Events - Monday, 30 September 2013

68th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 68)

The 68th Regular Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 68) will open on Tuesday, 17 September 2013. The General Debate will take place from 24 September-2 October on the theme 'Post-2015 Development Agenda: Setting the Stage'.  

dates: 17 September - 2 October 2013   venue: UN Headquarters   location: New York City, US  

19th Session of the African Forestry and Wildlife Commission

Created in 1959, the African Forestry Wildlife Commission (AFWC) is one of six Regional Forestry Commissions established by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) to provide a policy and technical forum for countries to discuss and address forest issues on a regional basis. It meets every two years. FAO encourages wide participation of government officials from forestry and other sectors as well as representatives of international, regional and sub-regional organizations that deal with forest-related issues in the region, including NGOs, and the private sector.  

dates: 30 September - 4 October 2013   location: Windhoek, Namibia