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Page 84Regional consultation for Asia and the Pacific in support of the ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review (AMR)
07 December, 2011
OESC is organizing this first regional consultation in preparation for the 2012 AMR, with the objective of undertaking a review of the overall performance of the region in achieving the development goals related to productive capacity and employment (2012 AMR theme).
Additionally, the consu...
Meeting will be held on compilation issues of IMTS 2010
06 - 09 December, 2011
DESA┐s Statistics Division and INEGI (the national statistical office of Mexico) will jointly organize a meeting on compilation issues of international merchandise trade statistics.
The purpose of the meeting is to review the full draft Compilers Manual for the collection, processing and di...
Expert Group Meeting on the National Transfer Account Manual: Strengthening Capacity in the Production and Use of NTAs
06 - 07 December, 2011
DESA┐s Population Division is organizing the meeting in collaboration with ECLAC, ESCAP and ESCWA with the main objective to improve the production and use of national transfer accounts (NTA) by national policy analysts in developing countries.
This gathering of international experts will a...
Workshop on environment statistics for the francophone Central African countries
05 - 09 December, 2011
DESA┐s Statistics Division, in collaboration with the Economic Commission of Africa, is organizing a workshop with the main objectives to: (a) adopt a list of environmental statistics and indicators for the Central African region for national and regional reporting; (b) review methodologies for the ...
National Workshop on CensusInfo
05 - 09 December, 2011
Organized by DESA┐s Statistics Division in collaboration with Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), the workshop is designed to demonstrate through in-depth, hands-on experiences, the potential of CensusInfo as a platform for disseminating census data at any geographical level.
Workshop on Environment Statistics for the South-East Asian countries
05 - 07 December, 2011
DESA┐s Statistics Division, in cooperation with the General Statistics Office of Viet Nam, will organize the workshop within the framework of the UNDESA Development Account Project on Building Statistical Capacity in the Low Income Countries of South-East Asia.
This workshop is aimed at ass...
Forest Day 5
04 December, 2011
Forest Day 5, to be held in Durban, South Africa on 4 December 2011, will seek to inform the UNFCCC global agenda and forest stakeholders on ways to implement an international REDD+ funding mechanism that produces social and environmental benefits, above and beyond avoided emissions. The event will ...
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
02 December, 2011
Persons with disabilities make up an estimated 15 per cent of the world┐s population. Almost one-fifth of them, or between 110-190 million, encounter significant difficulties. Furthermore, a quarter of the global population is directly affected by disability, as care-givers or family members.
Regional Preparatory Meeting (RPM) for Rio+20
01 - 02 December, 2011
About 300 delegates representing Governments, intergovernmental organizations, UN agencies, and civil society organizations will gather to identify the specific challenges and priorities of the region represented by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) with regard to the Rio+20 ...
Expert Group Meeting on Strengthening the NVP Process through the Development of an Analytical Framework and Regional Knowledge Networks (RKN)
30 November - 01 December, 2011
The Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination (OESC) of DESA will convene this meeting, bringing together experts and policymakers from the NVP community, as well as representatives from governments, civil society, UN regional commissions, and other UN agencies and organizations.