Past Events

The Future of Work Summit 2023

06 June 2023 - 08 June 2023

Event dates: 6–8 June 2023 The Future of Work Summit invites policymakers, businesses, researchers, civil society, and youth to engage in discussions that inspire a fresh look at the future of work.  Alongside the tripartite negotiations of the 111th Session of the International Labour Conference, the summit will provide a forward-looking perspective on key issues […]

Trading goods in the digital era: Experience from the private sector

01 June 2023 | Online

Event date: 1 June 2023, 15:00–16:30 CEST In this World Trade Organization (WTO) webinar, in collaboration with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), private sector speakers will share their experiences regarding trading goods in the digital age.  Pandemic lockdowns have compelled numerous businesses and organisations to shift operations online and expedite their digital advancements, particularly […]

The 76th World Health Assembly

21 May 2023 - 30 May 2023

Event dates: 21–30 May 2023 The 76th World Health Assembly (WHA) is inviting delegates of its 194 member states to Geneva to confer on the organisation’s priorities and policies under the theme of ‘WHO at 75: Saving lives, driving health for all’.  A series of roundtables will take place over 10 days where delegates, partner […]

Women, Work, and the Platform Economy: A Global South Perspective

18 May 2023 | Online

Event date: 18 May 2023, 15:00–17:00 CET As digitalisation has restructured labour markets, important questions arise regarding women’s participation and status within this new labour landscape. How are women being affected in this digitally transformed job market? Moreover, what measures need to be taken to empower women, enabling them to seize opportunities and minimise obstacles […]

Better Data for Better Health: Investing in Country Health Information Systems to Accelerate Progress Towards Health-related SDGs

18 May 2023 - 19 May 2023

Event dates: 18–19 May 2023 The world is currently veering off course in achieving the health-related sustainable development goals (SDGs) by 2030. There are substantial gaps in data availability and capabilities for monitoring progress towards the SDG targets, particularly in supporting marginalised communities.  Leveraging the 2021 Health Data Governance Summit and its statement as a foundation, […]

Conference on Disarmament 2023

15 May 2023 - 30 June 2023

Event dates: 15 May–30 June 2023 The Conference on Disarmament (CD) was recognised by the Tenth Special Session on Disarmament of the United Nations General Assembly (SSOD-I) in 1978  as a single multilateral disarmament forum for the international community.  The CD’s 2023 session will adopt annual reports on the implementation of the treaties and discuss relevant […]

2023 Group of Governmental Experts on emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapons systems, second session

15 May 2023 - 19 May 2023

Event dates: 15–19 May 2023 The second session of the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) convened in Geneva to ‘intensify the consideration of proposals and elaborate, by consensus, possible measures’ in the context of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) while bringing in legal, military, and technological expertise.  […]

Intergovernmental Group of Experts on E-commerce and the Digital Economy, sixth session

10 May 2023 - 12 May 2023

Event dates: 10–12 May 2023 The main objective of this intergovernmental group of experts is to enhance the efforts of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in the fields of information and communications technologies, e-commerce, and the digital economy, to empower developing nations to participate in and gain advantages from the ever-changing digital […]

Launch of the Health Inequality Data Repository

20 April 2023 | Online

Event date: 20 April 2023, 13:00–14:15 CEST The World Health Organization (WHO) is hosting an informational webinar to launch the Health Inequality Data Repository, which is the largest global collection of disaggregated data about health and determinants of health.  The repository hosts nearly 11 million data entries across more than 2000 indicators and is supported […]

Workshop on Vehicular Multimedia Implementation Aspects

14 March 2023 | Online

Event date: 14 March 2023, 9:00–12:00 CET The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will be hosting a virtual workshop on the implementation aspects of vehicular multimedia following a technical report that the ITU-T Focus Group on Vehicular Multimedia published in 2022.  The workshop will include a presentation on the key findings of the published report from […]

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