2003

UN Conferences and Observances
International Days, Weeks, Years,
Decades and Conferences


world summit
on the
information society

First Part: Geneva, 10-12 December 2003


Closing of the World Summit
Summit Highlights - 11 December
Summit Highlights - 10 December

Fact Sheets:

Background


Content, Themes & Outcome

When & Where?

Who will participate?

Why now?

Preparatory Process

Frequently asked questions



HIGH-LEVEL POLITICAL CONFERENCE FOR THE SIGNATURE OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION AGINST CORRUPTION

9-11 December 2003, Mérida Mexico


   


INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF
FRESHWATER 2003

   
  
   
  
2002 
  
   

The Year 2002 - International Year of Mountains

The International Year of Mountains 2002 - conservation and sustainable development of mountain people and mountain
regions all over the world.

For detailed information visit the    I Y M homepage (http://www.mountains2002.org)


World Summit on Sustainable Development

The Johannesburg summit as unique opportunity
to create a more sustainable future

Johannesburg, South Africa
26 August - 4 September 2002

For more information
visit http://www.johannesburgsummit.org




The Special Session on Children will bring together government leaders and Heads of State, NGOs, children's advocates and young people themselves and is a great opportunity to change the way the world views and treats children.

For more information:
http://www.unicef.org/specialsession


General Assembly Special Session
on Children

8 - 10 May 2002




Second World Assembly on Ageing
The World Assembly on Ageing - building a society for all ages in the midst of a silent revolution
Madrid, Spain, 8 - 12 April 2002

UN links: http://www.un.org/ageing

Peacekeeping   www.un.org/peace/



  UNMIBH

   
   

2001  

Towards a Culture of Prevention

Workshop - 6 November 2001
Jointly organized by UN Information Service, Vienna and the Diplomatic Academy, Vienna

For more information click here or
visit http://www.mediapeace.org/

 

World Conference against Racism,
Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia
and Related Intolerance


Durban, South Africa
31 August - 7 September 2001

The official WCAR website.: http://www.unhchr.ch/html/racism/index.htm

WCAR Website
  

The UN Works

Around the world, United Nations Organizations and Information Centres have been promoting their exceptional work with a series of events, publications and broadcasts. The central theme to all of these campaigns is that "The UN Works..."

   

2001 - UN Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations

On 14 December 2000, the Austrian government and UNIS Vienna were proud to host the first meeting for the Group of Eminent Persons, chaired by Giandomenico Picco, the Secretary-General’s Personal Representative for the Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations (2001).

Dialogue Among Civilizations
   

INCB 2000 Annual Report

INCB Annual Report

21 February 2001 was the launch date for the International Narcotics Control Board's 2000 Annual Report. The Report is posted on the INCB web site (in PDF format), and can be viewed by clicking here or on the image to the left.