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Page 104Forest Day 4
05 December, 2010
With the International Year of Forests on the horizon, forest and climate change issues will be a large part of the discussions at the Climate Change Conference. To help foster collaboration and action on the challenges facing forests, the fourth ┐Forest Day┐ (Forest Day 4) is being held on the them...
2010 GAID Global Forum and Annual Meeting
05 - 06 December, 2010
the Global Alliance for ICT and Development (GAID) and bring together participants from the global ICT for Development community to engage in multi-stakeholder dialogues and debates around key and emerging issues in this field and foster partnerships and collaboration. This year┐s event will be orga...
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 December, 2010
The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December was established by the International Year for Disabled Persons (1981). The Day aims to promote a better understanding of disability issues with a focus on the rights of persons with disabilities and gains to b...
Workshop on Statistics of International Trade in Services
30 November - 03 December, 2010
DESA┐s Statistics Division in cooperation with the General Statistical Office of Vietnam is organizing this workshop within the framework of DESA┐s Development Account project for the strengthening of the statistical capacity of countries in South East Asia.
The objective of the workshop is...
18th Inter-agency and Expert Group Meeting on MDG
30 November - 02 December, 2010
As part of the regular consultation with both national and international experts to review and discuss issues related to the MDG monitoring, the meeting will focus on localizing the MDG indicators, country capacity building and creation of appropriate frameworks for monitoring national development. ...
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
29 November - 10 December, 2010
The United Nations Climate Change Conference opened in Canc˙n, Mexico on 29 November, bringing together 193 nations and calling for a balanced and concrete outcome to meet one of today┐s biggest challenges.
Addressing the media, Christiana Figueres, Executive Director of the UN Framework Convent...
International Workshop on Social Statistics
22 - 26 November, 2010
DESA┐s Statistics Division and the National Bureau of Statistics of China are organizing this workshop as part of the social statistics programme of the Statistics Division with the purpose of enhancing the capacity of countries to collect, disseminate and use quality statistics on time use and on v...
Workshop on the 2010 World Programme on Population and Housing Censuses: Census Evaluation and Post Enumeration Surveys, for Arabic speaking Countries
21 - 24 November, 2010
DESA┐s Statistics Division in collaboration with the Jordan Department of Statistics and the Arab Institute for Training and Research in Statistics, is organizing this workshop to present an overview of the various methods of evaluating censuses with a focus on the post enumeration survey (PES) meth...
2010 Shanghai World Expo; Summit Forum
18 November, 2010
The Summit Forum is of the highest rank among three types of forums. The Summit Forum will be the climax of the Expo forums as it provides a stage for large-scale discussion of global urbanization issues. The ┐Shanghai Declaration,┐ which is to be announced at the Summit Forum, will be a significant...
International Seminar on Early Warning and Business Cycle Indicators
17 - 19 November, 2010
This is the final seminar organized by DESA┐s Statistics Division and Eurostat in cooperation with the hosts of the three seminars, Statistics Canada (Ottawa, May 2009), Statistics Netherlands (Scheveningen, December 2009) and the Federal eState Statistics Service of the Russian Federation. These se...