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Page 93Symposium on ┐Migration and Youth: Harnessing Opportunities for Development┐
17 - 18 May, 2011
UNICEF, the current Chair of the Global Migration Group (GMG), of which DESA is also a member, is organizing this two-day Symposium immediately prior to the informal thematic debate on international migration and development, organized by the President of the General Assembly on 19 May.
Regional Seminar on Census Data Dissemination and Spatial Analysis for Arabic speaking Countries
16 - 19 May, 2011
DESA┐s Statistics Division, in collaboration with the Jordan Department of Statistics and the Arab Institute for Training and Research in Statistics, is organizing a Regional Seminar on Census Data Dissemination and Spatial Analysis.
The purpose is to provide a forum for sharing national practic...
10th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)
16 - 27 May, 2011
This session will be especially significant since this is the review year and since special emphasis will be placed on the implementation of UNPFII recommendations on economic and social development; the environment; and free, prior and informed consent.
Human rights issues will be addressed and...
International Day of Families
15 May, 2011
The United Nations Programme on the Family is the focal point within the United Nations system on matters related to family. As focal point, its primary actions and activities are to:provide substantive servicing in the areas of family and family policy to United Nations intergovernmental bodies, pa...
Regional ministerial conference
12 - 13 May, 2011
The event is arranged in preparation for the 2011 ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review (AMR) to be held at UN Headquarters in Geneva in July 2011 on the theme ┐Implementing the internationally agreed goals and commitments in regard to education┐.
Themes to be discussed include: educational agenda of...
Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries
09 - 13 May, 2011
The Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV) will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, in 2011. The purpose of the conference is to:
1. Assess the results of the 10-year action plan for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) adopted at the Third United Nations C...
Managed forests in future landscapes. Implications for water and carbon cycles
09 - 12 May, 2011
Organizers: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
World Migratory Bird Day
09 - 10 May, 2011
Organizers: AEWA & CMS
5th International Wildland Fire Conference
09 - 13 May, 2011
Organised by FAO and UNISDR
High-level Symposium on effectiveness and results in development cooperation
05 - 06 May, 2011
The event is arranged during a time when prospects for global economic recovery remain uncertain, and the world┐s poorest citizens continue to suffer from delays in reaching the MDGs. The crisis is dramatically reducing commitments by OECD donors and leading them to stress the need for greater resul...