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Page 77Capacity Development Workshop on "Citizen Engagement and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
05 - 06 December, 2012
Senior government officials and civil society representatives from the Arab region will discuss the intrinsic and instrumental benefits of engaging citizens in setting and delivering the national development agenda, beyond 2015. They will do so at a workshop organized by DESA┐s Division for Public A...
Expert Group Meeting "2014 UN E-Government Survey: E-Government as an Enabler of Collaborative Governance"
04 - 05 December, 2012
The Division for Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) of DESA is organizing an Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on the topic "United Nations E-Government Survey: E-Government as an Enabler of Collaborative Governance".
The purpose of the meeting is to provide a forum for discu...
Workshop for sub-Saharan African countries on Integrating a Gender Perspective into Statistics
04 - 07 December, 2012
DESA┐s Statistics Division, in collaboration with the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), is organizing a capacity building workshop for sub-Saharan African countries on Integrating a Gender Perspective into Statistics.
The purpose of the workshop is to present the newly developed Manual fo...
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 December, 2012
The United Nations has a long history of advocating for the full and effective participation of persons with disabilities in society and development. Persons with disabilities ┐ more than one billion persons ┐ who make up more than 15% of the world┐s population ┐ have so much to contribute when and ...
Facebook livechat on development agenda beyond 2015
27 November, 2012
Watch out for a livechat on DESA's Facebook page on the post-2015 development agenda on 27 November from 9:00 to 11:00 am. This event offers a unique opportunity for the online community to share opinions, questions and concerns about the post-2015 process. Join the discussion and contribute to ...
Closing events for the International Year of Cooperatives
19 - 20 November, 2012
Intended to raise public awareness of how cooperatives contribute to poverty reduction, employment generation and social integration, the International Year of Cooperatives was launched on 31 October 2011. The year also sought to promote growth and the creation of cooperatives worldwide and to encou...
49th session - Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
12 - 30 November, 2012
Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
06 - 09 November, 2012
Governments, business and civil society will examine IG4D at the seventh annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), to be held on 6-9 November in Baku, Azerbaijan
Over 1,500 delegates from over 100 countries, representing Governments, the private sector, civil society, the Inter...
Expert Group Meeting on the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics
05 - 07 November, 2012
The United Nations Statistical Commission, at its 41st session, endorsed a work programme and the establishment of an Expert Group for the revision of the Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics (FDES). After two years of intensive work the revised Framework, including a Core Set of ...
22nd Inter-agency and Expert Group Meeting on MDG Indicators
31 October, 2012
The meeting is part of the yearly consultation with national experts and international agencies to review and discuss issues related to the global MDG monitoring. This IAEG meeting will focus on: lessons learned from MDG monitoring in the last decade, options to exchange data/metadata to update the ...