DESA News Vol. 12, No. 04 April 2008



General Assembly

Thematic debate on achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2015

New York, 1-2 April

Conference on Integration of the Economies in Transition into the World Economy

Geneva, 2-4 April

Expert Group Meeting on Climate Change and Indigenous People

Darwin, 2-4 April

Expert Group Meeting on Geographic Databases and Census Mapping

New York, 7-10 April

Workshop on Professionalizing Human Resource Management in the African Public Sector

Kampala, 7-11 April

Commission on Population and Development

41st session, New York, 7-11 April

DESA Workshop on Debt, Finance and Emerging Issues in Financial Integration

New York, 8-9 April

Special High-level Meeting of the Economic and Social Council with the Bretton Woods Institutions, the World Trade Organization and UNCTAD

New York, 14 April

Conference on Climate Change and Official Statistics

Oslo, 14-16 April

Committee of Experts on Public Administration

7th session, New York, 14-18 April

Workshop on Household Surveys and Labour Force Measurement

Maseru, 14-18 April

Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development

Preparatory review session on the Monterrey Consensus, New York 15-16 April

Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

7th session, New York, 21 April-2 May

Conference on Sustainable Urbanization in the Information Age

New York, 23-24 April

Economic and Social Council

Resumed organizational session for 2008, New York, 29-30 April


Economic and Social Council

Special event on the MDGs and climate change, New York, 2 May

Workshop on Coordination of Reporting Mechanisms and Data Discrepancies in MDG Monitoring

Kampala, 5-8 May

Commission on Sustainable Development

16thsession, New York, 5-16 May

UNCRD International Training Course on Regional Development

Nagoya, 15 May-25 June

GAID Annual Meeting and Global Forum on Access, Connectivity and Innovative Funding

Kuala Lumpur, 18-20 May

Workshop on Environment Statistics

Abuja, 19-23 May

Capacity-Building Workshop on Back Office Management for e/m-Government in the Asia-Pacific Region

Shanghai, 27-28 May

Workshop for Anglophone African Countries on the Implementation of International Recommendations for Distributive Trade Statistics

Addis Ababa, 27-30 May

Pan African Conference of Ministers of Local Government on Capacity-building for Decentralized Governance and Poverty Reduction

Yaoundé, 28-30 May

Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations

Resumed regular session for 2008, New York, 29 May-6 June