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Page 5International Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics
30 August - 01 September, 2016
The daily use of mobile phones and social media, as well as the routine checking of equipment, such as cars or home appliances, generate continuous streams of electronic data. These data sources, commonly referred to as Big Data, can potentially be used in the compilation of official statistics for ...
Workshop on Modeling tools ľ integrated approaches for sustainable development policies
22 - 26 August, 2016
UNDP and UNDESA will organise the workshop: Modeling tools ľ integrated approaches for sustainable development policies. The workshop will convene UN staff and government officials in the UNDP Regional Centre in Addis Ababa. Through a joint effort, DESA-UNDP have developed a training course to illus...
National Missions (Bilateral Consultations and Workshops) on Strengthening Environment Statistics for Improved Monitoring of Sustainable Development in Uganda and Kenya
15 - 19 August, 2016
As part of the Development Account Project on Supporting Member States in developing and strengthening environment statistics and integrated environmental-economic accounting for improved monitoring of sustainable development, the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) will organize two national ...
International Youth Day
12 August, 2016
The theme of the 2016 International Youth Day is ôThe Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Production and Consumptionö.
This yearĺs Day is about achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It focuses on the leading role of young people in ensuring poverty e...
International Day of the Worldĺs Indigenous Peoples
09 August, 2016
By resolution 49/214 of 23 December 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided that the International Day of the Worldĺs Indigenous People shall be observed on 9 August every year during the International Decade of the Worldĺs Indigenous People. The date marks the day of the first meeting, in...
Sixth Session of the Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management
01 - 05 August, 2016
The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) established the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) in July 2011 (ECOSOC resolution 2011/24) as the official UN consultative mechanism on GGIM.
The main objectives of the UN Commit...
ECOSOC Organizational session
28 - 29 July, 2016
Regional Meeting on Disability Measurement and Statistics in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 2020 World Population and Housing Census Programme
26 - 28 July, 2016
The United Nations Statistics Division, in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific, is organizing a Regional Meeting on Disability Measurement and Statistics in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 2020 World Population and Housing...
ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting
25 - 27 July, 2016
The Coordination and Management Meetings have thee main functions:
-The review of the reports of the Councilĺs subsidiary and expert bodies; these include the reports of all Functional Commissions, the Regional Commissions, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, as well as expert ...
5th Biennial High-level Meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum
21 - 22 July, 2016
The fifth biennial meeting of the Development Cooperation Forum will advance global dialogue on development cooperation in the era of the new global sustainable development agenda. The high-level meeting will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 21-22 July 2016, as part of the Hi...