Tuesday
Mar192019

Next version of Political Declaration for CPD now available

H E Mr Courtenay Rattray of Jamaica, the Chairperson designate, has circulated a revised draft of the Political Declaration. The next consultations, at which it will be discussed, will be held on Monday 25 March.

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Tuesday
Mar192019

HLPF Side Event and Exhibitions applications now open

The Department of Economic and Social Affairs is pleased to announce that the applications for Side Events and Exhibitions to be held at the margins of the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development under the auspices of ECOSOC are open as of today, Monday, 18 March 2019. The application can be found at: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/hlpf/2019/#other. Please ensure that you review the side event guidelines and exhibition guidelines before applying.

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Saturday
Mar162019

Apply now! - SDG Learning, Training and Practice Sessions - 2019 HLPF

Co-organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DESA/DSDG) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) during the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development under the auspices of ECOSOC

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Saturday
Mar162019

HLPF Programme now available

The draft programme for the High-Level Political Forum under the auspices of ECOSOC and the High-Level Segment of ECOSOC, taking place 9-18 July, 2019 at UNHQ in New York, is now available online. 

More information on registration will be shared shortly.

Thursday
Mar142019

[Open Registration]: 4th Annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation - 14-15 May 2019

The fourth annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum) will take place on 14-15 May 2019 in UN Headquarters, New York. 

 

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Tuesday
Mar122019

Next steps towards CPD52 and the Political Declaration

Following the informal informal consultations on Wednesday 6 March for the zero draft of the political declaration of the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) for the 52nd session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD52), H E Mr Courtenay Rattray of Jamaica, the Chairperson designate, will circulate a further ‘tweaked’ draft before the next consultations which are scheduled to take place on Monday 25 March. 

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Tuesday
Mar122019

ICPD25 – from now to the Nairobi Summit [Posting 2]

The months between Commission on Population and Development (CPD) 1-5 April and theNairobi Summit, to be held 13-15 November 2019, will provide an opportunity for discussion and strategizing at the national and regional levels.

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Monday
Mar112019

ICPD25 – from now to the Nairobi Summit [Posting 1]

The process leading up to the Summit will begin at the forthcoming session of the UN Commission on Population and Development (CPD), which will meet 1-5 April at the United Nations in New York.  

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Friday
Mar082019

50th session of the UN Statistical Commission opens in New York [Posting 1]

Mr Liu Zenmin, UN Under-Secretary-General opened the 50thsession of the UN Statistical Commission (UNSC), with the first two sessions held in the General Assembly Hall. Zachary Mwangi of Kenya was again elected Chair. He referred to the UNSCs successes including its session at the 2018 High-level Political Forum (HLPF)

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Friday
Mar082019

CSW63 Townhall Meeting of Civil Society and United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, 12 March 1:15 pm, UNHQ

The townhall is an opportunity for civil society to engage with the Secretary-General António Guterres and his senior leadership on topics pertaining to gender equality and the work of the UN. The event is part of ongoing dialogue and engagement between civil society organizations and the Office of the Secretary-General.

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