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Europe and Central Asia Regional Consultations in Istanbul help shape the Post 2015 Development Agenda

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The Post 2015 Europe and Central Asia Regional Consultations concluded today in İstanbul with a call to end the increasing inequalities in the region. During the last three days more than 350 governments, civil society, private sector, academia and the United Nations representatives from over 40 countries discussed ways to tackle the most urgent global [...]

MESSAGES FROM LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN FOR THE SECOND HIGH LEVEL DIALOGUE ON INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT Rapporteur’s report* *

Please click on the following links MESSAGES FROM LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN FOR THE SECOND HIGH LEVEL DIALOGUE ON INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT Rapporteur’s report  (ENGLISH) MENSAJES DESDE AMÉRICA LATINA Y EL CARIBE PARA EL SEGUNDO DIÁLOGO DE ALTO NIVEL SOBRE LA MIGRACIÓN INTERNACIONAL Y EL DESARROLLO Informe de relatoría* (SPANISH)  

ECOSOC 2013: Dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions

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Dialogue with Executive Secretaries The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) held its dialogue with the Executive Secretaries of the Regional Commissions this year on Friday, July 5 at the beginning of the substantive session of ECOSOC. The theme was: Regional Perspectives on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Powerpoint Presentations ESCAP ECE ECLAC ESCWA ECA Flyer   [...]

Regional Consultation on International Migration and Development in the Arab Region 4 to 5 June, 2013 , Cairo

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In October 2013, the United Nations General Assembly will hold its second High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development, which will focus on the theme of “Identifying concrete measures to strengthen coherence and cooperation at all levels, with a view to enhancing the benefits of international migration for migrants and countries alike and its important [...]

Asia-Pacific Governments commit to key regional priorities in international migration and development

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Under the theme of “International Migration in Asia-Pacific: Development beyond borders”, more than 100 senior officials and civil society representatives from 23 Asia-Pacific countries, assembled for the Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the General Assembly High-level Dialogue on International Migration and Development 2013, held in Bangkok from 29 to 31 May 2013. The Meeting was [...]

ECLAC Committee of the Whole, 27th Session, 28-29 May

29 May 2013) At the Twenty-seventh Session of the Committee of the Whole of ECLAC, on 28 and 29 May 2013 in New York, Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of this United Nations regional commission, set out topics including the position of the region today and the implications of the proposed structural change for equality spearheaded [...]

Statement as Delivered by Ms. Noeleen Heyzer, Executive Secretary of ESCAP to the High Level Panel on Post-2015 Development

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  Click here to download transcipt in pdf format. Statement as Delivered by Ms. Noeleen Heyzer, United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Executive Secretary of ESCAP, and Coordinator of the UN Regional Commissions to the High Level Panel on Post-2015 Development   Monday, 25 March 2013 Bali, Indonesia.   Distinguished Members of the High Level Panel, Ladies and [...]

Conference on Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean: Follow-up to the development agenda beyond 2015 and Rio+20 and the Caribbean Forum: Shaping a Sustainable Development Agenda to address the Caribbean Reality in the 21st Century Bogotá, Colombia, 7-9 March 2013

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will hold the Conference on Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean: Follow-up to the development agenda beyond 2015 and Rio+20 in the Monserrate Conference Room of the Crowne Plaza Tequendama Hotel in Bógota, Colombia on 7-9 of March 2013. The meeting will focus [...]

69th session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

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The 69th session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific will be held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok from 25 April to 1 May 2013. The Commission session will be comprised of two parts: the senior officials segment, from 25 to 27 April 2013; and the ministerial segment, [...]

Rio + 20 side-event

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Rio + 20 side-event The President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Prime Minister of Lebanon, Najib Azmi Mikati, deputy prime minister of Moldova, Iurie Leanca, joined close to 300 high-ranking officials and other participants at a side event organised by the regional commissions. Click for Brochure  

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