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2017 Special Meeting of ECOSOC on "Innovations in Infrastructure Development and Promoting Sustainable Industrialization"

The President of ECOSOC will highlight the relevance of industry, innovation and infrastructure (SDG-9) to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda by convening a Special Meeting of the Council on 31 May 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York. Resilient infrastructure and sustainable industrialization are key enablers of poverty eradication and can promote inclusion, connectivity and equality within societies. However, it can be complex and expensive to develop, especially in countries in Africa and countries in special situations.

2017 Resumed Session of the Commitee on NGOs

The 2017 Resumed Session of the Committee on NGOs is expected to consider new applications for status by NGOs as well as applications deferred from earlier sessions. It will also review quadrennial reports of NGOs in general or special consultative status. The Committee is expected to meet again on 12 June 2017 to adopt its report of the session.

2017 Integration Segment of ECOSOC

The 2017 Integration Segment of ECOSOC will be chaired by H.E. Mr. Nabeel Munir, Vice-President of the Council (Pakistan), and will be held 8 to 10 May 2017, at UN Headquarters in New York.

On an annual basis, the Integration Segment convenes a diverse group of stakeholders to promote the integration of the three dimensions of sustainable development, providing a unifying platform for dialogue and exchange of views on lessons learned and recommendations for ways forward in policy integration to guide the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

UNRISD: World Social Work Day 2017: Social Work and Sustainable Development

World Social Work Day (WSWD) has been celebrated around the globe since 1983. This year, the Geneva School of Social Work and its international partners are teaming up with UNRISD to mark the Day at the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG).

UNOG: International Women’s Day - 8.3.2017

Programme of activities of the United Nations Office at Geneva and the International Gender Champions (IGC) on the occasion of:

- Ciné-ONU, 5 March 2017, 10.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m., Cinema Empire, Geneva

With the support of Warner Bros and the Permanent Mission of the United States to the United Nations in Geneva

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