The Broadband Commission for Digital Development (BY INVITATION ONLY)
19 September, 2010
The Broadband Commission for Digital Development believes that high-speed, high-capacity broadband connections to the Internet are an essential element in modern society, with wide economic and social benefits. Its mission is to promote the adoption of broadband-friendly practice and policies so tha...
Expert Group Meeting on Poverty Eradication
15 - 17 September, 2010
Organized by DESA┐s Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD), in collaboration with the Economic Development and NEPAD Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the meeting is convened in the context of ECOSOC resolution 2010/L.5 in which the Economic and Social Council...
Sixty-fifth session of the United Nations General Assembly
14 September - 31 December, 2010
The General Assembly of the United Nations opens its sixty-fifth session on 14 September at United Nations Headquarters in New York. Following the opening week, Heads of State and Government will gather for a three-day Highlevel Plenary Meeting on the Millennium Development Goals (MDG Summit), from ...
Fifth Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
14 - 17 September, 2010
International representatives of government, the private sector,civil society, the academic and technical communities,international organizations and the media will discuss the overall issue of "IGF 2010 ┐ developing the future together". This theme reflects the open and inclusive nature of the IGF ...
First meeting of the Ad Hoc Expert Group (AHEG) on Forest Financing
13 - 17 September, 2010
The Expert Group in Nairobi will involve presentations by government-nominated experts, regional processes and development banks, forest related international organizations, major groups as well as prominent experts on forest financing. These discussions will inform participants of the main developm...
Expert Group Meeting on National Action Plans on Violence Against Women
13 - 15 September, 2010
Participants will review national action plans on violence against women and analyze different approaches and their effectiveness, as well as identify key elements and good practices for the development, content, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of national action plans on violence against ...
2010 Shanghai World Expo; Thematic Forum - Economic Transformations & Urban-Rural Relations
09 - 12 September, 2010
Sustainable Development of Cities Worldwide
The aim of the Shanghai World Expo Theme Forums is to give voice to people of outstanding talent in different areas of expertise from home and abroad, who will be encouraged to participate in in-depth discussions about the sustainable dev...
Sixteenth Session of the Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities (CCSA)
01 - 03 September, 2010
The Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities (CCSA) is the main interagency mechanism in the professional field of official statistics, bringing together chief statistical managers from over 35 United Nations system and other international organizations, active in the collection and ...
Workshop on forest governance and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD+) in Latin America
31 August - 03 September, 2010
Organized by the Governments of Mexico and Switzerland and
other partners with the support of the United Nations Forum on
Forest, the workshop will discuss the relationships among
sustainable forest management, forest governance, REDD+ and
livelihoods, among other topics.