Upcoming Conferences
and General Assembly Special Sessions

The World Summit on the Information Society - Second phase (Tunis, Tunisia, 16 to 18 November 2005)

Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic and social fields

Background Information

UN Briefing Papers: The World Conferences

Fact Sheet: UN Conferences --What Have They Accomplished?

Conferences and Observances

Past Conferences and Special Sessions

Past Observances, Meetings, and Events


at Headquarters

58th session of the General Assembly

Economic and Social Council 2003

UN Journal
- Programme of daily meetings

Webcasts from the United Nations

Scheduled meetings of UN bodies for the current month

Calendar of Special Events & Exhibits

Calendar of Conferences and Meetings of the United Nations for 2003

Calendar of Conferences and Meetings

Exhibitions at UN Headquarters

Special Days

International Migrants Day
18 December 2003

Human Rights Day
10 December 2003

International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
5 December 2003

Special Observances
and Events

International Year of Microcredit 2005

International Year of Rice 2004

International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and Its Abolition 2004

International Year of Freshwater 2003

Year of Kyrgyz Statehood 2003

United Nations Literacy Decade (2003-2012)

International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence for the Children of the World (2001-2010)

Second International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism (2001-2010)

Decade to Roll Back Malaria in Developing Countries, Particularly in Africa (2001-2010)

United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (1997-2006)

United Nations Decade for Human Rights Education (1995-2004)

International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (1994-2004)

Third Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003)

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