The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2021 will be launched on 26 January. The report is produced by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), with inputs from the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and the five UN regional commissions. The UN World Tourism Organization also contributed to the report.
EGM on the Assessment of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Sustainable Forest Management
The UN Forum on Forests (UNFF) at its fifteenth session, requested the UNFF Secretariat, in consultation with other members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) and with input from members of the Forum, to compile an initial assessment of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on: (i) sustainable forest management (SFM), (ii) the forest sector, forest-dependent people, indigenous peoples and local communities, (iii) forest financing and international cooperation, and to present this assessment to the Forum at its sixteenth
session in April 2021.
Global Network Webinar Registration: Monitoring SDGs through citizen science and citizen-generated data
This is the fourth event in our Building Strong Data Ecosystems for SDGs series in the framework of the UNSD Global Network Webinars: Rosy Mondarini (Adviser at Citizen Cyberlab, University of Geneva) and Gabriel Gamez (UNSD) will present on Monitoring the SDGs through citizen science and citizen-generated data.
The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations is a standing committee of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), established by the Council in 1946. It reports directly to ECOSOC, and the two reports of its annual regular session (usually at the end of January) and resumed session (in May) include draft resolutions or decisions on matters calling for action by the Council.
14th Meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Gender Statistics (IAEG-GS)
14th Meeting of the Inter-Agency and Expert Group on Gender Statistics (IAEG-GS) (3-4 and 7 December) will bring together gender statisticians and experts to review on-going national, regional and global initiatives to improve evidence for gender-relevant policies, including the development and implementation of international statistical methods in the context of COVID-19; discuss and review on-going workstreams of the IAEG-GS Advisory Groups; take stock of the latest assessments of progress towards gender equality at the sub-national, national, regional and global levels, as presented in T
World Toilet Day is a United Nations Observance that celebrates toilets and raises awareness of the 4.2 billion people living without access to safely managed sanitation. It is about taking action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation.
Expert Group Meeting on the United Nations Demographic Yearbook System
The United Nations Statistics Division collects, compiles and disseminates official demographic and social statistics on a range of topics. In terms of demographic statistics, since 1948, data have been collected annually from national statistical offices, and published in the United Nations Demographic Yearbook Collection.