21 March, 2019
Down syndrome is a naturally occurring chromosomal arrangement that has always been a part of the human condition, exists in all regions across the globe and commonly results in variable effects on learning styles, physical characteristics or health.
Adequate access to health care, to early...
Committee for Development Policy (CDP)
11 - 15 March, 2019
The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) meets once a year for its plenary session and subsequently submits its report to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The CDP excerpts highlight key findings from these reports. ECOSOC and the General Assembly (GA) both adopt resolutions related to the...
Statistical Commission, Fiftieth session
05 - 08 March, 2019
The Statistical Commission consists of 24 member countries of the United Nations, elected by the United Nations Economic and Social Council on the basis of an equitable geographical distribution. The term of office of members is four years.
2019 ECOSOC High-Level Segment Open Call for Oral and Written Statements
04 March - 26 April, 2019
The Office for Intergovernmental Support and Coordination of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs is pleased to announce an open call for oral and written statements for the 2019 ECOSOC High Level Segment (HLS) for NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC. The theme for the...
Informal technical briefing series on the 2019 Financing for Sustainable Development Report of the Inter-agency Task Force on Financing for Development
04 March, 2019
High-level Debate on International Migration and Development
27 February, 2019
Expert Symposium on International Migration and Development
26 February, 2019
The purpose of the expert symposium is to: (a) highlight opportunities for addressing issues related to migration and development in the high-level political forum on sustainable development to be held in July and September 2019, (b) discuss ways and means of improving the collection and use of migr...
Expert Group Meeting on on "Measuring population ageing: Bridging research and policy"
25 - 26 February, 2019
Recognizing the diverse stages and characteristics of ageing in various regions of the world, as well as the recent developments and innovations in measurement, this meeting will seek to take stock of different concepts and methodologies, and their applicability to and usefulness for various policy ...
World Day of Social Justice
20 February, 2019
Launch of the World Youth Report on ôYouth and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Developmentö
20 February, 2019
The World Youth Report on ôYouth and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Developmentö, prepared by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), examines the mutually supportive roles of the new agenda and current youth development efforts. The report provides insight into the ...