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24 October 2014 - 24 October 2014

Global

UN Day 2014

UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being.   24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. In 1971, the United Nations General Assembly recommended that the day be observed by Member States as a public holiday. Details

11 October 2014 - 11 October 2014

Global

International Day of the Girl Child 2014

Follow the High-Level UN Panel commemorating the International Day of the Girl Child here Details

9 October 2014 - 9 October 2014

UN HQ, New York

General Assembly: 22nd plenary meeting

Global Support for the Cairo Population Agenda Proclaimed at the UN   On 9 October, representatives of countries around the world reiterated their support for the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development, which was held in Cairo in 1994.   Details

1 October 2014 - 1 October 2014

Global

International Day of Older Persons 2014

Every year, the International Day of Older Persons is observed on 1 October. The theme of this year's commemoration is “Leaving No One Behind: Promoting a Society for All.”   Details

22 September 2014 - 22 September 2014

UN HQ, New York

ICPD+ 20

A Special Session of the 69th Session of the General Assembly   This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), an event that broke new ground by placing human rights and dignity at the heart of the world’s development efforts.   Details

22 September 2014 - 22 September 2014

UN HQ, New York

High-Level event on realizing the demographic dividend in the Sahel

LIVE STREAM   Join us on 22 September for an interactive high-level conversation on the demographic dividend in the Sahel region of Africa.   Details

22 September 2014 - 22 September 2014

New York, United States

Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly

On 22 September 2014, world leaders gathered in New York for a United Nations General Assembly special session (UNGASS) to discuss the progress and achievements of the goals of the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), held in Cairo in 1994.   Details

16 September 2014 - 7 October 2014

New York

The 69th Session of the UN General Assembly

Throughout this two-week course of high-level panels, debates, consultations, summits and side events, UNFPA is calling for renewed focus on the human rights and dignity of all people. Dignity and human rights – including the rights to sexual and reproductive health, education, and freedom from discrimination and violence – must form the basis of sustainable development now and in the future.   Details

19 August 2014 - 19 August 2014

Worldwide

12 August 2014 - 12 August 2014

Worldwide

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