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17 October 2017 - 17 October 2017

Global

Día Internacional para la Erradicación de la Pobreza

El Día Internacional para la Erradicación de la Pobreza es observado cada año desde 1993, cuando la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas designó este día para promover la conciencia de la necesidad de erradicar la pobreza en todos los países.   Details

11 October 2017 - 11 October 2017

Global

Día Internacional de la Niña

En 2011, la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas aprobó una resolución que adoptó el 11 de octubre como Día Internacional de la Niña, reconociendo los derechos de las niñas y los desafíos únicos que enfrentan las niñas en todo el mundo. Details

1 October 2017 - 1 October 2017

Global

Día Internacional de las Personas de Edad

El Día Internacional de las Personas de Edad está dedicado a concienciar contra la discriminación de las personas mayores, llamando la atención sobre los estereotipos negativos y las ideas falsas acerca del envejecimiento y desafiando esos estereotipos e ideas. Details

12 September 2017 - 25 September 2017

United Nations Headquarters, New York

The 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly

This September marks the beginning of the General Assembly's 72nd session, where UNFPA is hosting a variety of events to remind world leaders of the urgent needs of women and girls in crises. Among these events are: Rebuilding Shattered Lives and Communities: Chibok and Yazidi Girls, Women, held on 18 September from 1:15–2:30 p.m. in United Nations Conference Room 12. Details

7 September 2017 - 1 October 2017

Global

Young People's Sexual and Reproductive Health Challenge

UNFPA and OpenIDIO have launched a new crowd-sourcing challenge on Young People's Sexual and Reproductive Health. The question under investigation is: "How might we radically improve access to, and quality of, sexual and reproductive health education and services for young people?" Details

19 August 2017 - 19 August 2017

Global

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work. Details

12 August 2017 - 12 August 2017

Global

International Youth Day

12 August was designated as International Youth Day by the UN General Assembly in 1999. It is an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in promoting human rights and development. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges and hardships facing the world’s youth.  Details

17 July 2017 - 17 July 2017

United Nations Headquarters, New York

High-level event on investing in youth to eradicate poverty and promote prosperity

This high-level luncheon event will bring together leaders and officials to discuss how to help countries achieve a demographic dividend, the boost in economic growth and development that can occur when there are proportionally more people of working age than dependents. Details

11 July 2017 - 11 July 2017

London, United Kingdom

Family Planning Summit

UPDATE: Commitments from the Summit Details

11 July 2017 - 11 July 2017

Global

World Population Day

In 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme recommended that 11 July be observed by the international community as World Population Day, a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. This year's theme is “Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations.” Details

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