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Calendar of Events for the Year 2020

 

DateEventLocation
JANUARY
1 JanuaryOfficial 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 JanuaryGFMD SummitQuito
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 FebruaryInformal briefing for Member States and relevant stakeholders on UN support to regional review by member states (template and funding strategy)Geneva and New York
FebruaryPrepare draft annotated outline of SG report (overseen by the Network secretariat, based on inputs from Network members) 
MARCH
4 MarchInformal 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 March2nd MPTF Steering Committee MeetingGeneva
March - AprilInformal 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 BriefingGeneva (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 MayEC Working Level Meeting 2020/5Geneva
13 May (TBC)EC Principal Level Meeting 2020/1 (in margins of CEB)Nairobi
21 MayOfficial Holiday - Ascension DayGeneva
25 MayOfficial UN Holiday - Eid Al-Fitr 
May - JunePrepare first draft of the SG report (Network secretariat) 
JUNE
1 JuneOfficial 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 stakeholdersGeneva
16 JuneInternational Day of Family Remittances 
20 JuneInternational Refugee Day 
JULY
2 JulyEC Working Level Meeting 2020/7
Progress review of TWG 2, 3, 4 and 5
Geneva
First half of JulyCirculate first draft of SG report to Network members and relevant/selected stakeholders 
7 - 16 JulyECOSOC High Level Political Forum - Accelerated action and transformative pathways; realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable developmentNew York
Second half of JulyStart preparing second draft of SG report 
30 JulyWorld Day against Trafficking in Persons 
31 JulyOfficial UN Holiday - Eid Al-Adha 
AUGUST
3 AugustOfficial Holiday - Swiss National DayGeneva
6 AugustEC Working Level Meeting 2020/8Geneva
SEPTEMBER
3 SeptemberEC Working Level Meeting 2020/9
Progress review of CWG 1.2, 2.1 & 2.2, and TWG 1 & 6
Geneva
First half of SeptemberCirculate second draft of SG report to Executive Committee
Present key findings to Member States (informal briefings in Geneva and New York)
 
10 SeptemberOfficial Holiday - Jeûne GenevoisGeneva
Second half of SeptemberPrepare final draft of SG report 
22 - 30 September75th 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 BriefingRoom Ariana 2, Palais des Nations, Geneva
OCTOBER
1 OctoberEC 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 OctoberEC Working Level Meeting 2020/11Geneva
NOVEMBER
19 NovemberEC Working Level Meeting 2020/12Geneva
November (TBC)EC Principal Level Meeting 2020/2 (in margins of CEB)New York
DECEMBER
3 DecemberEC Working Level Meeting 2020/13
Progress review of CWG 1.2, 2.1, & 2.2, and TWG 1 & 6
Geneva
10 - 11 DecemberAnnual Network Meeting / MPTF Consultative Forum / Member States briefing / Civil Society Meeting / Regional Experts MeetingRoom XIX, Palais des Nations, Geneva
18 DecemberInternational Migrants Day (IMD) 
25 DecemberOfficial UN Holiday - Christmas Day 
December (TBC)Member State consideration of SG report in GA