General Assembly of the United Nations
Economic and Financial - Second Committee

Second Committee

Side events of the 70th session

All events will be held in Conference Room 2 (CB).

Date / Time Event
14 October 2015
Wednesday @ 10 AM

Transforming economies, realizing rights: A policy agenda to achieve substantive equality for women and realize sustainable development [UN-Women]

♦  Concept note 

16 October 2015
Friday @ 10 AM

Promoting inclusive growth: Transitioning from the informal to the formal economy [ILO]

♦  Concept note    ♦  Background document  

30 October 2015
Friday @ 10 AM

A crisis mitigation and resilience-building mechanism for least developed countries, landlocked developing countries and small island developing States [OHRLLS]

  Concept note    ♦  Programme  

6 November 2015
Friday @ 10 AM

Challenges and initiatives for the implementation of the water-related sustainable development goals in water-scarce countries: Learning from Mediterranean and Latin American countries [DSD/DESA]

♦  Concept note    ♦  Programme     ♦  Speakers' brief bios    


Joint meetings with the Economic and Social Council

All meetings will be held in Conference Room 2 (CB).

Date / Time Event

23 October 2015
Friday @ 10 AM

Illicit financial flows and development financing in Africa

♦  Concept note and programme     ♦  Speakers' brief bios  

Presentations by: [webcast]

    ♦  H, E. Anthony Mothae Maruping, African Economic Commission  

    ♦  Ms. Erika Siu, Independent Commission for the Reform of Intl Corp Taxation

    ♦  Mr. James K. Boyce, University of Massachusetts Amherst  

    ♦  Mr. Amr Nour, Regional Commissions NY Office  

    ♦  Mr. Junior Roy Davis, United Nations Conference  

11 November 2015
Wednesday @ 10 AM

Domestic resource mobilization: Where to go after Addis? [FFDO/DESA]

♦  Concept note    ♦  Programme and speakers' brief bios


Related observances

Date / Time Event

16 October 2015
Friday @ 1.15 PM
Conference Room 2

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2015

♦  Concept note  [English]  [French]

16 October 2015
Friday @ 1.15 PM
Conference Room 7

World Food Day  [FAO / ILO / IFAD / WFP]


[18 November 2015 ]



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