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Page 28Consultation on Indigenous Peoplesĺ Participation at the UN
27 - 28 February, 2017
In the Outcome Document of the 2014 high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, Members States committed to consider ways to enable the participation of indigenous peoples in meetings of relevant United Nations bodies on issues affecting th...
Symposium on ôImplementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SAMOA Pathway in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
21 - 23 February, 2017
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SAMOA Pathway recognized the specific challenges faced by Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and their particular vulnerability to the impacts of climate change. The 2030 Agenda pledges to "Leave No One Behind" and calls for special attention to...
World Day of Social Justice
20 February, 2017
Fifteenth Coordination Meeting on International Migration
16 - 17 February, 2017
International migration is a global phenomenon that is growing in scope, complexity and impact. Today, virtually all countries in the world are simultaneously countries of destination, origin and transit for international migrants. Traditional migration patterns are complemented by new migratory flo...
United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Preparatory Meeting
15 - 16 February, 2017
A high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development will be convened in New York, from 5 to 9 June 2017, coinciding with World Oceans Day, to support th...
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
11 February, 2017
Gender equality has always been a core issue for the United Nations. Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls will make a crucial contribution not only to economic development of the world, but to progress across all the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development ...
Regional Workshop on Strengthening the Collection and Use of International Migration Data in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
31 January - 03 February, 2017
The workshop is jointly organised by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (represented by Statistics Division (UNSD) and Population Division (UNPD)) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (represented by the Statistics Division and the ...
2017 Regular Session, Committee on NGOs
30 January - 08 February, 2017
The 2017 Regular Session of the Committee on NGOs will take place from 30 January to 8 February 2017. The session is expected to consider new applications for status by NGOs as well as applications deferred from earlier sessions. It will also review quadrennial reports of NGOs in general or special ...
ECOSOC Youth forum
30 - 31 January, 2017
This two-day event will feature interactive dialogues among representatives from youth organizations, high-level and other keynote speakers. A number of sessions will be held on aspects of the themes for the Economic and Social Council and the High-level Political Forum and space will be created for...
Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2017
17 January, 2017