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Second Meeting of Expert Group on Energy Statistics
02 - 05 November, 2010
DESA┐s Statistics Division is organizing this Expert Group Meeting to review and endorse the provisional draft of the International Recommendations for Energy Statistics (IRES) prior to its submission to the United Nations Statistical Commission for adoption at its 42nd Session (22-25 February 2011)...

Workshop on updated and new recommendations for International Merchandise Trade Statistics (IMTS 2010) and their implementation in countries of the Sub-Saharan Africa region
01 - 05 November, 2010
At its forty-first session (23 - 26 February 2010) the Statistical Commission adopted IMTS 2010 and endorsed the implementation programme as contained in the Secretary General┐s report, including the preparation of the revised IMTS Compilers Manual and continued technical assistance activities.

High-Level Regional Meeting on ┐Education and the achievement of the MDGs
22 - 23 October, 2010
DESA in collaboration with the Government of Thailand, UNESCO and ESCAP is organizing on 22-23 October an ECOSOC High-Level Regional Meeting on ┐Education and the achievement of the MDGs┐ for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand, in preparation for the 2011 Annual Ministerial Review on the them...

World e-Parliament Conference 2010
21 - 22 October, 2010
The 2010 World e-Parliament Conference, which is being organized by DESA, the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the Parliament of South Africa and the Pan-African Parliament and coordinated by DESA┐s Global Centre for ICT in Parliament, will be held at the Pan-African Parliament in Midrand, Johannesburg, S...

World Statistics Day
20 October, 2010
For the first time this 20 October, the observance of World Statistics Day (WSD) will bring the world┐s attention to the importance of statistics in decision-making. The United Nations General Assembly designated this day to acknowledge the crucial role of statistics in policy-making, transparency a...

Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
18 - 22 October, 2010
In accordance with ECOSOC decision E/2010/L.36 of 23 July 2010, the sixth session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters will be held in Geneva from 18 to 22 October
The main objective of the session will be to complete the revision of the United Nations Model Do...

Project on National Development Indicators, including MDGs┐Kick off meeting for the African region
18 - 20 October, 2010
DESA┐s Statistics Division is organizing a meeting to launch the project on ┐Improving the Collation, Availability and Dissemination of Development indicators, including MDGs.┐ The meeting will bring together national experts on developments indicators as well as national data managers from the seve...

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17 October, 2010
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, ...

Global Forum on Gender Statistics
11 - 13 October, 2010
The Global Forum is being organized by DESA┐s Statistics Division in collaboration with the National Statistical Coordination Board of the Philippines. This Forum will be the third in a series of international meetings on gender statistics with the purpose of promoting the advancement of gender stat...

International Day of Older Persons
07 October, 2010
The 20th International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) will continue to build on significant United Nations (UN) milestones that acknowledge older persons as an increasingly major segment of society. In 2009, there were 737 million persons age 60 or older. This cohort is expected to grow to more than 2 ...

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