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Second Committee of the General Assembly
04 October - 31 December, 2010
The first meeting of the Second Committee of the 65th session of the General Assembly took place on 17 September 2010 for the purpose of adopting the programme of work (A/C.2/65/L.1). The Committee is chaired by H.E. Ambassador Enkhtsetseg Ochir (Mongolia). The other Bureau members include Vice-Chai...

Third Committee of the General Assembly
04 October - 31 December, 2010
The Committee discusses social development, advancement of women, refugees, human rights, promotion and protection of the rights of children, indigenous issues and the elimination of racism, racial discrimination and xenophobia. The Committee also addresses questions related to the right to self- de...

High-level Discussion and Launch of the Pearl Initiative
22 September, 2010
This event will bring together a select group of business leaders to exchange views and share lessons learned on the linkages between a transparent business environment and sustainable economic growth, which can all contribute to the achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

Safe and sustainable roads for the MDGs
22 September, 2010
The UN Environment Programme, UN development expert Dr. Kevin Watkins, and a range of Member States and stakeholders will look at how the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety can be integrated into the wider development framework in order to help achieve the MDGs.

A new report by Dr. Kevin W...

Accountability and transparency to reach the MDGs:
22 September, 2010

Ending Energy Poverty: Towards Universal Access
21 September, 2010
A high-level invitation-only dinner. This event will serve as a catalyst for the Global Campaign for Energy Access and will explore opportunities for energizing development for all through public/private partnerships, energy planning and policy tools, innovative financing and technologies, as well ...

2010 World Business and Development Awards Ceremony
21 September, 2010
The World Business and Development Awards are the first international business awards to recognize the crucial role of the private sector in implementing the Millennium Development Goals. The spirit of the awards lies in the pursuit of innovative and productive core business practices to sustainable...

Saving Mothers and Children with Malaria Control: Count Down to the MDGs
21 September, 2010
The event will include a screening of the film The Motherland Tour: A Journey of African Women with Yvonne Chaka Chaka presented by RBM Goodwill Ambassador Yvonne Chaka Chaka, as well as a presentation of the Kenya Red Cross and Ministry of Health report entitled Beyond Prevention: Home management o...

Achieving the MDGs through Partnership- Sharing the experience and challenges of Asia
21 September, 2010
The guest speakers including Ms. Helen Clark, Administrator of UNDP, Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, President of the Asian Development Bank, Ms. Noeleen Heyzer, Executive Secretary of UNESCAP and other ministers of the co-organizing Asian countries will speak about the experiences in the region, with particul...

Religion, Faith and the MDGs
21 September, 2010
Launch of revised tool kit on Faith and MDGs.

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