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ONE DAY INTERSESSIONAL MEETING BETWEEN MAJOR GROUPS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS AND THE OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SDGS

Posted on November 4, 2013 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

See Save the Dates for ONE DAY INTERSESSIONAL MEETING BETWEEN MAJOR GROUPS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS AND THE OPEN WORKING GROUP ON SDGS 22 November, 2013 (9:00 am – 1:00 pm; 2:00 pm – 5:45 pm), UN HQ, New York, NY, Conference Building Room 3.

 

The event will be an opportunity for stakeholders to put forward suggestions on how to address cross-cutting issues within the deliberations of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals and for OWG Co-chairs and...

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Rio + 20 NGO Major Group

Posted on November 4, 2013 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

TO RIO+20 NGO MAJOR GROUP

 

We are delighted to announce that Philipp Schönrock, Director, Cepei based in Bogota, Colombia ([email protected]) has agreed to serve as NGO Organizing Partner during this interim period until new procedures for the nomination of OPs are adopted within the framework of the newly established HLPF. We thank Luis Flores of Consumers International for his outstanding service as OP in the lead up to Rio+20 grateful for his continued support and leader...

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Indigenous Womens: Outcome of media activities in Lima

Posted on November 4, 2013 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Hello all:

here is the initial outcome of media activities in Lima. Thank you to all who made this such a success, especially Chirapaq! It was a great warm-up for the CoP in Lima in 2014.

Warm regards, Coimbra

Agence France-Presse

· http://elnacional.com.do/mujeres-indigenas-de-siete-regiones-del-mundo-reclaman-en-peru-fin-de-discriminacion/

 

· http://www.lahora.com.ec/index.php/noticias/show/1101584985/-1/Muj...

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World Conference of Indigenous Women Urges Speaking With Same Voice

Posted on November 4, 2013 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)

World Conference of Indigenous Women Urges Speaking With Same Voice

 

Barbara Fraser

11/2/13

 

Indigenous women around the world suffer from various forms of violence, from child marriage and domestic violence to loss of the land that sustains them and their families, according to participants at the World Conference of Indigenous Women held October 28 to 30 in Lima, Peru.

 

“We speak with the same voice. We have the same ...

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A High-Level Panel Discussion: Africa's Innovation in Governance through 10 years of the APRM

Posted on October 21, 2013 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)


The Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), the Department of Public Information (DPI), the Permanent Observer Mission of the African Union to the United Nations, the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency and the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Secretariat are co-organizing a series of events to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the African Peer Review Mechanism ([email protected]). These events are taking...

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UNDP partners with the World Climate Summit 2013 #COP19

Posted on October 21, 2013 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)


October 16, 2013 (Warsaw, Copenhagen and London) United Nations Development Program, (undp.org) has joined the World Climate Summit, Warsaw, Poland as an institutional partner.


As part of World Climate's Global Agenda, sustainable innovation is a prominent theme and driver of the World Climate Summit. This is why the United Nations Devel...

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PARIS21: Engineering a Development Data Revolution

Posted on October 16, 2013 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)


To “leave no one behind”, we need a development data revolution. Despite much progress since the MDGs were launched, more effort is needed to ensure the supply and use of data that allows the targeting of support to the most needy people.

The PARIS21 “Engineering a Data Revolution” side event at the UN General Assembly confirmed the need for better, faster and more accessible data for bringin...

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Global Screening of Gold Fever

Posted on October 15, 2013 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Live Green Work Green: A Conference on Sustainable Lives and Sustainable Careers

Posted on October 15, 2013 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Live Green Work Green: A Conference on Sustainable Lives and Sustainable Careers

 

November 14, 2013

9:30am-3:30pm: Green Living Exhibits

9:30am-1:30pm: Green Career Panels & Keynote Speaker

1:30pm-3:30pm: Green Career Fair

 

Free to attend.

FREE Yoga at the American Indian Community House!

Posted on October 15, 2013 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Please join AICH each and every Wednesday evening (6pm-7:30pm) for a FREE yoga class with George Hirsch.

6th Annual 2013 NYC Indigenous Day of Remembrance

Posted on October 9, 2013 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Noon-?

Columbus Circle @59th Street, New York, New York

This year we are asking indigenous peoples and allies to join us in prayer and solidarity in r...

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International Day of the Girl Child

Posted on October 9, 2013 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Theme for 2013: Innovating for Girls’ Education

October 11, 2013

On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted

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Earth Day New York

Posted on October 4, 2013 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Earth Day New York in conjunction with the NYU Office of Sustainability presents the

 

Live Green / Work Green

Sustainability Conference

 

NYU's Global Center

23...

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Youth 21: Building an Architecture for Youth Engagement in the UN Sytem

Posted on October 4, 2013 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

The Youth 21: Building an Architecture for Youth Engagement in the UN System report explores how youth have been historically engaged within the UN system. The report highlights both the challenges and the successes of youth’s engagement, and building on these, proposes three possible models of engagement, and suggest the way forward for the UN system and the member states.

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Meet the President of the United Nations General Assembly at its 68th session: John William Ashe

Posted on October 4, 2013 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Dr. John William Ashe

President of the United Nations General Assembly at its 68th Session

Dr. John William Ashe (born 20 August 1954) is the President of the United Nations General Assembly at its 68th session. He was also the ambassa...

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Advancing Regional Recommendations on Post-2015 - Outcome Delivered to GA Special Event on MDGs

Posted on October 4, 2013 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Dear all,

 

Thank you for registering to attend the event "Advancing Regional Recommendations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda," convened by the United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) in partnership with the Post-2015 Development Planning Team of the Executive Office of the Secretary-General. This event, held 22 September in the Trusteeship Counci...

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Fifth Session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on October 1, 2013 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

 

25 November 2013 - 27 November 2013

 

Sustained and inclusive economic growth, macroeconomic policy questions (including international trade, international financial system and external debt sustainability), infrastructure development and industrialization.


Side Events

The Secretariat will make arrangements for a limited number of ...

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Outcome Report of "Advancing Regional Recommendations on Post-2015" Delivered to General Assembly Special Event on Millennium Development Goals

Posted on September 30, 2013 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)


On 25 September 2013, the outcome report of the 22 September Dialogue between Civil Society, Governments, and UN Representatives was delivered and distributed at the General Assembly Special Event on Millennium Development Goals. The outcome of the ev...

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Advancing Regional Recommendations on Post-2015 event brings together one thousand representatives of civil society, governments, and the UN

Posted on September 30, 2013 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

On 22 September at UN Headquarters in New York, UN-NGLS and the Post-2015 Development Planning Team of the EOSG organized an open dialogue on critical regional issues and policy recommendations, looking forward to the next global development agenda.

This event convened the largest single gathering of civil society in the post-2015 process to date.

The event summary, including webcast links, photos, speakers' bios, and links to statements, is av...

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