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Page 29General Assembly, Seventy-first session
13 September - 31 December, 2016
The General Assembly (GA) is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the UN.
Decisions on important questions, such as those on peace and security, admission of new members and budgetary matters, require a two-thirds majority. Decisions on other questions are by simp...
9th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
13 September, 2016
Global Preparatory Seminar for the UN World Data Forum
07 - 09 September, 2016
Following the decision of the 47th Session of the Statistical Commission, the High-level Group on Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda will organize a UN World Data Forum to engage with public and private measurements experts, statistical produc...
UNDP, second regular session
06 - 10 September, 2016
Regional Meeting on Disability Measurement and Statistics in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 2020 World Population and Housing Census Programme
05 - 06 September, 2016
The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), in collaboration with the Caribbean Community Secretariat (CARICOM), and the Barbados Statistical Services, is organizing a Regional Meeting on Disability Measurement and Statistics in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 2020 ...
International Conference on Big Data for Official Statistics
30 August - 01 September, 2016
The daily use of mobile phones and social media, as well as the routine checking of equipment, such as cars or home appliances, generate continuous streams of electronic data. These data sources, commonly referred to as Big Data, can potentially be used in the compilation of official statistics for ...
Workshop on Modeling tools ľ integrated approaches for sustainable development policies
22 - 26 August, 2016
UNDP and UNDESA will organise the workshop: Modeling tools ľ integrated approaches for sustainable development policies. The workshop will convene UN staff and government officials in the UNDP Regional Centre in Addis Ababa. Through a joint effort, DESA-UNDP have developed a training course to illus...
National Missions (Bilateral Consultations and Workshops) on Strengthening Environment Statistics for Improved Monitoring of Sustainable Development in Uganda and Kenya
15 - 19 August, 2016
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 two national ...
International Youth Day
12 August, 2016
The theme of the 2016 International Youth Day is ôThe Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Production and Consumptionö.
This yearĺs Day is about achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It focuses on the leading role of young people in ensuring poverty e...
International Day of the Worldĺs Indigenous Peoples
09 August, 2016
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 during the International Decade of the Worldĺs Indigenous People. The date marks the day of the first meeting, in...