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24 July, 2014
The global community is now only two months away from the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, which offers a once in a decade opportunity to focus the worldĺs attention on a group of countries that remain a special case for sustainable development. Final preparations ar...
Organizational session for 2014-15 programme of work
21 - 22 July, 2014
Chair: H.E. Mr. Martin Sajdik, President of ECOSOC, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Austria
High-level Panel Discussion on ôSustainable Development and the World Drug Problem: Challenges and Opportunities
15 July, 2014
Thirteenth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
14 - 18 July, 2014
In their closing remarks at the twelfth session of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals, the co-chairs expressed sincere thanks for the contribution of Major Groups and other stakeholders during the week.
The co-chairs promised to issue a revised draft of the goals...
Coordination and Management Meeting
14 - 16 July, 2014
Chair: H.E. Mr. Oh Joon, Vice-President of ECOSOC, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations
Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction - Prepcom I
14 - 15 July, 2014
The first preparatory committee meeting of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be held from 14 to 15 July 2014 at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.
International Day of Cooperatives
10 July, 2014
To celebrate the International Day of Cooperatives this year, UN DESAĺs Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) in partnership with the Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC) will organize a panel discussion on ôCooperative enterprises achieve sustainable devel...
Launch of World Urbanization Prospects
10 July, 2014
The worldĺs urban population has grown rapidly since 1950 and the coming decades will bring further profound changes to its size and distribution. On 10 July, UN DESAĺs Population Division will release the latest urbanization trends, providing data that are critical for assessing current and future ...
111th session - Human Rights Committee
07 - 25 July, 2014
At its forthcoming 111th session, the Human Rights Committee will examine the efforts of the following six countries to implement the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights:
The Committee will also ...
Launch of the 2014 Millennium Development Goals Report
07 July, 2014
The report will be launched in New York by the Secretary-General on 7 July and presents the yearly assessment of global and regional progress towards the MDGs. In addition to regular assessment of the latest progress, this yearĺs report features a special section discussing the role of data in monit...