26 Jan 2021
18:00
Economic Analysis

Launch of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP)

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26 Jan 2021
12:00

Reveals the latest global economic trends

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.

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WESP 2021
25 Jan 2021 to 28 Jan 2021
18:30
Statistics

SDMX Expert Group and Meeting of the SDMX-SDGs Working Group

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20 Jan 2021
18:15
SDG Knowledge

Workshop titled "Voluntary Local Review Series: Monitoring, data and indicators"

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19 Jan 2021 to 21 Jan 2021
18:15
Forests

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.

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19 Jan 2021
18:00
Statistics

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.

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18 Jan 2021 to 27 Jan 2021
17:45
Intergovernmental Support

Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations

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.

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18 Dec 2020
12:15
Population Dynamics

International Migrants Day

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15 Dec 2020
09:30 to 10:30
Online
Statistics

Webinar: Building Back Better - Natural Capital Accounting for a Green Recovery

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03 Dec 2020 to 04 Dec 2020
12:00 to 12:15
Statistics

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

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03 Dec 2020 to 05 Dec 2020
11:45 to 13:00

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Theme for IDPD 2020: “Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World”.

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02 Dec 2020
12:15
SDG Knowledge

Online event Good Practices on SDG Implementation: Inspiring Examples to Drive Change

Online event Good Practices on SDG Implementation: Inspiring Examples to Drive Change (2 December, 9-10 am) will be convened virtually by DESA/DSDG.

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01 Dec 2020
11:45
Social Inclusion

Joint informal high-level meeting of the GA and ECOSOC to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the World Summit for Social Development

Joint informal high-level meeting of the GA and ECOSOC to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the World Summit for Social Development (1 December, held in-person in the GA Hall, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm). The anniversary is an opportunity to reset inclusive social policies, based on the lessons learned, including during the COVID-19 crisis, and to help countries build back better with greater resilience to meet the future challenges for achieving Sustainable Development Goals for all.

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01 Dec 2020 to 04 Dec 2020
11:45
Statistics

Virtual seminars on the impact of COVID-19 on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in CARICOM countries

Virtual seminars on the impact of COVID-19 on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in CARICOM countries (1-4 December) will address international standards for civil registration and vital statistics and its implementation in countries; the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on operations and maintenance of civil registration and production of vital statistics; the short-term and long-term consequences in the recording of vital events due to the pandemic, and ensuring universal civil registratio

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01 Dec 2020
11:45
SDG Knowledge

Regional capacity development event “Sustainable Water and Energy Solutions for a Resilient Recovery from COVID-19"

Regional capacity development event “Sustainable Water and Energy Solutions for a Resilient Recovery from COVID-19" (1 December, 7:00 - 8:15 am), organized by DESA/DSDG, will feature an interactive panel discussion with experts and practitioners from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Indonesia, and India, who will share their experiences and discuss how integrated water and energy solutions can best support the region for a resilient recovery from Covid-19.

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19 Nov 2020
20:30
Social Inclusion

World Toilet Day

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.

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14 Nov 2020
17:30
Gender

Gender Equality: a Data and Policy Dialogue

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10 Nov 2020 to 19 Nov 2020
13:45
Statistics

Seventh Meeting of the Expert Group on Environment Statistics

The Seventh Meeting of the Expert Group on Environment Statistics (EGES), organized by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), will be held virtually on 10, 11, 12, 17 and 19 November 2020.

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09 Nov 2020 to 12 Nov 2020
20:15
Statistics

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.

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