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Page 5International 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, ...
Seventeenth Session of the Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
16 - 19 October, 2018
Global Infrastructure Forum 2018
13 October, 2018
The Global Infrastructure Forum aims to enhance coordination among multilateral development banks and their development partners to better develop sustainable, accessible, resilient, and quality infrastructure for developing countries, and focuses on how governments and their working partners can at...
Launch of the World Economic and Social Survey 2018
08 October, 2018
A new report, World Economic and Social Survey 2018: Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development reviews the advances in frontier technologies and analyses their economic, social and environmental impacts. The Survey identifies policy measures at the national level ľ striking a balance among ...
Second Committee of the General Assembly
04 October - 29 November, 2018
The Economic and Financial Committee (Second Committee) of the General Assembly at its seventy-second session, is chaired by His Excellency Mr. JORGE SKINNER-KLEE ARENALES of Guatemala. During this session, it will deal with issues relating to economic growth and development such as macroeconomic po...
Third Committee of the General Assembly
02 October - 21 November, 2018
The Third Committee of the General Assembly at its seventy-third session, is chaired by H.E. Mahmoud Saikal (Afghanistan).
The General Assembly allocates to the Third Committee, agenda items relating to a range of social, humanitarian affairs and human rights issues that affect people all o...
International Day of Older Persons
01 October, 2018
On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly (by resolution 45/106) designated 1 October the International Day of Older Persons.
This was preceded by initiatives such as the Vienna International Plan of Action on Ageing ľ which was adopted by the 1982 World Assembly on Ageing ľ ...
High-level Meeting on Financing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
24 September, 2018
General Assembly, Seventy-third session
18 September - 31 December, 2018
22The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the United Nations, the only one in which all Member States have equal representation: one nation, one vote. All 193 Member States of the United Nations are represented in this unique forum to discuss and work together on a wide array of intern...
Briefing on the Global Infrastructure Forum 2018
17 September, 2018
The briefing will inform Member States regarding the preparation for the 2018 Global Infrastructure Forum, which is hosted this year by the Asian Development Bank and held in Bali, Indonesia on October 13, 2018.
The briefing will provide an opportunity to learn about the expected outcome of...