Meetings and events

February 2017

  1. ECOSOC Substantive session: Operational activities for development segment

    28 February - 2 March 2017

    This ECOSOC segment aims to look at key elements of the 2016 Resolution on the Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review around the re-positioning of the UN development system in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  2. World Day of Social Justice: "Preventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work"

    21 February 2017

    In line with the strong affirmation by the new Secretary-General, António Guterres, on the central mission of the UN system to maintain international peace and security, the ILO with member States and other key stakeholders will hold an interactive dialogue to explore the potential of integrating employment strategies, based on concrete experiences, into conflict resolution responses.

  3. 15th Coordination Meeting on International Migration

    16 - 17 February 2017

    This annual coordination meeting is part of the on-going process to coordinate international migration activities to share and exchange information and facilitate the coordination of activities of the various offices within the UN system and other relevant international and regional organizations.

  4. Preparatory Meeting for UN Conference on SDG 14

    15 - 16 February 2017

    The Conference aims to be the game changer that will reverse the decline in the health of our ocean for people, planet and prosperity. It will be solutions-focused with engagement from all

  5. 55th Session of Commission for Social Development

    1 - 10 February 2017

    The fifty-fifth session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55) will be held with the priority theme for the 2017-2018 review and policy cycle will be “Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all”

January 2017

  1. 2017 ECOSOC Youth Forum

    30 - 31 January 2017

    The ECOSOC Youth Forum will provide a platform for youth to engage in a dialogue with Member States and share ideas on innovation, collective action and solutions to global problems.

  2. Expert Meeting on UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    25 - 24 January 2017

    This expert group meeting on 'Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: the role of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and other indigenous-specific mechanisms (article 42),' in follow up to the recommendation of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII) at its 15th session, in May 2016.

  3. High Level Dialogue: Building Sustainable Peace for all: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustaining Peace

    24 January 2017

    The event will discuss the mutually reinforcing linkages between Sustaining Peace and the 2030 Agenda, including at country level and ways in which to leverage them optimally in an integrated framework that can assist Member States, United Nations bodies and entities, civil society and other stakeholders to coordinate and enhance their efforts.

December 2016

  1. © D. Chavez /WB 2019

    High-Level Ministerial Meeting on Health Employment and Economic Growth: From Recommendations to Action

    14 - 15 December 2016

  2. Preparing for 2017 Review of the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons: How to Bring Partners and Ideas Together?

    5 December 2016

    In preparation for the high-level meeting to review the progress achieved in the implementation of the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons (October 2017) this discussion will provide some preliminary ideas and practical guidance on how to improve international efforts to combat human trafficking, including modern slavery.