Past events

September 2013

  1. Event

    High-level Meeting of the General Assembly on Disability and Development

    23 September 2013

    Heads of state and government will convene to discuss disability and development issues with the overarching theme “The way forward: a disability-inclusive development agenda towards 2015 and beyond”.

  2. Event

    UN Private Sector Forum: Africa

    20 September 2013

    This forum will discuss existing and potential public-private partnerships to overcome systemic challenges in Africa.

  3. Leaders’ Summit “Architects for a Better Future”

    Child Labour Platform: an ILO-Global Compact Initiative

    19 September 2013

    The event introduces the ILO-Global Compact Child Labour Platform, a cross-sectoral, membership-based forum for businesses to share learning about tackling child labour in supply chains.

  4. Event

    Special Event on Children's Rights and Business: Innovation and Action

    18 - 19 September 2013

    This workshop will bring together child rights experts, country experts, and business leaders to tackle dilemmas facing children around the globe.

  5. Event

    Panel discussion: Partnering for Action on Green Economy

    18 September 2013

    Panelists share national experiences on recent initiatives and developments towards green economy promotion in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication.

  6. Training session

    ILO/UNITAR Seminar Series on Advancing Social Protection Floors: Module III

    13 September 2013

    Experts from Cambodia, Mozambique and elsewhere share concrete successful experiences in implementing sustainable social protection floors.

  7. 2013 UN Day for South-South Cooperation

    South-South in Practice: Implementing Sustainable Social Protection Floors

    12 September 2013

    A panel discussion highlighting knowledge sharing experiences from the global South on constructing sustianable Social Protection Floors

  8. Event

    Workshop on Policy Options for Effective and Sustainable Social Protection Floors

    12 September 2013

    Experts share knowledge about sustainability and effectiveness of social protection floors, discuss lessons learned and recommend future actions.

August 2013

  1. Event

    International Youth Day: Panel discussion on youth migration

    12 August 2013

    This event will raise awareness of the opportunities and risks associated with youth migration, share knowledge for policymakers review best practices.

  2. Event

    12th Youth Assembly at the United Nations

    7 - 9 August 2013

    The annual Youth Assembly at the UN provides many young people with a chance to hear and be heard on the issues affecting them.

  3. Event

    Global Interactive Dialogue on UN Youth Initiatives

    5 August 2013

    On International Youth Day 2013, the UN will demonstrate its commitment to working with the largest generation of young people the world has ever known.

July 2013

  1. Event

    UNITAR Seminar on International Trade Law and Policy

    15 - 18 July 2013

    This seminar will gather experts to discuss the objectives and rules of the multilateral trading system and the WTO framework conceived to date.

  2. Event

    Informal Interactive Hearings on Migration and Development

    15 July 2013

    Before the High-level Dialogue in October, UN member states will meet with representatives from civil society and the private sector.

  3. Event

    Delivering on the Promise of Microinsurance: Putting Clients First

    9 July 2013

    A panel discussion by experts in the microinsurance industry

  4. Event

    UN Thematic Debate on Inequality

    8 July 2013

June 2013

  1. Event

    UN High Level Thematic Debate on Entrepreneurship for Development

    26 June 2013

  2. Event

    Panel Discussion on International Migration and Development

    25 June 2013

    In preparation for the second High-Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development, the Office of the President of the General Assembly is organizing a panel discussion on the global migration debate.

  3. Event

    Panel discussion on "Connecting Economy, Society and Environment through Decent Work"

    17 June 2013

    This event will showcase concrete experiences on how countries have implemented policies addressing synergies between the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development.

  4. Event

    Thematic Meeting on Employment and Inclusive Growth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

    14 June 2013

    This meeting of experts will discuss ways the Post-2015 Development Agenda can deliver on inclusive growth, decent work, social protection and productive employment for all.

  5. 2013 World Day Against Child Labour

    Panel discussion on child labour and domestic work

    12 June 2013

    This panel discussion will launch a new ILO report on child domestic work and highlight progress made since the ILO Domestic Workers Convention.