Meetings and events

June 2017

  1. 106th Session of the International Labour Conference

    5 - 16 June 2017

  2. The Ocean Conference

    5 - 9 June 2017

    The high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, coinciding with World Oceans Day, to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. The Conference will be co-hosted by the Governments of Fiji and Sweden.

May 2017

  1. ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development Follow-up

    22 - 25 May 2017

  2. Shaping a brave new future of work

    15 May 2017

    The impact of rapid technological change is already being felt in labour markets, where increased demand for skilled workers has further exacerbated discrepancies in wages leading to higher levels of inequality.

  3. 2nd Annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum)

    15 - 16 May 2017

    The UN Inter-Agency Task Team on STI for SDGs (IATT) was mandated to work with the 10 representatives from civil society, private sector and scientific community to prepare the STI Forum.

  4. ECOSOC Integration Segment

    8 - 10 May 2017

  5. Special Meeting of the Council on Innovations in Infrastructure Development and Promoting Sustainable Industrialization

    3 May 2017

April 2017

  1. Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: “Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the Declaration”

    24 April - 5 May 2017

  2. High-level SDG Action Event: SDG Financing Lab

    18 April 2017

    This one-day event will highlight the critical importance of sustainable finance for the achievement of the SDGs and focus on how to drive the transformation to align financial markets with sustainable development.

  3. ECOSOC Partnership Forum: “Partnerships for promoting opportunities, increased prosperity and stronger inclusive economic growth for all”

    5 April 2017

    The Forum will also discuss ways in which multi-stakeholder partnerships can more effectively support the implementation of sustainable development initiatives. Issues to be discussed will include the type of framework that will be required for monitoring and review, as well the most effective way for it to be done at the intergovernmental level.