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Page 12Inter-regional Meeting for SIDS on the SAMOA Pathway Midterm Review
30 October - 02 November, 2018
Regional Symposium on Strengthening Capacities of Public Institutions
24 - 26 October, 2018
The Symposium will provide a platform for decision-makers to discuss challenges and share knowledge on how to strengthen public governance and bolster capacities of public institutions to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in Asia and the Pacific. Selected Eastern Africa countries wil...
UN World Data Forum 2018
22 - 24 October, 2018
The UN World Data Forum 2018 will be hosted by Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, of United Arab Emirates from 22 to 24 October 2018, with support from the Statistics Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Com...
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17 October, 2018
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, ...
Seventeenth Session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
16 - 19 October, 2018
Global Infrastructure Forum 2018
13 October, 2018
The Global Infrastructure Forum aims to enhance coordination among multilateral development banks and their development partners to better develop sustainable, accessible, resilient, and quality infrastructure for developing countries, and focuses on how governments and their working partners can at...
Launch of the World Economic and Social Survey 2018
08 October, 2018
A new report, World Economic and Social Survey 2018: Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development reviews the advances in frontier technologies and analyses their economic, social and environmental impacts. The Survey identifies policy measures at the national level ľ striking a balance among ...
Second Committee of the General Assembly
04 October - 29 November, 2018
The Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) of the General Assembly at its seventy-second session, is chaired by His Excellency Mr. JORGE SKINNER-KLEE ARENALES of Guatemala. During this session, it will deal with issues relating to economic growth and development such as macroeconomic po...
Third Committee of the General Assembly
02 October - 21 November, 2018
The Third Committee of the General Assembly at its seventy-third session, is chaired by H.E. Mahmoud Saikal (Afghanistan).
The General Assembly allocates to the Third Committee, agenda items relating to a range of social, humanitarian affairs and human rights issues that affect people all o...
International Day of Older Persons
01 October, 2018
On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly (by resolution 45/106) designated 1 October the International Day of Older Persons.
This was preceded by initiatives such as the Vienna International Plan of Action on Ageing ľ which was adopted by the 1982 World Assembly on Ageing ľ ...