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International Forum on Migration Statistics 2018
15 - 16 January, 2018
OECD, IOM and UNDESA (represented by UNSD and UNPD) propose to co-organise a regular International Forum on Migration Statistics. The first Forum will be hosted at OECD''''s conference centre in Paris. The location of the Forum will rotate between the three co-organising agencies. The Forum will als...

International Migrants Day
18 December, 2017
Migration draws increasing attention in the world nowadays. Mixed with elements of unforeseeability, emergency, and complexity, the challenges and difficulties of international migration require enhanced cooperation and collective action among countries and regions. The United Nations is actively pl...

12th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
18 - 21 December, 2017
The twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 18 to 21 December 2017, on the theme, Shape Your Digital Future!

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in disc...

Regional Workshop on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective through Household Surveys
12 - 14 December, 2017
United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), under the Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) project, is organizing, in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), a workshop for Asian countries on the Production of Statistics on Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective through Househ...

Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)
11 December, 2017
The report is a joint product of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the five United Nations regional commissions (Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), Econo...

Building Community of Ocean Action on Marine pollution
06 December, 2017
At the high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14 (SDG 14) - The Ocean Conference - held in June 2017 at UN headquarters in New York, close to 1,400 voluntary commitments for concrete action to advance implementation of SDG 14 were made by g...

High-level Study Visit to China on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs
04 - 07 December, 2017
To strengthen the capacity of key constituents in developing countries to benefit from science, technology and innovation for the SDGs and enhance the contribution of stakeholders to the Technology Facilitation Mechanism, UN DESA, in collaboration with the Ministry of Science and Technology of China...

International Day of Persons with Disabilities
01 December, 2017
Theme for IDPD 2017: Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all

The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding...

World Toilet Day
19 November, 2017
UN DESA works towards achieving availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all in many ways, including by providing support to the High Level Panel on Water in its pursuit of SDG 6 . DESA also supports the UN Secretary-General in carrying out the mandates of General Assembly...

High-level Conference on Financing for Development and the Means of Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
18 - 19 November, 2017
The high-level Conference will serve as the first joint preparatory event for the 2018 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development follow-up (FfD Forum) and the 2018 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF).

It will aim to achieve the following objectives:
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