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The United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD), supports the UN Member States in planning and implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through knowledge sharing, capacity development, policy advisory, research, and partnerships with a particular focus on Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Small Island Developing States (SIDS), and Landlocked Developing States (LLDCs). UNOSD was established in Incheon, Republic of Korea in 2011 by the United Nations and the Government of the Republic of Korea. UNOSD is part of the Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA).

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The United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD) is organizing 2022-23 International Mayors Forum from 25 to 28 April 2023 in Dakar, Senegal. Consistent with the 2023 High-Level Political Forum, the International Mayors’ Forum will strive to support local authorities and communities to achieve a better understanding of successes, lessons learned and good practices particularly with regard to the implementation of SDG-6, 7, 9, 11 and 17 and trigger the in-depth transformation needed to accelerate the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at their level.

UNOSD, in collaboration with the National Water and Sanitation Agency of Brazil (ANA), Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water),UNU Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH), and UNESCO International Centre for Water Security and Sustainable Management (UNESCO i-WSSM), will organize a side event during the 2023 Water Conference to build a collaborative partnership to expand the engagement of other Member States in using SDG-PSS to contribute to the Water Action Agenda and embrace geographical and gender balance representations with meaningful diverse participation. The side event will be held in-person on 23 March 2023 (5:00-6:15PM, EST) at UN Headquarters in New York, United States.

The 5th GHG System Training Workshop will be held in a hybrid format from 13 to 16 February 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop will be organized by UNOSD, UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), and Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO).