Events - Monday, 17 February 2014

52nd Session of the UN Commission for Social Development

The 52nd session of the UN Commission for Social Development (CSocD 52) will discuss the priority theme, ‘Promoting empowerment of people in achieving poverty eradication, social integration and full employment and decent work for all,' as well as programmes of action on social groups, including aging, disabled and youth populations and families. CSocD 52 will meet from 11-21 February 2014, at UN Headquarters in New York, US. The Commission is a functional body of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).  

dates: 11-21 February 2014   location: New York City, US  

Global Workshop on the Facilitation of Entry into Force of the Ban Amendment

This meeting is being convened by the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions and will be attended by representatives of parties to the Basel Convention.  

dates: 17-18 February 2014   location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa