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Arab High Level Forum on Sustainable Development

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On 2-4 April 2014, the Jordanian capital Amman hosted the “Arab High Level Forum on Sustainable Development” organized by ESCWA in cooperation with Ministries of Planning and International Cooperation and of Environment in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the League of Arab States (LAS) and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The Forum, which was [...]

International Treaties Seminar: Road Safety, New York, 5 June

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UNECE and the Office of Legal Affairs will organize a “Road Safety Treaty Day” for all Permanent Missions to the United Nations. The event – coorganized with the Regional Commissions New York Office and the International Road Transport Union (IRU) – will take place on 5 June 2014 at the United Nations Headquarters in New [...]

World Water Day 2014, 21 Mar 2014, Bangkok

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  The World Water Day 2014 (WWD2014) is celebrated around the world. This year 2014 WWD will be commemorated on, Friday, 21 March 2014 with the theme of Water and Energy. Globally the WWD2014 is being facilitated jointly by UNU (United Nations University) and UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization). In Thailand, the United Nations [...]

59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women / Beijing+20 (2015)

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The fifty-ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York, tentatively scheduled for 9-20 March 2015. Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world attend the session. The Commission will undertake a review of progress [...]

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 [...]

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