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18 September 2018 - 25 September 2018

United Nations Headquarters, New York

The 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly

Established in 1945 under the Charter of the United Nations, the General Assembly is the chief policymaking of the United Nations. Composed all 193 Members of the United Nations, it is also the organization’s most representative body, providing a unique forum for discussions on the full range of international issues.

This September marks the beginning of the General Assembly's 73rd session, where the United Nations will address issues of critical global importance.
 

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11 October 2018 - 11 October 2018

Global

International Day of the Girl Child

In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution adopting 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, recognizing girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

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17 October 2018 - 17 October 2018

Global

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty has been observed every year since 1993, when the United Nations General Assembly designated this day to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries.

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22 October 2018 - 23 October 2018

Ottawa, Canada

2018 Ottawa Conference

Seventh International Parliamentarians' Conference on the Implementation of the ICPD Programme of Action (IPCI)

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24 October 2018 - 24 October 2018

Global

UN Day

UN Day celebrates the anniversary of the day the UN Charter entered into force in 1945.

This founding treaty was initially signed in San Francisco, on 26 June 1945. After it was ratified, it entered into force on 24 October, marking the birth of the United Nations.

The Preamble of the Charter lays out the UN's core aims:

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