For the third year in a row, Thomas Gass, UN DESAs Assistant Secretary- General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, invites the online community to join him in a Twitter chat to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their potential of addressing some of the most pressing global challenges, making our world a better place. Join him on 28 June from 9:30 to 10:30 am EDT and share your questions and comments using #SDGsChat!
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Why is it so important that migration data is accurately tracked in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and how will these efforts help benefit people on the move? Ahead of an Expert Group Meeting on Improving Migration Data in the Context of the 2030 Agenda on 20-22 June, UN DESA Voice asked Haoyi Chen, Statistician in the Demographic and Social Statistics Branch of UN DESAs Statistics Division.
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At the 16th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum, the UN together with indigenous media groups hosted the first-ever Indigenous Media Zone at UN Headquarters in New York from 24 to 28 April 2017. The programme featured live interviews, press conferences, workspaces for indigenous media and discussions with human rights defenders and indigenous experts.