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Page 14ECOSOC humanitarian affairs segment
19 - 21 June, 2018
The ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) has been an essential platform for discussing the activities and issues related to strengthening the coordination of the humanitarian assistance of the United Nations. The HAS provides a key opportunity for Member States, the United Nations system, human...
Forum of Experts in SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting
18 - 20 June, 2018
The Forum of Experts in SEEA Experimental Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EEA) will be held on 18-20 June 2018 at the Glen Cove Mansion Hotel & Conference Center, Glen Cove, Long Island, New York. The Forum is organized by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in collaboration with the United Nat...
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
15 June, 2018
The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) happens each year on June 15th. It was officially recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution 66/127,December 2011, following a request by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA), who first established th...
Validation workshop on the national forest financing strategy and project proposal on sustainable forest management in Madagascar
14 - 15 June, 2018
This workshop aims to discuss and validate the national forest financing strategy and project proposal on sustainable forest management developed by the authorities of Madagascar with technical support from the UNFF Global Forest Financing Facilitation Network. It follows up on the capacity-building...
International Albinism Awareness Day
13 June, 2018
People with albinism face multiple forms of discrimination worldwide. Albinism is still profoundly misunderstood, socially and medically. The physical appearance of persons with albinism is often the object of erroneous beliefs and myths influenced by superstition, which foster their marginalization...
11th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD
12 - 14 June, 2018
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was adopted by the General Assembly by its resolution 61/106 of 13 December 2006. It came into force on 3 May 2008 upon the 20th ratification. Article 40 of the Convention stipulates that ôThe States Parties shall meet regularly in a Conferen...
Expert Group Meeting on Sustainable Development Goal 17
12 June, 2018
2018 Coordination and Management Meetings (CMM)
12 - 14 June, 2018
Participants at the CMM are Member States, representatives of the Functional Commissions and ECOSOC expert bodies, the Regional Commissions and United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes.
The programme of each Coordination and Management Meeting-CMM is structured around actions that ECOSOC is...
UNGA High-level Event on SDG Financing
11 June, 2018
The President of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčßk identified sustainable development as a priority. Therefore he will convene a Meeting on Financing the Sustainable Development Goals on 11 June 2018 bringing together different stakeholders around...
xGlobal Symposium on the Role of Micro-, Small- and MediumEnterprises (MSMEs) in the achievement of the SDGs
07 - 08 June, 2018
The overall objective of this symposium is to inform 2018 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development with key messages on contributions of MSMEs to achieving the SDGs globally. It will further systematize strategic recommendations on measures to maximize potentials of MSMEs to sust...