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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL- MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST27th January 2017 Press Releases, Secretary-General message
27 January 2017
Today, we honour the victims of the Holocaust, an incomparable tragedy in human history.
The world has a duty to remember that the Holocaust was a systematic attempt to eliminate the Jewish people and so many others.
PRESS RELEASE : UN World Data Forum wraps up with launch of Cape Town Global Action Plan for Sustainable Development Data18th January 2017 Latest News, Press Releases
United Arab Emirates selected to host next Forum
(Cape Town, 18 January) — The inaugural United Nations World Data Forum is concluding today with the launch of a global plan for better data to improve people’s lives, and new ideas and solutions to boost the collaboration, resources and policies needed to put it into action.
Over 1,500 data leaders from government, business, science and civil society to collaborate on challenges and initiatives
On the 10th January 2017, prior to the UN World Data Forum, Stefan Schweinfest, Director of the Statistics Division, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, briefed the media at the Spokesperson’s noon briefing as well as a WebEx briefing with UNICs in Pretoria, Lusaka and Nairobi. The inaugural UN World Data Forum is set to take place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 15-18 January.
The Forum, nosted by the Government of South Africa and Statistics South Africa, with support from the Statistics Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social (more…)