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Page 49World Autism Awareness Day
02 April, 2015
This year, World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) will highlight the unique talents of people with autism and what is required to promote growth in employment opportunities. People with autism often possess in greater abundance than ôneurotypicalö workers do ľ such as, heightened abilities in pattern rec...
Economic and Social Council civil society hearing on the longer-term positioning of the United Nations development system ľ CALL FOR WRITTEN STATEMENTS
02 - 23 April, 2015
The Economic and Social Council, in its resolution 2014/14 of 14 July 2014, decided to convene a transparent and inclusive dialogue involving Member States and all relevant stakeholders on the longer-term positioning of the United Nations development system, taking into account the post-2015 develop...
ECOSOC Integration Segment
30 March - 01 April, 2015
The second Integration Segment of the Economic and Social Council will focus on ôachieving sustainable development through employment creation and decent work for all.ö The Segment will demonstrate how the creation of good quality jobs could be a tool for promoting the economic, social and environme...
Second Meeting of the Expert Group on Environment Statistics
25 - 27 March, 2015
Second Meeting of the Expert Group on Environment Statistics will take place in New York on 25-27 March.
The Statistical Commission at its forty-fourth session in 2013 adopted the revised Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES 2013) as the framework for strengthening...
17th plenary session of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP)
23 - 27 March, 2015
During the five days, the CDP members will examine the following themes; (i) strengthening accountability for sustainable development in the post-2015 era; (ii) CDPĺs contribution to the mid-term review of the Istanbul Plan of Action; (iii) the 2015 triennial review of the least developed country ca...
International Day of Forests
21 March, 2015
21 March is the International Day of Forests, and the theme of this yearĺs observance of the Day is climate change. Forests and climate are inextricably linked, forests generate oxygen, store carbon, conserve soils, and build resilience to natural and man-made disasters.
An estimated 17 pe...
113th session - Human Rights Committee
16 March - 02 April, 2015
At its forthcoming 113th session, the Human Rights Committee will examine the efforts of the following six countries to implement the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights:
Expert Group Meeting (EGM) entitled ôUnited Nations E-Government Survey 2016: E-Government for Sustainable Developmentö
16 - 17 March, 2015
The Expert Group Meeting (EGM) entitled ôUnited Nations E-Government Survey 2016: E-Government for Sustainable Developmentö, is organized by UN DESAĺs Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM).
The purpose of the meeting is to provide a platform for experts to (...
Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
14 - 18 March, 2015
Registration for NGOs and other Major Groups to the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction is now CLOSED.
Those individuals who have not pre-registered a...
Realizing a disability-inclusive post-2015 disaster risk reduction strategy
14 - 18 March, 2015
To ensure the integration of persons with disabilities in the development of a global framework for disaster risk reduction, UN DESAĺs Division for Social Policy and Development Division (DSPD) is working along with all stakeholders, including governments, UN system organizations, academics, the pri...