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Women in Agriculture: closing the gender gap for development
17 March, 2011
The State of Food and Agriculture 2010┐11 (SOFA) calculates the costs of gender inequality for society and nations. For example, it shows that if women farmers had the same access to productive resources as men farmers, world hunger would be reduced by 100 to 150 million people. It makes a strong ┐b...

Event to launch the FAO report on the State of Food and Agriculture
17 March, 2011

General Assembly Interactive Dialogue with the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability
16 March, 2011
On 9 August 2010, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the High-level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP) to ┐reflect on and formulate a new vision for sustainable growth and prosperity, along with mechanisms for achieving it┐, in light of the growing strain placed on our planet by climate change...

Workshop on Manufacturing Statistics for ECLAC countries
15 - 17 March, 2011
This workshop, organized by DESA┐s Statistics Division, in collaboration with Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e EstatÝstica (IBGE), continues the programme for the development of comprehensive and comparable manufacturing stat...

Seminar on the in-depth analysis of Ethiopia's 2007 population and housing census
14 - 18 March, 2011
In many countries, the voluminous data collected through censuses is only partially analysed and disseminated, and often late, resulting in its underutilization. To address this challenge, DESA┐s Statistics Division in collaboration with the Italian Government has initiated a project to strengthen n...

Capacity building workshop on Promoting Professionalism in the Public Service
14 - 18 March, 2011
The capacity building workshop will be organized by DESA┐s Division for Public Administration and Development Management, in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the Ministry of Civil Service of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

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China Tree Planting Day
12 March, 2011
Organizer: The People's Republic of China

Special high-level meeting of ECOSOC with the Bretton Woods Institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
10 - 11 March, 2011

Capacity building workshop ┐Managing ESCs as a Driving Force of the National Dialogue on Economic and Social Policies┐
07 - 08 March, 2011
On the basis of their partnership, DESA and the International Association of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions (AICESIS) have organized several actions that have been undertaken to strengthen the role of ESCs in Africa (survey; conference on ICTs, Paris, December 17-18 2009; conf...

Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting for CSD-19
28 February - 04 March, 2011
The themes for the CSD 18-19 cycle are transport, chemicals, waste management, mining and the Ten-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns. During the preparatory meeting, each of the different themes will be further discussed in order to prepare solid recommen...

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