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Special Event to Launch the OHRLLS Flagship Report “State of the Least Developed Countries 2014”

Thursday, 23 October 2014
1:15 – 2:30 p.m., ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ

The Permanent Mission of Benin to the United Nations and the Office of the High Representative for the LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS are jointly organising a special event to introduce the second edition of the OHRLLS’ Flagship Report, State of the Least Developed Countries 2014.

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Workshop on “Realizing post-2015 aspirations for migrants and migration”

Thursday, 16 October 2014, from 10:00 to 13:00, in Conference Room 6; and from 15:00 to 18:00, in Conference Room E; and 
Friday, 17 October 2014, from 10:00 to 13:00, in Conference Room E; and from 15:00 to 18:00, in Conference Room 6. 

[This event is jointly organized by the UNITAR New York Office and the International Labour Organization as Chair of the Global Migration Group (GMG). All permanent missions and permanent observer missions are invited.  
For further information, please click here; or contact the UNITAR New York Office(e-mail;tel. 1 (212) 963-9196).]  

Africa Week 2014: Monday, 13 October to Friday, 17 October 2014 

UN Member States are invited to attend.

The Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Department of Public Information (DPI) are in close collaboration with the Permanent Observer Mission of the African Union to the United Nations, the NEPAD Agency and the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) to co-organize the Africa Week 2014 on the theme: The Africa We Want: Support of the United Nations system to the African Union’s Agenda 2063”.

The week-long event will take place from Monday, 13 October to Friday, 17 October 2014 featuring:

  • A High-Level Panel Discussion on Monday, 13 October (ECOSOC Chamber, 10:00am to 1:00pm) with the President of the 69th United Nations General Assembly, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, the African Union Commissioners for Peace and Security and for Economic Affairs, the CEO of NEPAD Agency and the Chairperson of the APR Panel of Eminent Persons.
  • An Annual Briefing to UN system entities and Member States on Tuesday, 14 October (Conference Room 6, 10:00am to 1:00pm) on three Reports of the Secretary-General and two presentations by NEPAD Agency and the APRM on “the Post-2015 Development Agenda, SDGs and Africa’s Transformative Challenges” and “Effective and Inclusive Governance in Africa: the APRM Perspective”.
  • The Launch of Six Publications on Africa’s peace, security and development on Thursday, 16 October (ECOSOC Chamber, 10:00am to 1:00pm).

UN Member States are invited to attend. For further information regarding the Week please contact Ms. Juliet Wasswa-Mugambwa (email: or +1.212-963-9576).

The event will also be on live and on-demand web cast on the following link: