June 2014

30 June - 9 July 2014
Second meeting >> of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

27 June 2014
The Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI) >> ranks governments on their political commitment to tackling hunger and undernutrition

26 June 2014

UNESCO launched a new poliy paper >> showing little change in global number of children out of school

26 June 2014
The Human Rights Council >> extended the mandates of the Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, the Independent Expert on human rights and international solidarity; and decided to establish an open-ended intergovernmental working group with the mandate to elaborate an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights

23-27 June 2014
1st UN Environment Assembly >> took place in Nairobi

20-21 June 2014
C20 summit >> in Melbourne 18-19 June 2014
UNCTAD 2014 Public Symposium 'A Better World Economic Order for Equality and Sustainable Development Post-2015' >>

16-20 June 2014
WHO Advanced Course >> on Health Financing for Universal Coverage, Nairobi, Kenya 

16-20 June 2014

12th session >> of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

12 June 2014
The World Day Against Child Labour >>

10-12 June 2014
7th session >> of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

9-10 June 2014
High-level Event of the UN GA on 'Human Rights and the Rule of Law in the Post-2015 Development Agenda' >>

9 June 2014
UN officals >> call for human rights-backed development agenda

8 June 2014
The strategic objective of employment >> was discussed at the ILC

5 June 2014
FAO's Food Price Index >>  reports falling foodprices.

5 June 2014
Special Meeting of ECOSOC on International Cooperation in Tax Matters >>

4-5 June 2014
G7 Summit in Brussels

4 June 2014

ODI Kevin Watkins writes about 'Universal Health Coverage - but mind the equity gaps' >>

3 June 2014
L20's First Forum on 'Jobs and Growth' >>

3 June 2014
The ILO's Social Protection Report 2014/15 >> was published.

3 June 2014
World of Work Summit 2014 >>

3 June 2014
Olivier De Schutter released his final report >> as the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food to the UN Human Rights Council

2-3 June 2014
ECOSOC Youth Forum >>

2 June 2014
The 'Zero Draft' >> of the Open Working Group on SDGs was made public.

1 June 2014
The World Bank released a report 'Climate-smart development: adding up the benefits of actions that help build prosperity, end poverty and combat climate' >>

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