Sunday, March 23, 2008

Conferences and General Assembly Special Sessions

Conferences and General Assembly Special Sessions

United Nations Climate Change Conference (Bali, Indonesia 3-14 December 2007)

Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD) (Doha, Qatar, second half of 2008) - More information on the FfD website

Second Internet Governance Forum (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 12 - 15 November 2007)

Second International Conference on Climate Change and Tourism (Davos, Switzerland, 1-3 October 2007)

High-Level Meeting "The Future in our Hands: Addressing the Leadership Challenge of Climate Change" (UNHQ New York, 24 September 2007)

Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol marksing the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol (Montreal, Canada, 15-21 September 2007)

Human Rights Council (6th session) (Geneva, Switzerland, 10-18 September 2007)

60th Annual DPI/NGO Conference "Climate Change: How It Impacts Us All" (UNHQ New York, 5-7 September 2007)

Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (Eighth session) (Madrid, Spain, 3-14 September 2007)

Past Conferences and Special Sessions



UN Calendar of Events

Provisional Winter/Spring 2008 NGO Briefing and Events Calendar February – June 2008

Calendar of Conferences and Meetings

Calendar of Conferences and Meetings of the United Nations for the Biennium 2006-2007[General Assembly Document A/AC.172/2006/2]

Exhibitions at UN Headquarters


Daily Focus

UN Journal
- Programme of daily meetings

Latest Media Alert

UN Press Releases

Webcasts from the United Nations

UN Daily Briefing

UN Daily News

Events
at Headquarters
62nd Session of the General Assembly

61st Session of the General Assembly

Security Council
(monthly programme of work)



Special Observances

International Year of Sanitation 2008

60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

International Year of Languages 2008

International Year of the Potato 2008

International Year of Planet Earth 2008

International Year of Sanitation 2008

International Decade for Action: Water for Life (2005-2015)

United Nations Literacy Decade (2003-2012)

International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence for the Children of the World (2001-2010)

Second International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism (2001-2010)

Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa (2001-2010)



Background Information

Key conference outcomes in the economic and social fields

UN Briefing Papers: The World Conferences

Fact Sheet: UN Conferences --What Have They Accomplished?

Conferences and Observances
Overview
Special Days
World Water Day
(22 March)

International Women's Day
(8 March)

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
(27 January)

Human Rights Day (10 December)

World AIDS Day (1 December)

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November)

Disarmament Week
(24-30 October)

World Development Information Day (24 October)

United Nations Day (24 October)

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (17 October)

World Food Day (16 October)

International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction (10 October)

World Mental Health Day
(10 October)

World Post Day (9 October)

World Teachers’ Day (5 October)

World Space Week (4-10 October)

Internationalorld Day of Non-Violence (2 October)

World Habitat Day (1 October)

International Day of Older Persons (1 October)

World Maritime Day
(27 September)

International Day of Peace
(21 September)

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
(16 September)

International Literacy Day
(8 September)

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition (23 August)

Fourth anniversary of the attack on the UN in Baghdad
(19 August)

International Youth Day
(12 August)

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People (9 August)

Past Observances

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