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Page 57Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014
20 January, 2014
The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014 (WESP) will be launched in multi-city locations around the world on 20 January. The first chapter of the report on the "Global economic outlook", pre-released on 18 December 2013, reveals that the global economy is expected to grow at a pace of 3.0 per...
First international expert group meeting on indigenous peoples' sexual health and reproductive rights
15 - 17 January, 2014
At its eighth session in 2009, the Permanent Forum recommended that an expert group meeting on sexual health and reproductive rights be held. And then at its twelfth session in May 2013, the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues decided to organize an international expert group meeting on the them...
Seventh session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable
06 - 10 January, 2014
The Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals will meet for its seventh session from 6 to 10 January. It will discuss sustainable cities and human settlements, sustainable transport, sustainable consumption and production, climate change and disaster risk reduction.
The programme ...
Pre-release of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2013
18 December, 2013
The first chapter on global economic outlook of the WESP 2013 will be launched on 18 December at 11 am in New York. A joint product of UN DESA, UNCTAD and the five United Nations regional commissions, this publication provides an overview of recent global economic performance and short-term prospect...
ECOSOC Special Meeting on "Response to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines"
13 December, 2013
Expert Group Meeting for the Global Sustainable Development Report 2013 - Engaging National Assessments
12 - 13 December, 2013
The meeting will open with statements by Under-Secretary-General Wu-Hongbo and the host country┐s Vice Minister of Science and Technology, among others.
One of the functions of the High Level Political Forum on sustainable development (HLPF), which was inaugurated on 24 September 2013, is t...
Capacity building workshp on "Innovation and Performance Evaluation in Africa's Public Service: The Role of Human Resource Managers"
11 - 13 December, 2013
The event is arranged by UN DESA in partnership with the Africa Public Sector Human Resource Managers' Network (APS-HRMnet) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
The main objective of the workshop is to exchange ideas and best practices and explore strategies for strengthen...
Seminars on Developing Programmes for the Implementation of the System of National Accounts 2008
09 - 13 December, 2013
The seminars are organized by UN DESA┐s Statistics Division, in collaboration with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, African Development Bank, East Africa Community, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS), U...
National Capacity Building Workshop on Developing Capacity for e-Participation
03 - 05 December, 2013
The event is organized by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies (MoCIT) of the Republic of Azerbaijan in cooperation with United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Country Office in Azerbaijan, Ministry of Economy and Industry of Azerbaijan and Civil Service Commission under th...
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 December, 2013
Every year on 3 December, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is commemorated worldwide to promote awareness and mobilize support on critical issues to ensure that persons with disabilities are included in society and development.
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