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Page 13World Day of Social Justice
20 February, 2018
Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face ...
16th annual Coordination Meeting on International Migration
15 - 16 February, 2018
The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs is organizing the sixteenth annual Coordination Meeting on International Migration at the United Nations in New York from 15 to 16 February 2018.
The purpose of the meeting is to contribute to the preparation of the G...
First Global Conference of the Platform for Collaboration on Tax - Taxation and the Sustainable Development Goals
14 - 16 February, 2018
The Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) will hold its First Global Conference on February 14-16, 2018 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The conference will focus on the key directions for tax policy and administration needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
11 February, 2018
Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Over the past 15 years, the global community has made a lot of effort in inspiring and engaging women and girls in science. Unfortuna...
ECOSOC Youth Forum
30 - 31 January, 2018
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, to be held on 30-31 January 2018, will provide a platform for youth to engage in a dialogue with Member States and to discuss the policy frameworks and promote innovative, institutionalised approaches and initiatives for advancing the youth devel...
2018 Regular Session of the Commitee on NGOs
29 January - 07 February, 2018
The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations is a standing committee of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), established by the Council in 1946. It reports directly to ECOSOC, and the two reports of its annual regular session (usually at the end of January) and resumed session (in May) inclu...
Expert Group Meeting on Sustainable Development in Territories of Indigenous Peoples
23 - 25 January, 2018
Sustainable development in territories of indigenous peoples (Article 4 of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples)
Indigenous peoples, in exercising their right to self-determination, have the right to autonomy or self-government in matters relating to their internal and loc...
International Forum on Migration Statistics 2018
15 - 16 January, 2018
OECD, IOM and UNDESA (represented by UNSD and UNPD) propose to co-organise a regular International Forum on Migration Statistics. The first Forum will be hosted at OECD''''s conference centre in Paris. The location of the Forum will rotate between the three co-organising agencies. The Forum will als...
International Migrants Day
18 December, 2017
Migration draws increasing attention in the world nowadays. Mixed with elements of unforeseeability, emergency, and complexity, the challenges and difficulties of international migration require enhanced cooperation and collective action among countries and regions. The United Nations is actively pl...
12th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
18 - 21 December, 2017
The twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 18 to 21 December 2017, on the theme, Shape Your Digital Future!
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in disc...