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Page 125International Day of Cooperatives
03 July, 2010
The International Day of Cooperatives is celebrated on the first Saturday of July to increase awareness of cooperatives, highlight the complementary nature of the objectives of the United Nations and the international co-operative movement, and underscore the contribution of the movement to the reso...
UN Television Debate: "Face to Face"
30 June, 2010
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) is launching the first of a series of television debates, ┐Face to Face┐. On 30 June 2010, DESA, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will gath...
National Workshop to finalize a National Policy and Plan of Action for Older Persons
28 - 30 June, 2010
This activity is a follow up to work undertaken under a Development Account project. Following national consultations with stakeholders in all regions of the country, a national consultant, in collaboration with the Ministry for Social Affairs and DESA┐s Division for Social Policy and Development, p...
UNECE Climate Change &Transport Roundtable
24 June, 2010
During its November 2009 session, the World Forum WP.29 held a brainstorming session regarding the organization of a Round Table on Climate Change and Transport. On the basis of Informal document No. WP.29-149-02, the World Forum agreed in principle with the proposed programme (see report ECE/TRANS/...
Workshop on Engaging Citizens in Development Management and Public Governance for the Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals
21 - 23 June, 2010
This workshop will address policies, strategies, practices and tools for public administrations to promote citizens┐ engagement in development management, with a particular focus on the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. The goal of the workshop is to enhance the knowledge and build sh...
International Workshop on Industrial Statistics
21 - 23 June, 2010
DESA┐s Statistics Division, in collaboration with the National Bureau of Statistics of China, will organize this workshop to enhance the capacity of National Statistical Offices of Asian countries in the area of industrial statistics. This workshop is part of a series of events organized under the p...
United Nations Public Service Day and Awards Ceremony
21 - 23 June, 2010
This year, on the occasion of the celebration of the United Nations Public Service Day, the UN Public Service Awards Ceremony and a forum on the theme of "The Role of Public Service in Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: Challenges and Best Practices" will take place in Barcelona, Spain from...
2010 Shanghai World Expo; Thematic Forum - Science & Technology Innovation and Urban Futures
20 - 23 June, 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...
Seminar on the Implementation of the System of National Accounts 2008 in the CARICOM Region
14 - 16 June, 2010
The System of National Accounts, 2008 (2008 SNA) is an updated version of the System of National Accounts, 1993 (1993 SNA). It is the fifth version of the SNA, the first of which was published over fifty years ago.
The 2008 SNA was prepared under the auspices of the Inter-Secretari...
Informal Interactive Hearings of the General Assembly with Non-governmental organizations, Civil society organizations and the Private sector
14 - 15 June, 2010
2010 will be a critical year in determining which development pathways our world will pursue. In 2000, UN Member States agreed to the Millennium Declaration and committed themselves to achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015.
On 20-22 September 2010, the...