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Page 3Launch of the World Economic and Social Survey 2018
08 October, 2018
A new report, World Economic and Social Survey 2018: Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development reviews the advances in frontier technologies and analyses their economic, social and environmental impacts. The Survey identifies policy measures at the national level ľ striking a balance among ...
Second Committee of the General Assembly
04 October - 29 November, 2018
The Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) of the General Assembly at its seventy-second session, is chaired by His Excellency Mr. JORGE SKINNER-KLEE ARENALES of Guatemala. During this session, it will deal with issues relating to economic growth and development such as macroeconomic po...
Third Committee of the General Assembly
02 October - 21 November, 2018
The Third Committee of the General Assembly at its seventy-third session, is chaired by H.E. Mahmoud Saikal (Afghanistan).
The General Assembly allocates to the Third Committee, agenda items relating to a range of social, humanitarian affairs and human rights issues that affect people all o...
International Day of Older Persons
01 October, 2018
On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly (by resolution 45/106) designated 1 October the International Day of Older Persons.
This was preceded by initiatives such as the Vienna International Plan of Action on Ageing ľ which was adopted by the 1982 World Assembly on Ageing ľ ...
High-level Meeting on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
24 September, 2018
General Assembly, Seventy-third session
18 September - 31 December, 2018
22The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the United Nations, the only one in which all Member States have equal representation: one nation, one vote. All 193 Member States of the United Nations are represented in this unique forum to discuss and work together on a wide array of intern...
Briefing on the Global Infrastructure Forum 2018
17 September, 2018
The briefing will inform Member States regarding the preparation for the 2018 Global Infrastructure Forum, which is hosted this year by the Asian Development Bank and held in Bali, Indonesia on October 13, 2018.
The briefing will provide an opportunity to learn about the expected outcome of...
Regional Training Workshop on Trade SDMX
10 - 14 September, 2018
African Union Commission (AUC) and UN Statistics Division (UNSD) organize jointly the first Regional Training Workshop on Trade SDMX to raise awareness on SDMX-IMTS artifacts including data structure, concepts and code lists; and to train IT experts and trade statisticians in using latest SDMX tools...
International Youth Day
12 August, 2018
In 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth (Lisbon, 8-12 August 1998) that 12 August be declared International Youth Day. The Assembly recommended that public information activities be organized ...
International Day of the Worldĺs Indigenous Peoples
09 August, 2018
By resolution 49/214 of 23 December 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided that the International Day of the Worldĺs Indigenous People shall be observed on 9 August every year. The date marks the day of the first meeting, in 1982, of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations.