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Expert Group Meeting on the theme ôYouth Civic Engagement: Enabling Youth Participation in Political, Social and Economic Lifeö
16 - 17 June, 2014
Civic engagement is increasingly recognized as an important component of youth development because it can help build human and social capital. The practice of civic engagement has an important impact in educating young people about their rights and responsibilities as citizens and allowing them to d...

Twelfth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
16 - 20 June, 2014
In their closing remarks at the eleventh session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals on 9 May, the Groupĺs co-chairs, Ambassador Csaba K§r÷si, Permanent Representative of Hungary, and Ambassador Macharia Kamau, Permanent Representative of Kenya, welcomed the outcome of the wee...

Coordination and Management Meeting
12 - 13 June, 2014
Chair: H.E. Mr. Oh Joon, Vice-President of ECOSOC, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations

Facebook chat on mid-year WESP 2014 update
12 June, 2014
A Facebook chat will be held on 12 June from 10 am to 11 am EDT, to discuss the latest updates on global growth and the risks and uncertainties facing the world economy identified in the recently released mid-year update of the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014.

Economists from th...

Special Meeting of ECOSOC on International Cooperation in Tax Matters
05 June, 2014
Participants will include representatives from national tax authorities and major international organizations active in the tax area, such as the IMF, World Bank, OECD, the Inter-American Centre of Tax Administrations (CIAT) and the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF).

Following a short...

ECOSOC Youth Forum
02 - 03 June, 2014
With the aim to bring the voice of youth into the discussion on addressing the challenges for meeting the Millennium Development Goals and shaping the future development agenda, the Forum will feature five working sessions where youth representatives will have an opportunity to listen to and engage ...

European Consultations on Sustainable Development Goals and the HLPF
28 May, 2014
European Consultations on Sustainable Development Goals and the HLPF- This is an all day event held in partnership with EESC and ECE to hear regional inputs on the focus area documents, and Major Groups position papers on the SDGs. The event will take place in Brussels, with more details on the even...

ECOSOC Integration Segment - Sustainable Urbanization
27 - 29 May, 2014
The first-ever Integration Segment of the Economic and Social Council will focus on ôsustainable urbanizationö. The Segment will demonstrate how urbanization can be an effective tool for the integration of economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development.

Chair: H.E....

Regional Workshop on Production and Use of Vital Statistics: Applying Tools and Materials Available to Improve Vital Statistics
26 - 30 May, 2014
UN DESAĺs Statistics Division, in collaboration with the Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP), a regional institution of the UNESCAP, and Statistics Korea, the national statistical authority of the Republic of Korea is organizing the Third Regional Workshop on Production and Use of ...

Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2014
22 May, 2014
The World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2014 will be launched on 22 May. Published by UN DESAĺs Development Policy and Analysis Division, the WESP 2014 reports that the global economy is improving but remains vulnerable to new and old headwinds. Global economic growth is forecast to acc...

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