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Page 5Joint Meeting of ECOSOC and the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC)
13 November, 2018
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing our world. It alters weather patterns and increases the intensity and frequency of extreme weather events and, by exacerbating well documented drivers of conflicts, can raise the risk of social tension and unrest and undermine efforts to build ...
Pathways to resilience in climate-affected Small Island Developing States (SIDS)ľ A Forward-Looking Resilience Building Agenda: Promises, results and next steps
13 November, 2018
The Economic and Social Council is convening a Meeting on ôPathways to resilience in climate-affected Small Island Developing States (SIDS)ľ A Forward-Looking Resilience Building Agenda: Promises, resuThe Economic and Social Council is convening a Meeting on ôPathways to resilience in climate-affect...
Workshop on Environment Statistics and Information for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region
12 - 16 November, 2018
UN DESAĺs Statistics Division, in collaboration with the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the United Nations Environment Programme, and the European Environment Agency (EEA) is organizing a Workshop on Environment Statistics and Information for Sustainable Development in the ...
Thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
12 - 14 November, 2018
The Internet has become an integrated part of our lives, from accessing an education, to receiving healthcare services and to conducting business. The digital transformation we are experiencing is spreading across the most remote areas in the world. The frontier technologies are opening new boundari...
Workshop on Promoting Accountability, Transformation, Innovation and Creativity in Africaĺs Public-Sector Institutions
06 - 09 November, 2018
Aiming to reach a large number of high ranking public sector leaders in African countries gathered by the African Association for Public Administration and Management (AAPAM) Roundtable Conference, UNDESA''s Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government (DPIDG) is organizing one workshop o...
Expert group meeting on population and sustainable development in the 21st century
01 - 02 November, 2018
On 1 and 2 November 2018, UN DESAĺs Population Division will convene an expert group meeting to discuss current and future population trends and their implications for sustainable development. Experts from around the world will consider the following topics: (1) fertility, reproductive health and po...
Inter-regional Meeting for SIDS on the SAMOA Pathway Midterm Review
30 October - 02 November, 2018
Regional Symposium on Strengthening Capacities of Public Institutions
24 - 26 October, 2018
The Symposium will provide a platform for decision-makers to discuss challenges and share knowledge on how to strengthen public governance and bolster capacities of public institutions to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in Asia and the Pacific. Selected Eastern Africa countries wil...
UN World Data Forum 2018
22 - 24 October, 2018
The UN World Data Forum 2018 will be hosted by Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, of United Arab Emirates from 22 to 24 October 2018, with support from the Statistics Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Com...
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17 October, 2018
The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty can be traced back to 17 October 1987. On that day, over a hundred thousand people gathered at the TrocadÚro in Paris, where the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed in 1948, to honour the victims of extreme poverty, ...