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Page 126Expert Group Meeting on Climate Change & Sustainable Development: The Role of Indicators
15 - 16 October, 2008
Climate change is a sustainable development issue, impacting on and impacted by a wide range of economic, social and environmental factors and policies. On the one hand, climate change impacts could erase the progress made in achieving the goals of sustainable development. On the other, controlling ...
61ST Annual DPI/NGO Conference
03 - 05 September, 2008
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 60 this year and to celebrate this anniversary we have chosen the theme "Reaffirming Human Rights: The Universal Declaration at 60." The Declaration is the first universal statement on the basic principles of the human rights to which peoples of all na...
Humanitarian Affairs Segment
15 - 17 July, 2008
07 - 09 July, 2008
ECOSOC 2008 High-Level Segment
30 June - 03 July, 2008
Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, 2008 Resumed Session
29 May - 06 June, 2008
During the 2008 Resumed session of the Committee on NGOs, the members of the Committee considered applications from 123 organizations applying for general, special or Roster consultative status with the Council, including 68 applications deferred from previous sessions. It recommended 65 application...
2008: Spring Meeting of ECOSOC
14 April, 2008
The Special high-level meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development took place on Monday, 14 April 2008, at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The overall theme of the ...
The Role of Native and Desert-Adapted Species for the Purpose of Slowing Desertification
22 - 30 March, 2008
Workshop on International Exchange of Experience in Underground Coal Gasification Technologies (UCG) and Sustainable Energy Development
12 - 13 November, 2007
Coal will continue to be the largest energy source in many countries with economies in transition. Discussions at 15th session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-15) underlined the importance attached to clean coal technologies. One of these technologies is underground coal gasificati...
2007: High-level Dialogue
23 - 25 October, 2007