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Calendar of Events for the Year 2020

 

Date Event Location
JANUARY
1 January Official UN Holiday - New Year's Day  
9 January

EC Working Level Meeting 2020/1

Validation of WG workplans and composition of CWG 1.2, 2.1 &
2.2, and TWG 1 & 6

Geneva
18 – 24 January GFMD Summit Quito
FEBRUARY
6 February

EC Working Level Meeting 2020/2

Validation of WG workplans and composition of TWG 2, 3, 4 and 5

Geneva
End of February Informal briefing for Member States and relevant stakeholders on UN support to regional review by member states (template and funding strategy) Geneva and New York
February Prepare draft annotated outline of SG report (overseen by the Network secretariat, based on inputs from Network members)  
MARCH
4 March Informal briefing for Member States and relevant stakeholders on WGs and UN support to regional review by member states (template and funding strategy) Geneva
5 March

EC Working Level Meeting 2020/3

Progress review of CWG 1.2, 2.1 & 2.2, and TWG 1 & 6

Geneva
31 March 2nd MPTF Steering Committee Meeting Geneva
March - April Informal consultations on SG report, including with Member States, migrants and relevant stakeholders, as well as UNCTs, and regional coordination mechanisms  
APRIL
2 April

EC Working Level Meeting 2020/4

Progress review of TWG 2, 3, 4 and 5

Geneva
10 - 13 April

Official UN Holiday - Easter

 
29 or 30 April (TBC) Network Member State Briefing Geneva (Waiting for feedback from Palais des Nations)
April (TBC)

Organize seminars for national and regional network focal points on how to assist governments with regional reviews

Webinars
MAY
First half of May

Circulate annotated outline of SG report to Network members and stakeholders

 
7 May EC Working Level Meeting 2020/5 Geneva
13 May (TBC) EC Principal Level Meeting 2020/1 (in margins of CEB) Nairobi
21 May Official Holiday - Ascension Day Geneva
25 May Official UN Holiday - Eid Al-Fitr  
May - June Prepare first draft of the SG report (Network secretariat)  
JUNE
1 June Official UN Holiday - Whit Monday  
4 June

EC Working Level Meeting 2020/6

Progress review of CWG 1.2, 2.1, & 2.2, and TWG 1 & 6

Geneva
Mid-June (TBD) Network briefing to stakeholders Geneva
16 June International Day of Family Remittances  
20 June International Refugee Day  
JULY
2 July EC Working Level Meeting 2020/7
Progress review of TWG 2, 3, 4 and 5
Geneva
First half of July Circulate first draft of SG report to Network members and relevant/selected stakeholders  
7 - 16 July ECOSOC High Level Political Forum - Accelerated action and transformative pathways; realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development New York
Second half of July Start preparing second draft of SG report  
30 July World Day against Trafficking in Persons  
31 July Official UN Holiday - Eid Al-Adha  
AUGUST
3 August Official Holiday - Swiss National Day Geneva
6 August EC Working Level Meeting 2020/8 Geneva
SEPTEMBER
3 September EC Working Level Meeting 2020/9
Progress review of CWG 1.2, 2.1 & 2.2, and TWG 1 & 6
Geneva
First half of September Circulate second draft of SG report to Executive Committee
Present key findings to Member States (informal briefings in Geneva and New York)
 
10 September Official Holiday - Jeûne Genevois Geneva
Second half of September Prepare final draft of SG report  
22 - 30 September 75th Session of the UN General Assembly High-Level Week
Annual Concordia Summit (TBC)
Annual SDG "moment" during the UN High-Level Week (as per HLPF outcome) (TBC)
New York Climate Week (TBC)
New York
30 September (TBC) Network Member State Briefing Room Ariana 2, Palais des Nations, Geneva
OCTOBER
1 October EC Working Level Meeting 2020/10
Progress review of TWG 2, 3, 4 and 5
Geneva
Early October (TBC) Submission of SG report to EOSG (min. six working days before slotting date)  
Mid October (TBC) DGACM slotting date for SG report  
29 October EC Working Level Meeting 2020/11 Geneva
NOVEMBER
19 November EC Working Level Meeting 2020/12 Geneva
November (TBC) EC Principal Level Meeting 2020/2 (in margins of CEB) New York
DECEMBER
3 December EC Working Level Meeting 2020/13
Progress review of CWG 1.2, 2.1, & 2.2, and TWG 1 & 6
Geneva
10 - 11 December Annual Network Meeting / MPTF Consultative Forum / Member States briefing / Civil Society Meeting / Regional Experts Meeting Room XIX, Palais des Nations, Geneva
18 December International Migrants Day (IMD)  
25 December Official UN Holiday - Christmas Day  
December (TBC) Member State consideration of SG report in GA