Upcoming Events

FAO Council – 156th Session

24/04/2017 – 28/04/2017, Rome, Italy

The 156th session of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will be held in Rome, Italy, from April 24 to April 27, 2017…more

Sustainable Development Goals Data Archive-a-thon

06/05/2017, Washington, D.C., USA

Hosted by the Center for Open Data Enterprise, the SDG Data Archive-a-thon is an opportunity for programmers, archivists, scientists and volunteers of all kinds to help preserve publicly accessible federal data resources in the public interest. The goal of this event is to archive the datasets used to report on the SDG indicators and to ensure they remain accessible to the public online…more

UNESCAP Seventy-Third Commission Session

15/05/2017 – 19/05/2017, Bangkok, Thailand

The seventy-third session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)  will be comprised of the senior officials segment, which will be held from 15 May to the afternoon of 17 May, and the ministerial segment from the afternoon of 17 May to 19 May. The Special Body on Least Developed, Landlocked Developing and Pacific Island Developing Countries will be held on 16 May…more

Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development

17/05/2017 – 19/05/2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Hosted by the UN Economic Commission for Africa, the 2017 Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development will convene under the theme: “Ensuring inclusive and sustainable growth and prosperity for all.” The overall objective of the 2017 Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development is to undertake regional follow-up and review and facilitate learning including sharing experiences and lessons learned to advance implementation of the 2030 agenda and Agenda 2063…more

Asia-Pacific Economic Statistics Week 2017

22/05/2017 – 26/05/2017, Bangkok, Thailand

Hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the 2017 Asia-Pacific Economic Statistics Week features a seminar, special sessions on economic statistics capacity screening and economic loss from disasters, the third ESCAP Economic Statistics Project Support Meeting and the sixth meeting of the Steering Group for the Regional Programme on Economic Statistics…more

Workshop on Innovative Data Approaches to SDGs

31/05/2017 – 02/06/2017, Incheon, Republic of Korea

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Statistical Research Institute, Statistics Korea are hosting a Workshop on Innovative Data Approaches to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Workshop will provide an opportunity for a diverse group of decision makers from member States in the Asia-Pacific region, ranging from statisticians to policy makers, to explore opportunities for utilizing big data and related data approaches in their jurisdictions to achieve SDGs…more

OECD Forum

06/06/2017 – 07/06/2017, Paris, France

The OECD Forum is a public event, that has emerged as a major international conference where policies and ideas are shared between governments, businesses, civil society, and academia…more

United Nations High-Level Political Forum

10/07/2017 – 19/07/2017, New York, USA

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2017 convened under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council, with the theme of “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”. The set of goals to be reviewed in depth will be the following, including Goal 17. Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development, that will be considered each year: Goals 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, and 14…more