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Economic and Social Council

Meetings and Events of ECOSOC and its Subsidiary Bodies
Please note that this list provides information on the upcoming meetings and events of the Economic and Social Council, and the annual sessions of its subsidiary bodies. All meetings are open to Member States, United Nations agencies, funds and programmes, and the civil society. For further information, please contact ecosocinfo@un.org for ECOSOC events, and see also the internet links of the subsidiary bodies of ECOSOC. For questions related to civil society participation, please visit the following websites: http://csonet.org/index.php?menu=14 ; http://csonet.org/index.php?menu=89

2010 2011 2012
24 January - 04 February United Nations Forum on Forests - 9th Session
25 - 26 January High Level Consultation on Facilitating Agricultural Trade in Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok, Thailand
31 January - 09 February Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations, 2011 Regular Session
09 - 18 February United Nations Commission for Social Development - 49th Session
New York
15 - 18 February 2011 ECOSOC Organizational Session
New York
16 February - 16 March E-discussion, "Building a future for today's youth: improving access to education" on Facebook
18 February ECOSOC Briefing on Rising Food Prices
ECOSOC Chamber (NLB), New York
22 February - 04 March 55th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW55)

22 - 25 February 42nd session of the Statistical Commission
New York
28 February ECOSOC Philanthropy meeting on "Partnering with the Philanthropic Community to Promote Education for All"
New York
10 - 11 March Special high-level meeting of ECOSOC with the Bretton Woods Institutions, the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
UN Headquarters, New York
17 March Event to launch the FAO report on the State of Food and Agriculture
New York
21 - 25 March Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Fifty-fourth session
Vienna, Austria
24 - 29 March United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union: Conference of African Ministers
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
24 March ECOSOC Regional preparatory meeting on "Education and the Millennium Development Goals"
Jomtien, Thailand
04 - 08 April United Nations Committee of Experts on Public Administration - 10th Session
New York
11 - 15 April United Nations Commission on Population and Development - 44th Session
New York
11 - 15 April Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, Twentieth session
Vienna, Austria
27 - 28 April ECOSOC Resumed Organizational Session
28 April 2011 Global Preparatory Meeting
02 - 13 May United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development - 19th Session (CSD-19)

New York
05 - 06 May High-level Symposium on "Gearing development cooperation towards the MDGs: Effectiveness and Results"
23 - 27 May Commission on Science and Technology for Development
13 June Informal joint event of ECOSOC with the Peacebuilding Commission on "Promoting Durable Peace and Sustainable Development in Sudan and South Sudan"
New York
04 - 08 July ECOSOC 2011 High-Level Segment
Le Palais des Nations, Geneva
08 July Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the regional commissions
Le Palais des Nations, Geneva
11 - 14 July Coordination Segment
Le Palais des Nations, Geneva
14 - 18 July Operational activities segment
Le Palais des Nations, Geneva
19 - 21 July Humanitarian affairs segment
Le Palais des Nations, Geneva
22 - 28 July General segment
Le Palais des Nations, Geneva
29 July Closing of the Substantive Session
Le Palais des Nations, Geneva
09 December Special Event on Cybersecurity and Development
12 - 13 December COMMISSION ON CRIME PREVENTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE - Reconvened twentieth session
Vienna, Austria
12 - 13 December COMMISSION ON NARCOTIC DRUGS - Reconvened fifty-fourth session
Vienna, Austria