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Thirty-second session of the Committee of the Whole, New York, 30 January 2017

The thirty-second session of the Committee of the Whole convened by the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Government of Mexico, in its capacity as Chair of the Committee of the Whole, in preparation for the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development will take place, 30 January 2017.

Annotated Agenda (English) Annotated Agenda (Spanish)

Preliminary Programme (English) Preliminary Programme (Spanish)

Note on French Guiana (English) Note on French Guiana (Spanish)

Note on Turkey (English) Note on Turkey (Spanish)

ECLAC Website

Side Event during Habitat III Conference Regional Implementation of the New Urban Agenda

Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana “Benjamín Carrión” UN Pavilion, Room A, Quito, Ecuador 17 October 2016, 13:00-14:30

The side event to the Habitat III Conference was organized by the five UN Regional Commissions with an objective to highlight the ways in which regional processes can promote the implementation of the New Urban Agenda, according to each region’s specific priorities and within the context of the COP21 agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Apart from underlining the role of the United Nations Regional Commissions in this process, it also provided an opportunity to share the implementation strategy of each region, including the possibility of regional agreements on implementation.

Programme

Concept Note

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Information briefing on International Fora on Energy for Sustainable Development

4 April 2017, Tuesday, 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Conference Room B, UN Secretariat Building The Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan to the UN, UN Regional Commissions New York Office and the UN Regional Commissions, i.e. ECA, ECLAC, ESCAP, ESCWA and UNECE, will organise a briefing on the preparations to the Eighth International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development and the Energy Ministerial (Astana, 11 June 2017). At the occasion of the briefing, in addition to the information on the Forum and the Ministerial, prospects for Energy Ministerial in 2020 and key flagship projects on energy for sustainable development will be presented and discussed.

Programme

Concept Paper

Regional Forums for Sustainable Development 2017

The United Nations Regional Commissions will convene during spring 2017 Regional Forums for Sustainable Development (RFSDs) which will support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, including its follow-up and review process. The RFSDs will also provide regional inputs into the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) Please see more information, including on dates and venues, here.

THE UN REGIONAL COMMISSIONS