Past events

May 2017

  1. Event

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

    3 May 2017

April 2017

  1. Event

    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. Event

    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. Event

    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.

  4. Event

    Sustainable Energy for All Forum: Going Further, Faster – Together

    3 - 5 April 2017

    The Forum will be a marketplace to help broker new partnerships and ideas, spur investment and drive action towards sustainable energy and realising Sustainable Development Goal 7. SEforAll Partners from across the globe will share their stories about how they are achieving results.

  5. Event

    50th Session of the Commission on Population and Development: Changing population age structures and sustainable development

    3 - 7 April 2017

March 2017

  1. Event

    61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

    13 - 24 March 2017

    The Commission will address as its priority theme ‘Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work’ as well as discuss the emerging issue of the ‘Empowerment of indigenous women’.

  2. Event

    NGO CSW NY Consultation Day

    12 March 2017

  3. Event

    UN International Women’s Day Event: "Women in the Changing World of Work : Planet 50-50 by 2030"

    8 March 2017

  4. Event

    48th Session of the UN Statistical Commission: "Better Data, Better Lives"

    7 - 10 March 2017

    The Commission will review the ongoing work of the Expert Group for the implementation of the global indicator framework for the Goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

February 2017

  1. Event

    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. Event

    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. Event

    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. Event

    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. Event

    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. Event

    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. Event

    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. Event

    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

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

    14 - 15 December 2016

  2. Event

    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.