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Page 94United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (COP 10)
10 - 21 October, 2011
Orman 2011: forests in a green economy (Joint Session of the 36th European Forestry Commission- 69th UNECE Timber Committee)
10 - 14 October, 2011
The meeting will include presentations on the State of Forests in the ECE region; the launch of the European Forest Sector Outlook Study and; presentation of the Action Plan for the Forest Sector in a Green Economy
International Day of Older Persons
06 October, 2011
The half-day event is being organized by the NGO Committee on Aging, in cooperation with DESA, Department of Public Information, UNFPA and UN University. The event is also sponsored by the Governments of Argentina and Qatar. The theme of the Day is Launch of Madrid Plus 10: The growing opportunities...
Conference on the Contributions of Forests to a Green Economy
04 - 07 October, 2011
The meeting is a country-led initiative in support of the UN Forum on Forests by the German Government in preparation for the upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). It is being jointly organized by the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and the Federal Mini...
The fifth Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Gender Statistics
04 - 06 October, 2011
DESA┐s Statistics Division is organizing a meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Gender Statistics (IAEG-GS), aimed at continuing the dialogue on the coordination of gender statistics activities, in light of the conclusions and recommendations made by the 42nd session of the UN Statistical...
50th session - Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
03 - 21 October, 2011
The fiftieth session of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), will take place in Geneva from 3 to 21 October 2011. It will consider reports from Chad, Cote D' Ivoire, Kuwait, Lesotho, Mauritius, Montenegro, Oman and Paraguay.
Dialogue on ┐Green Economy and Inclusive Growth┐
03 - 04 October, 2011
The Government of India and the UN Conference on Sustainable Development Secretariat are jointly organizing the Delhi Dialogue on ┐Green Economy and Inclusive Growth┐, aiming to support the preparations for Rio+20 by providing a platform for international deliberations on opportunities for a green e...
Second Committee of the General Assembly
03 October - 31 December, 2011
The agenda of the Second Committee is comprised of 15 different ┐ and wide ranging ┐ agenda items, including eradication of poverty, macroeconomic policy questions, sustainable development, financing for development and globalization and interdependence. The first meeting will feature opening statem...
Third Committee of the General Assembly
03 October - 31 December, 2011
The Social, Humanitarian Cultural Affairs Commitee (Third Committee) of the sixty-sixth session of the General Assembly, is chaired by H.E. Mr. Hussein Hannif of Malaysia.
The General Assembly allocates to its Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, commonly referred to as the ...
Sixth Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
27 - 30 September, 2011
Over 1,500 people ┐ representing governments, civil society, intergovernmental organizations, academic and technical communities and the private sector ┐ are expected to participate in the forum to be held at the UN Office in Nairobi (UNON) under the main theme: ┐Internet as a catalyst for change: a...