Tuesday
Aug282018

CSOPartnersForChange.org

A website for the CSO Consultation for the UNECE Conference on ICPD+25 has been launched at CSOPartnersForChange.org

Information will be posted regularly as it becomes available.

Please note that the deadlines for requesting funding, registering for the UNECE Conference and CSO Consultation are very tight

Thursday
Aug232018

Partners for change: Civil society engagement in ICPD+25 in the UNECE region

As part of the civil society preparations for the UNECE Conference on ICPD+25 – Enabling Choices: Population Dynamics and Sustainable Development, a one-day Civil Society Consultation – Partners for change: Civil society engagement in ICPD+25 in the UNECE region will be held at the Warwick Hotel, rue de Lausanne 14, 1201 Geneva, Switzerland on Sunday 30 September 2018 from 08.30 – 18.00 .As this consultation precedes the UNECE Regional Conference on ICPD+25, it will provide an opportunity for CSO input into the process…

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Sunday
Aug192018

World pays tribute to ex-UN chief Kofi Annan

Flags will fly at half mast for three days outside of the UN Headquarters as the world pays tribute to ex-UN chief Kofi Annan

"It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness..."  @KofiAnnan

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Friday
Aug172018

Partnerships for SDGs Guide and Open call for Good Practices on SDG implementation

We have received the following from the UN Department for Social and Economic Affairs, Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG)

Information Sharing – August 2018

Please, check the information below about the launching of a practical guide on partnerships for SDGs and an open call for good practices on SDG implementation…

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Thursday
Aug162018

Stakeholder process: Plenary session of the Eighth meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs), 6-8 November 2018, Stockholm, Sweden

We have received the following from UN DESA Statistics Division: 

UN DESA Statistics Division is facilitating an application process to identify representatives from civil society organizations, academia and the private sector to attend the plenary session of the upcoming Eighth Meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators, which will take place in Stockholm, Sweden, 6-8 November 2018. Information about this meeting…

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Wednesday
Aug152018

Remarks by UNFPA Executive Director, at ECLAC Regional Meeting for ICPD+25

In her remarks at the Conference for the Latin American and Caribbean Region, Dr Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director recalled the Montevideo Consensus as a “bright and powerful beacon of hope,” providing a roadmap for leaving no one behind and reaching those furthest behind first. She looked forward to hearing “how governments, international organizations and civil society are making the Consensus a reality.”…

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Wednesday
Aug152018

SAVE THE DATE: UNECE Regional Meeting on ICPD+25 (30 September 2018)

A civil society consultation will be held on Sunday 30 September, the day before the ICPD+25 Conference for the UN Economic Commission for Europe Region, with support from UNFPA and UNECE.

Further information will be circulated shortly about the programme and registration…

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Tuesday
Aug142018

Analysis of the Major Groups and other stakeholders’ participation in the 2017 and 2018 sessions of the HLPF

The analysis considered the number of statements made by MGoS during the Forum and the General Debate, as well as side events organized by MGoS during the HLPF

To that end we have received the following:…

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Monday
Aug132018

2018 Solutions Summit at UNHQ: Submit a project or apply for Selection Committee!

WHAT IS THE UN SOLUTIONS SUMMIT?

UN Solutions Summit is an annual catalytic gathering at UN Headquarters in New York during UN General Assembly high-level week at the end of September. This initiative lifts up and advances the work of exceptional teams who are already developing innovative solutions that address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The gathering serves as a catalyst to convene resources and talent around solution-makers...

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Thursday
Aug092018

Dates for ICPD Regional Review Conferences finalized

Meeting/Event Date  Venue 
 

3rd Regional Conference on Population and Development for
Latin America and the Caribbean

 

7-10 August 2018

 Lima, Peru
 

UNECE ICPD Regional Review Meeting

 

1-2 October 2018

 

Geneva, Switzerland

 

Africa Regional Ministerial ICPD Review Conference

 

2-5 October 2018

 

Accra, Ghana

 

Mid-Term Review of the Sixth Asian and Pacific
Population Conference

26-28 Nov 2018

 

Bangkok, Thailand

 

High Level ICPD-SDG Regional Review Conference
in the Arab Region

 

30 Oct-1 Nov 2018

 

Beirut, Lebanon

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