Major Conferences and Summits

 

As the United Nations Secretariat entity responsible for economic, social and environmental issues, UN DESA is mandated by Member States to serve as the Secretariat of several Conferences, Summits, and a range of intergovernmental and expert groups. UN DESA works together with Member States to provide substantive support to these intergovernmental meetings and processes and performs its functions in close cooperation with civil society, academia and UN agencies, funds and programmes.

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2006

2005

2004

  • 10 Year Review of the Barbados Programme of Action.

2003

  • International Ministerial Conference of Landlocked and Transit Developing Countries.
  • Phase One of World Summit on the Information Society.

2002

2001

  • Third UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries.
  • Special Session of the General Assembly for and Overall Review and Appraisal of the Implementation of the Habitat Agenda.
  • Special Session of the General Assembly on HIV/AIDS.

2000

1999

1996

  • Second UN Conference on Human Settlement (HABITAT II).
  • World Food Summit.

1995

1994

  • International Conference on Population and Development.
  • Global Conference on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Development States.

1993

  • World Conference on Human Rights.

1992

  • United Nations Conference on Environment and Development.
  • International Conference on Nutrition.

1990

  • World Summit for Children.
  • World Conference on Education for all.
  • Second UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries.