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Today, the world population is over 7 billion people. More than one billion people, or approximately 15 per cent of the world's population, live with some form of disability. 80 per cent live in developing countries.
When:  Saturday, December 03, 2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Category:  Seminar
International Volunteer Day is a chance for individual volunteers, communities and organizations to promote their contributions to development at the local, national and international levels. By combining UN support with a grassroots mandate, International Volunteer Day is a unique opportunity fo...
When:  Monday, December 05, 2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Remarks by HRH Crwon Prince Haakon of Norway and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark.
When:  Tuesday, December 06, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Category:  Seminar
The International Peace Institute (IPI), the Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations, the Permanent Mission of the Somali Republic to the United Nations, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are pleased to invite to a policy forum event to discuss the implementation of th...
When:  Wednesday, December 07, 2016 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Category:  Seminar
Corruption is a complex social, political and economic phenomenon that affects all countries. Corruption undermines democratic institutions, slows economic development and contributes to governmental instability.
When:  Friday, December 09, 2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Category:  Seminar
The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the Genocide Convention and its role in combating and preventing the crime of genocide, as defined in the Convention, and to commemorate and honour its victims.
When:  Friday, December 09, 2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10...
When:  Saturday, December 10, 2016 9:00 AM
Throughout human history, migration has been a courageous expression of the individual’s will to overcome adversity and to live a better life. Today, globalization, together with advances in communications and transportation, has greatly increased the number of people who have the desire and the...
When:  Sunday, December 18, 2016 9:00 AM
Solidarity is identified in the Millennium Declaration as one of the fundamental values of international relations in the 21st Century, wherein those who either suffer or benefit least deserve help from those who benefit most. Consequently, in the context of globalization and the challenge of...
When:  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM