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Inter-sessional activities 2017/2018


Ms. Aija Zigure (Latvia), Rapporteur of the Statistical Commission, participated in special event on drug statistics during the reconvened 60th session of the Commission for Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, 7 December 2017


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Letter exchange between the chair of the Statistical Commission and the Chair of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (October - November 2017)

Ms. Aija Zigure (Latvia), Rapporteur of the Statistical Commission, participated in a Roundtable Discussion on Gender Perspectives in the Work of ECOSOC Functional Commissions in New York, 7 July 2017. (Flyer)

Ms. Wasmalia Bivar (Brazil), Chair of the Statistical Commission addressed the ECOSOC Coordination and Management Meeting, 7 June 2017. The transcript of the speech is available in English and Spanish.

In the same meeting, the Economic and Social Council adopted the global indicator framework for the Sustainable Development Goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (see Report).



Ms. Wasmalia Bivar (Brazil), Chair of the Statistical Commission addressed the 16th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues - 16th session, 4 May 2017. The transcript of the speech is available in English and Spanish.



Video message by Mr. Georges-Simon Ulrich (Switzerland), Vice-Chair of the Statistical Commission, addressed the 60th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, Vienna, 13-17 March 2017. The transcript of the video message is available here.



Ms. Aija Zigure (Latvia), Rapporteur of the Statistical Commission participated in an interactive expert panel on "Enhancing availability and use of data and gender statistics to support accelerated implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action as well as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" during the 61st Session of Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), 13-24 March 2017 (Ms. Aija Zigure starts at the 37th minute)


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