United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Documents relating to Space and Socioeconomic Development in the context of Rio+20 and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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Activities by the Office for Outer Space Affairs on Socioeconomic Development

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Reports of workshops organized by the Office for Outer Space Affairs

A/AC.105/986

2010

Report on the United Nations/Turkey/European Space Agency Workshop on Space Technology Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits (Istanbul 14-17 September 2010)

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A/AC.105/1020

2011

Report on the United Nations/Viet Nam Workshop on Space Technology Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits (Hanoi, 10-14 October 2011)

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A/AC.105/1036

2012

Report on the United Nations/Chile Workshop on Space Technology Applications for Socioeconomic Benefits (Santiago, 12-16 November 2012)

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A/AC.105/1037

2012

Report on the United Nations/Argentina Workshop on Space Law on the theme "Contribution of space law to economic and social development" (Buenos Aires, 5-8 November 2012)

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A/AC.105/1053

2013

Report on the United Nations/Belarus Workshop on Space Technology Applications for Socioeconomic Benefits (Minsk, 11-15 November 2013)

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Reports of the Secretary-General and UN-Space Special Reports

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Report of the Secretary-General

A/AC.105/1014

2012

Coordination of space-related activities within the United Nations system: directions and anticipated results for the period 2012-2013 - the use of space-derived geospatial data for sustainable development: Report of the Secretary-General

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Special reports of the Inter-Agency Meeting on Outer Space Activities

A/AC.105/1042

2013

Space for agriculture development and food security: Special report of the Inter-Agency Meeting on Outer Space Activities on the use of space technology within the United Nations system for agriculture development and food security

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A/AC.105/991

2011

Space and climate change: Special report of the Inter-Agency Meeting on Outer Space Activities on the use of space technology within the United Nations system to address climate change issues

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A/AC.105/941

2009

Space benefits for Africa: contribution of the United Nations Note by the Secretariat

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A/AC.105/843

2005

New and emerging technologies, applications and initiatives for space-related inter-agency cooperation

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Space and Sustainable Development

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Contribution of the Committee to the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD)

A/AC.105/872

2006

Contribution of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space to the work of the Commission on Sustainable Development for the thematic cluster 2006-2007: Space for sustainable development

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A/AC.105/892

2007

Contribution of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space to the work of the Commission on Sustainable Development for the thematic cluster 2008-2009: Space for sustainable development

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A/AC.105/944

2009

Contribution of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space to the work of the Commission on Sustainable Development for the thematic cluster 2010-2011: Note by the Secretariat

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United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)

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2012

The Future We Want (Outcome document)
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A/AC.105/993

2011

Contribution of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development: harnessing space-derived geospatial data for sustainable development

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Submission document by Romania, in its capacity as a Chair of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space
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Input by the Office for Outer Space Affairs to the Compilation document
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Submission document by the Office for Outer Space Affairs
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UN System implementation follow-up to Rio+20
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Framework for action and follow-up to Rio+20
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High-level political forum

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Format and organizational aspects of the high-level political forum on sustainable development

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Inaugural meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development

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Open Working Group on Sustainable development goals (SDGs)

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Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

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Letter from the Co-Chairs of the Open Working Group on SDGs, 17 January 2014

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First session (14-15 March 2013)
 
Second session (17-19 Apr 2013)

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TST Issues Brief: Conceptual Issues

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TST Issues Brief: Poverty Eradication

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Third session (22-24 May 2013)

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TST Issues Brief: Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought

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TST Issues Brief: Food Security and Nutrition

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TST Issues Brief: Sustainable Agriculture

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TST Issues Brief: Water and Sanitation

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Fourth Session (17-19 June 2013)

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TST Issues Brief: Education and Culture

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TST Issues Brief: Employment and Decent Work

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TST Issues Brief: Health and Sustainable Development

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TST Issues Brief: Population Dynamics

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TST Issues Brief: Social Protection

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Fifth Session (25-27 November 2013)

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TST Issues Brief: Energy

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TST Issues Brief: Macroeconomic policy questions (including international trade, international financial system and external debt sustainability)

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TST Issues Brief: Sustained and Inclusive Economic Growth, Infrastructure Development, and Industrialization

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Sixth Session (9-13 December 2013)

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TST Issues Brief: Global Governance

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TST Issues Brief: Means of Implementation; Global Partnership for achieving sustainable development

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TST Issues Brief: Needs of Countries in Special Situations - African Countries, Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, as well as the specific challenges facing Middle-Income Countries

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TST Issues Brief: Science, Technology and Innovation, Knowledge-sharing and Capacity-building

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Seventh Session (6-10 January 2014)

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TST Issues Brief: Climate Change and Disaster Reduction

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TST Issues Brief: Sustainable cities and human settlements

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TST Issues Brief: Sustainable Consumption and Production, including Chemicals and Waste

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Eighth Session (3-7 February 2014)

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TST Issues Brief: Biodiversity

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TST Issues Brief: Forests

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TST Issues Brief: Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

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TST Issues Brief: Oceans and Seas

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TST Issues Brief: Promoting Equality, including Social Equity

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Space and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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A new global partnership: Eradicate poverty and transform economies through sustainable development. The Report of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

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The Post-2015 Development Agenda: Setting the Stage!

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Thematic Debate of the General Assembly "Water, Sanitation and  Sustainable Energy In the Post-2015  Development Agenda", 18-19 February 2014

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High-Level Event of the General Assembly "The Contributions of Women, the Young and Civil Society to the Post-2015 Development Agenda", 6-7 March 2014

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Joint Event of the General Assembly and the Economic and Social Council "The role of partnerships in the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda", 9-10 April 2014

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Thematic Debate of the General Assembly "Ensuring Stable and Peaceful Societies", 24-25 April 2014

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High-Level Event of the General Assembly "Contributions of North-South, South-South, Triangular Cooperation, and ICT for Development to the implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda", 20-21 May 2014

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High Level Event of the General Assembly "Contributions of Human Rights and the Rule of Law in the Post-2015 Development Agenda", 17-18 June 2014

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United Nations System Task Team on the Post-2015 United Nations Development Agenda (UNTT)

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Realizing the future we want for all: Report to the Secretary-General

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Working Group on Global Partnership for Development

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A renewed global partnership for development

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Working Group on Monitoring and Target Setting (in collaboration with the Inter-Agency Expert Group (IAEG) on MDG Indicators)

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Statistics and indicators for the post-2015 development agenda

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Working Group on Financing for Sustainable Development

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Executive Summary

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1. Financing for sustainable development: Review of global investment requirement estimates

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2. The variety of national, regional and international public sources for development finance

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3. Challenges in raising private sector resources for financing sustainable development

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4. Public support to private investment for sustainable development: challenges and opportunities, with emphasis on the environmental pillar

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Reports of the Secretary-General on the Millennium Development Goals

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2011

Accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals: options for sustained and inclusive growth and issues for advancing the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015: Annual report of the Secretary-General

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A/67/257

2012

Accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals: options for sustained and inclusive growth and issues for advancing the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015: Annual report of the Secretary-General

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A/68/202

2013

A life of dignity for all: accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals and advancing the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015. Report of the Secretary-General

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