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Page 64International Youth Day
12 August, 2013
The commemoration of the International Youth Day will be held at the United Nations headquarters in New York on 12 August 2013. Similar to previous years, the United Nations Focal Point on Youth will celebrate the International Youth Day 2013 with activities that involve youth and youth-led organiza...
International Day of the World's Indigenous People
09 August, 2013
The International Day of the World┐s Indigenous Peoples will take place on 9 August in New York. The theme will be "Indigenous peoples building alliances: Honouring treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements".
An interactive dialogue will take place on Friday, 9 August at 3:00...
Technical Meeting on Measuring Asset Ownership from a Gender Perspective
30 July - 02 August, 2013
Organized by the Evidence and Data for Gender Equality (EDGE) project, DESA's Statistics Division (UNSD) and UN Women, this meeting will bring together around 30 experts including survey statisticians and gender specialists from selected countries, partner agencies and regional commissions to discus...
Workshop on CountryData, Sharing Best Practice in the Dissemination of National Development Indicators
29 July - 02 August, 2013
This workshop will promote best practice in dissemination of development indicators, including the MDGs through country practice presentations and demonstration of key tools in dissemination, metadata management, exchange (especially through the SDMX standard), communication and promotion of these i...
Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), 3rd session
24 - 26 July, 2013
International Workshop on Industrial Statistics
08 - 10 July, 2013
This workshop is part of a series of events organized under the project on strengthening statistical capacity development in China and other developing countries in Asia funded by the Chinese Government. The workshop aims to enhance the capacity of National Statistical Offices of Asian countries in ...
Expert Group Meeting on Governance, Public Administration and Information & Communication Technologies for Post 2015 Development
03 - 05 July, 2013
The objective of the Meeting is to widen the United Nations┐ thinking on governance as an enabler for Post-2015 development by exploring and identifying issues and challenges facing both governments and citizens in their quest towards sustainable development. The EGM will invite experts in a variety...
Launch of the World Economic and Social Survey 2013
02 July, 2013
The World Economic and Social Survey 2013 (WESS) will be launched in Geneva on 2 July. Shamshad Akhtar, ASG for Economic Development, and Willem Van Der Geest, Chief of Development Strategy and Policy Analysis Unit in DESA, will launch the report.
The WESS provides objective analysis of pre...
ECOSOC 2013 Substantive Session
01 - 26 July, 2013
The ECOSOC Substantive Session is taking place from 1 to 25 July. It is divided in 5 Segments, a High-level Segment, which opens the session during the first week, a Coordination Segment, an Operational Activities Segment, a Humanitarian affairs Segment and a General Segment. As part of the High-Lev...
Launch of the Millennium Development Goals Report 2013
01 July, 2013
The new Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report 2013 shows that the combined actions of national governments, the international community, civil society and the private sector are making the achievement of the MDGs a reality. "The MDGs have proven that focused global development objectives can ma...