CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA ,15 – 18 JANUARY 2017
UN World Data Forum set to kick off with ambitious agenda, launching innovative data solutions to improve lives
More than 1,000 data leaders from government, business, science and civil society to collaborate on challenges and initiatives at Forum, opening 15 January in Cape Town
The first UN World Data Forum will be hosted by Statistics South Africa from 15 to 18 January 2017, with support from the Statistics Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, under the guidance of the United Nations Statistical Commission and the High-level Group for Partnership, Coordination and Capacity-Building for Statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
MEDIA ADVISORY – UN World Data Forum , Cape Town, 15 – 18 January 2017
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, at UN Headquarters in New York. UN Photo/Mark Garten
António Guterres, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on 1st January 2017.
Africa Renewal’s December issue is out and we’re confident you will love the latest news on the current state of health and well-being in Africa. From jaw-dropping new technologies, the invisibility of mental illness to the maddening tales of the migrant’s struggle in a city near you, just to give you a glimpse of what’s ‘Inside the December Issue’. Grab a copy while it’s still hot:
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A Weekly Update from the UN Department of Public Information – No. 177/ 21 December 2016
Security Council approves UN monitors for Aleppo evacuations
Alarmed at the “devastating” humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, where perhaps thousands of civilians remain trapped, the Security Council on 19 December requested the United Continue reading
The 29th November of each year is significantly observed as the UN international Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. This follows the adoption of the resolution 181(II) by the General Assembly in 1947 partitioning Palestine into two states. That resolution provided for the establishment in Palestine of a “Jewish State” and an “Arab State”. Of the two States to be created under this resolution, only one, Israel, has so far come into being.