DESA News Vol. 11, No. 6 June 2007



DESA/UNESCO/UN-HABITAT E-dialogue on Creating an Inclusive Society: Practical Strategies to Promote Social Integration

23 May-20 June

Workshop on International Economic and Social Classifications

Panama City, 4-8 June

DESA/UNDP Subregional Consultation on Capacity-Building for the Peaceful Management of Conflict in the Central American and Caribbean States

Santo Domingo, 6-8 June

DESA/Switzerland Work Session on Integrated Economic Statistics

Bern, 6-8 June

Capacity Building Workshop on Partnerships for Improving the Performance of Water Utilities in the Latin America and Caribbean Region

Recife, 11-13 June

DESA/International Institute on Ageing/UN-Malta Expert Group Meeting on Policies on Ageing at the National Level: Challenges of Capacity Development

Sliema, 13-15 June

UNU/DESA Conference on Fragile States and Fragile Groups

Helsinki, 15-16 June

Informal Thematic Debate on Financing Development to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

Doha, 17-18 June

Launch of the World Economic and Social Survey 2007

New York, 19 June

Network of Innovators in Governance in the Mediterranean Region

2nd meeting, Vienna, 25 June

7th UNPAN Interregional Consultative Meeting

Vienna, 25 June

United Nations Expert Group Meeting on Tourism Statistics

New York, 25-28 June

7th Global Forum on Reinventing Government

Vienna, 26-29 June


Economic and Social Council

Substantive session of 2007, Geneva, 2-17 July


United Nations Public Service Day

26 June

Countries from all regions of the world will participate by videoconference in a celebration of United Nations Public Service Day to be held in Vienna and New York. The ceremony will take place in Vienna in conjunction with the Seventh Global Forum on Reinventing Government, and simultaneously in Conference Room 4 at United Nations Headquarters. The 2007 United Nations Public Service Awards, considered the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service, will be presented as part of the celebration. This year’s winners are from Kenya, Singapore, India, Austria, Chile, Azerbaijan, Australia, South Africa, Morocco, Republic of Korea, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Switzerland, and Canada. Various cultural performances will also be featured.