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Seminar on the UN Methodological Guidelines on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective (EDGE meeting)
01 - 02 November, 2017
This seminar will present the UN Methodological Guidelines on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective, developed under the Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) project. The guidelines provide national statistical agencies and policy makers with guidance on c...

High-Level Symposium ôGlobal Energy Interconnection: Advancing the Sustainable Development Goalsö
01 November, 2017
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has set out 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets, which jointly constitute a comprehensive plan of action to eradicate poverty and ensure sustainable development worldwide. SDG7 is a first-ever universal goal on energy, with five targets...

11th Meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Gender Statistics (11th IAEG-GS)
30 - 31 October, 2017
The meeting will bring together national and international experts to review and discuss issues related to the development of gender statistics. In particular, the meeting will: (a) review methodological developments in key areas of gender concerns in the SDG framework; (b) review the work of the IA...

Meeting on Electronic Waste Statistics for the East African Community Region
28 October, 2017
Given UNSDĺs recent work with the EAC member states in conducting a Pilot Questionnaire on Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Statistics in collaboration with the United Nations University (UNU), a one-day Meeting focusing on E-Waste Statistics will be organized by UNU back-to-back with the Final Workshop a...

Measuring the contribution of Islamic Finance to the economy - Workshop on Islamic Finance in the National Accounts
24 - 26 October, 2017
The workshop is organized by STAT/DESA jointly with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). Islamic finance does not operate in the same way as conventional finance as it follows the Shariĺah Islamic law, principles and rules, which do not permit receipt and payme...

Final Workshop on Environment Statistics for the East African Community Region
23 - 27 October, 2017
As part of the Development Account Project on Supporting Member States in developing and strengthening environment statistics and integrated environmental-economic accounting for improved monitoring of sustainable development, the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) will organize the Final Wor...

International Day for the Eradication Poverty
17 October, 2017
The theme of the 2017 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is: ôAnswering the Call of October 17 to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societiesö. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the declaration by the General Assembly, in its resolution 47/196 of 22 December 1992,...

Fifteenth Session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
17 - 20 October, 2017

121st session - Human Rights Committee
16 October - 10 November, 2017
At its forthcoming 121st session, the Human Rights Committee will examine the efforts of the following seven countries to implement the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights:

1. Fifth report of Cameroon (LOIPR)
2. Fifth report of Jordan
3. Fifth report of Mauritius <...

Joint Meeting of ECOSOC and the Second Committee on ôThe Future of Everything ľ Sustainable Development in the Age of Rapid Technological Changeö
11 October, 2017
The future will no longer be what we once thought. It is widely acknowledged that the pace and breadth of technological advances are intensifying, and by 2030 ľ the target date for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals ľ the world will have undergone further changes in the realm of daily human...

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