communities are organizing the Global Conference on a Transformative Agenda for Official Statistics on 15-16 January, seeking to formulate an adequate response to the increased demand for detailed and timely data to monitor pro...
2015 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference
15 - 17 January, 2015
The UN-Water Annual Zaragoza Conferences serve UN-Water to prepare for World Water Day. This conference is part of the road map for World Water Day 2015, which will focus on "water and sustainable development".
The post-2015 international agenda for water will be decided in 2015. The UN-Wa...