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Information sessions to Member States on UN Public Service Awards 2012
10 November, 2011
The UN Public Service Award is an international recognition designed to promote excellence and support innovations in public service delivery worldwide under the management of DESA┐s Division of Public Administration Development Management (DPADM). It is open to public organizations of all kinds, in...

Consultative Meeting on Guidelines for Producing Statistics on Violence against Women
08 - 10 November, 2011
DESA┐s Statistics Division will conduct a Consultative Meeting to Review the Guidelines for Producing Statistics on Violence against Women. The draft guidelines provide comprehensive methodological guidance regarding the selection of core and additional topics, sources of data, relevant statistical ...

24th session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission and Second Asia Pacific Forestry Week
07 - 11 November, 2011
The week, organized by FAO, is being held in conjunction with the 24th Session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission and will include events in celebration of the International Year of Forests, 2011. The theme of the Week is ┐New Challenges ┐ New Opportunity.┐

Over 1,500 participants are ...

7 Billion Day
31 October, 2011
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is commemorating this event by leading the ┐7 Billion Actions┐ campaign which will culminate on ┐7 Billion Day┐ on 31 October. The campaign spotlights both the challenges and opportunities that the large current population of the world entails. The latter r...

Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters - seventh session
24 October - 28 September, 2011
In accordance with ECOSOC decision 2011/253 of 27 July 2011, the seventh annual session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters will be held from 24 to 28 October 2011 at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

The main objective of the session will be to complete...

Fifth Latin American Forestry Congress (CONFLAT V)
19 - 21 October, 2011

Twentieth Inter-agency and Expert Group Meeting (IAEG) on MDG Indicators
17 - 18 October, 2011
The meeting is part of the yearly consultation with national experts and international agencies to review and discuss issues related to the global MDG monitoring. It will focus on identifying technical cooperation needs and defining statistical capacity development strategies to improve MDG monitori...

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17 October, 2011
The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty can be traced back to 17 October 1987. On that day, over a hundred thousand people gathered at the TrocadÚro in Paris, where the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed in 1948, to honour the victims of extreme poverty, ...

Regional Preparatory Meeting in the Arab Region, ESCWA and partners
16 - 17 October, 2011
The Arab Regional Preparatory Meeting aims to support Arab preparations for Rio+20 by offering a forum for deliberation and consensus building on a consolidated set of issues and priorities that reflect the Arab vision on the objectives and themes to be addressed at Rio+20. The meeting is organized ...

Sharing Green Economy best practices towards Rio+20
11 - 12 October, 2011
The Ministry of Environment of Poland is organising a high-level conference aimed at consultation between EU member states and key countries in the process of preparing for the Rio+20 conference in 2012, presentation of the best examples of green initiatives aimed at presenting each partner's p...

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