Wednesday, March 20, 2019 to Friday, March 22, 2019
The General Assembly, recognizing the need to strengthen and further invigorate South-South cooperation, decided by resolution 71/244 of 2 February 2017, to convene a high-level United Nations conference on South-South cooperation on the occasion of the...
Monday, March 11, 2019 to Friday, March 22, 2019
The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019.
Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs...
United States, America
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 to Wednesday, February 13, 2019
At the Addis Ababa Conference, priorities will be discussed so that food safety strategies and approaches can be aligned across sectors and borders, reinforcing efforts to reach the SDGs and supporting the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition. Strategic actions...
Wednesday, February 06, 2019 to Friday, February 08, 2019
Universal Child Grants (UCGs) are increasingly discussed as a policy instrument to achieve universal social protection and progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals. At present, 385 million children live in extreme poverty. This has negative short-...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 to Wednesday, January 23, 2019
The 58th Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women will be held on 22 and 23 January 2019, in Santiago, Chile. On this occasion, preparations for the XIV Regional Conference (November 4 to 8, 2019 in Santiago) will be covered and...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 to Thursday, January 24, 2019
In recent years, social protection emerged as a strong and effective policy tool to tackle poverty, mitigate effects of economic shock, support pro-poor and inclusive economic growth, and ultimately achieve progress towards the Sustainable...
Monday, December 10, 2018
Access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is widely acknowledged to play a transformative role in reducing poverty and strengthening livelihoods. Although many countries achieved significant progress in extending access to these basic...
Europe, United Kingdom
Thursday, December 06, 2018
The welfare state in the UK was revolutionary: it lifted thousands out of poverty, provided decent homes, good education and security. But it is out of kilter now: an elaborate and expensive system of managing needs and risks. Today we face new challenges....
Europe, United Kingdom
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Forty years since the adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action (BAPA) for promoting and implementing Technical Cooperation amongst Developing Countries and some 30 years after the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), much...
Global, America, United States
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 to Friday, November 30, 2018
The annual Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo), will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 28 to 30 November 2018. Organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) in collaboration with United...
America, United States