Posts Tagged 'United Nations'

High-level Political Forum 2020: Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2020 convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 7 July, to Thursday, 16 July 2020, including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 14 July, to Thursday, 16 July 2020.

The theme will be “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development“.

The High-level Political Forum

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STI Forum 2020 – Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs

The 5th STI Forum will be held from 12 to 13 May 2020 in New York. The Co-chairs of the 2020 Forum, appointed by the President of ECOSOC Her Excellency Mona Juul are the Permanent Representatives of Ghana (Ms. Martha Pobee) and Israel ( Mr. Danny Danon) to the United Nations.

This year the theme of the Forum is “Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development.” The pathways are defined in part by ...

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WFEO participation in UN STI Forum 2019


The Fourth Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum), co-chaired by Permanent Representative of Barbados to the United Nations and Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, took place on 14-15 May 2019 in UN Headquarters, New York.

The annual STI Forum, convened by UN ECOSOC and UN DESA, provided a ...

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Report on the 46th UNIDO Industrial Development Board 2018

See below the report of WFEO President Elect Gong Ke, who attended the 46th board meeting of UNIDO in Vienna, Austria, from 26 to 28 November 2018.

The Industrial Development Board (IDB) comprises 53 members, elected for a four-year term on a rotational basis from all Member States. It reviews the implementation of the work programme, the regular and operational budgets, makes recommendations to the ...

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UNIDO Industrial Development Board 2018

The forty-sixth session of the Industrial Development Board will take place from 26 to 28 November 2018, in the Vienna International Centre, C-building, Board Room C (4th floor).

UNIDO

UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability.

The mission of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is to promote and accelerate inclusive and sustainable industrial development (ISID) in Member States.

The Industrial Development Board

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World Conference on Science Literacy 2018 held in Beijing

World Conference on Science Literacy 2018

World Conference on Science Literacy 2018 was held in 17-19 September 2018 in Beijing by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) with the support of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the International Science Council (ISC) ...

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WFEO at the UN CSW62

WFEO at the UN CSW62

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The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the UN’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights. CSW established from 1946. Its mandate was to “prepare recommendations and reports to the Economic and Social Council on promoting women’s rights in political, economic, civil, social and educational fields” and to make recommendations “on urgent problems requiring immediate ...

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International Women’s Day and WIE 10th Anniversary Celebration

International Women’s Day and WIE 10th Anniversary Celebration
 
The WFEO Committee for Women in Engineering (WIE) joined the world community in collaboration with UNESCO to celebrate the 2018 International Women’s Day in Paris, France.

The high point of the event which was held on March 9, 2018, at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris was the commemoration ...

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The High Level Political Forum 2017: SDG Interactions, gender and the science-policy interface

The High Level Political Forum 2017: SDG Interactions, gender and the science-policy interface
 

This year’s High Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations was the first-ever in-depth review of selected Sustainable Development Goals: poverty, food and agriculture, health, gender, oceans, resilient infrastructure, and means of implementation.

The meeting, which took place between 10 and 19 July ...

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