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Seminar on "Big Data for Policy, Development and Official Statistics"
22 February, 2013
The arrival of the Internet, mobile devices and other technologies has caused a fundamental change to the nature of data. Big Data has important, distinct qualities that differentiate it from ┐traditional┐ institutional data, in particular its timeliness. If governments wanted to, they could already...

Eleventh Annual Coordination Meeting on International Migration
21 - 22 February, 2013
The meeting is being held in response to a General Assembly resolution from 2004, which requests the Secretary-General to continue convening meetings to coordinate international migration activities.

The meeting has four main objectives. First, in response to recent General Assembly resolut...

Meetings of IAEG-MDG
20 - 21 February, 2013
During the meetings, the outcomes of the debates on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the 67th session of the UN General Assembly as well as those of the Rio+20 Conference, will be reviewed.
Participants will also discuss how to prepare the 2013 global MDG report and the work towards th...

Joint Special Meeting of ECOSOC and the Second Committee on Food security and nutrition: Scaling up the global response
14 February, 2013

Google+ Hangout on sustainable development
12 February, 2013
As part of the ongoing follow-up of the conference, DESA┐s Division for Sustainable Development will host a Google+ Hangout on Tuesday, 12 February at 12 PM EST, featuring key experts on Rio+20 and sustainable development from the UN system and civil society. The first in a series of Google+ Hangout...

Organizational session
12 - 15 February, 2013

Commission for Social Development, 51st session
06 - 15 February, 2013

The Second High Level Forum on Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM)
04 - 06 February, 2013
The event will be convened at the Qatar National Convention Centre by the Secretariat of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), in collaboration with the Government of Qatar.

It will bring together government representatives from UN Me...

Seminar on developing a programme for the implementation of the 2008 SNA and supporting statistics in the Caribbean region
30 January - 01 February, 2013

International Expert Group Meeting on Indigenous Youth
29 - 31 January, 2013
The Division for Social Policy and Development will be organizing an International Expert Group Meeting entitled ┐Indigenous youth: Identity, challenges and hope: articles 14, 17, 21 and 25 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples┐. The meeting will be arranged in accord...

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