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Please note that this list provides information on the upcoming meetings and events of the Economic and Social Council, and the annual sessions of its subsidiary bodies. All meetings are open to Member States, United Nations agencies, funds and programmes, and the civil society. For further information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for ECOSOC events, and see also the internet links of the subsidiary bodies of ECOSOC



2012 2013 2014 
January
28 January Hand over ceremony 
UNHQ - New York
 
February
06 - 15 February Commission for Social Development, 51st session
UNHQ - New York
 
12 - 15 February Organizational session
UNHQ - New York
 
14 February Joint Special Meeting of ECOSOC and the Second Committee on Food security and nutrition: Scaling up the global response 
UNHQ - New York
 
26 February - 01 March Statistical Commission, 44th session
UNHQ - New York
 
March
04 - 15 March Commission on Status of Women, 57th session
UNHQ - New York
 
11 - 15 March Commission on Narcotic Drugs, 56th session
Vienna
 
13 March Regional Preparatory Meeting for Asia and Pacific on "Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for Promoting Renewable Energy Technologies" 
Bangkok
 
14 March Africa - AMR Regional Preparatory Meeting - "Innovation for the achievement of the MDGs and sustainable development"
Dar es salaam
 
18 - 22 March Committee for Development Policy, 15th session
UNHQ - New York
 
21 - 26 March Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), 46th session
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
 
25 March Meeting of the ECOSOC Bureau with the Chairpersons of the Council¿s subsidiary bodies
UNHQ - New York
 
27 March Youth ECOSOC 2013 on "Shaping tomorrow's innovators: Leveraging science, technology, innovation and culture for today's youth" 
New York
 
April
02 April Annual Informal Meeting of the Bureau of ECOSOC with the Bureaux of UN Funds and Programmes
UNHQ - New York
 
09 - 11 April Europe - AMR Regional Preparatory Meeting
GENEVA
 
09 - 11 April Economic Commission for Europe (ECE), 65th session
Geneva
 
15 - 19 April Committee of Experts on Public Administration, 12th session
UNHQ - New York
 
22 - 26 April Commission on Population and Development, 46th session
UNHQ - New York
 
22 April Second DCF Policy Dialogue on the role of private philanthropic organizations in international development cooperation 
UNHQ - New York
 
22 - 26 April Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, 22nd session
Vienna
 
24 April Partnership event 
UNHQ - New York
 
25 April - 01 May Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), 69th session
Bangkok,
 
25 - 26 April Organizational session
UNHQ - New York
 
29 April - 17 May Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 50th session
Geneva
 
May
06 - 10 May Commission on Sustainable Development, 20th session
UNHQ - New York
 
20 - 31 May Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 12th session
UNHQ - New York
 
June
03 - 07 June Commission on Science and Technology for Development, 16th session
Geneva
 
06 - 07 June High-level Symposium in preparation for the 2014 Development Cooperation Forum (DCF)
Addis Ababa
 
21 June Joint Event of ECOSOC and the Peacebuilding Commission 
UNHQ - New York
 
July
01 - 26 July ECOSOC 2013 Substantive Session
Geneva
 
24 - 26 July Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM), 3rd session
Cambridge, UK
 
October
21 - 25 October Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters, 9th session
Geneva