The 2019 edition of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019) under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) focused on “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”.
The session took place from 9 to 15 July 2019 in New York, at the UN Headquarters, and conducted in-depth reviews of five Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): SDG 4 (quality education), SDG 8 (decent work and economic ...Continue Reading →
The seventh session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019) under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) this year will focus on “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”.
The session will take place from Tuesday, 9 July, to Monday, 15 July 2019, followed by a three-day ministerial meeting convening from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019, held jointly with ECOSOC’s annual high-level segment.
The 2019 Forum will conduct in-depth reviews of ...Continue Reading →
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 ...Continue Reading →
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The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), in collaboration with United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) organized ...
The 2018 edition of the OECD Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum took take place in the OECD Headquarters, in Paris, on 27 – 28 March 2018.
Under the main theme “Planet Integrity: Building a Fairer Society”, discussions were held on how integrity cultivates a level playing field ...Continue Reading →
On 31 January, the World Justice Project (WJP) released the 2017-2018 WJP Rule of Law Index which measures rule of law adherence in 113 countries worldwide based on more than 110,000 household and 3,000 expert surveys. Featuring primary data, the WJP Rule of Law Index measures countries’ rule of law performance ...Continue Reading →
The Africa Engineering Conference 2017 / UNESCO Africa Engineering Week took place from 25 to 29 September in Kigali, Rwanda, under the theme “Effective Waste Management in Africa”.Continue Reading →
Zimbabwe has hosted the International Conference for Research, Innovation and Development for Africa (ACRID 2017) in Victoria Falls on June 20 to 21, 2017 under the auspices of WFEO with a major focus on anti-corruption issues in the engineering and infrastructure sector.
The conference attracted participants from Africa, ...Continue Reading →