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Page 29UN Women Executive Board, annual session
27 June - 01 July, 2016
ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment
27 - 29 June, 2016
The ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment (HAS) provides a unique opportunity for Member States, United Nations entities, humanitarian and development partners, the private sector and affected communities to discuss emerging and pressing humanitarian issues. Since 1998, the HAS has also been an essen...
United Nations Public Service Day
23 June, 2016
The UN General Assembly, in its Resolution 57/277, designated 23 June as Public Service Day (A/RES/57/277). The UN Public Service Day intends to celebrate the value and virtue of public service to the community; highlight the contribution of public service in the development process; recognize the w...
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
15 June, 2016
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...
UNICEF Executive Board, annual session
14 - 17 June, 2016
International Albinism Awareness Day
13 June, 2016
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...
Committee on NGOs, resumed session
10 June, 2016
The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations is a standing committee of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), established by the Council in 1946. It reports directly to ECOSOC, and the two reports of its annual regular session (usually at the end of January) and resumed session (in May) inclu...
First annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum)
06 - 07 June, 2016
As part of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism mandated by the 2030 Agenda and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, the annual collaborative Multi-stakeholder Forum on science, technology and innovation for the sustainable development Goals (STI Forum) is expected to "provide a venue for facilitating i...
ECOSOC Coordination and management meeting
01 - 03 June, 2016
The Coordination and Management Meetings have thee main functions:
ĽThe review of the reports of the Councilĺs subsidiary and expert bodies; these include the reports of all Functional Commissions, the Regional Commissions, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, as well as expert ...
Fifth meeting of the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for the 2030 Agenda
25 - 26 May, 2016
Fifth meeting of the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for the 2030 Agenda (25-26 May 2016, Budapest, Hungary) is being organized by DESA/SD and hosted by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office. The main objectives of the fifth meeting of the HLG are to i) review...