Main events calendar

  • 01 February 2022 - 01 February 2022
  • YouTube

High-Level UNFPA Innovation Roundtable: Innovation to Accelerate Progress for Women and Girls

This virtual, high-level roundtable with Member States, industry experts, thought leaders, entrepreneurs and global advocates to further leverage new strategic opportunities around high-impact solutions that advance the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals and a world with zero unmet need for family planning, zero preventable maternal deaths and zero gender-based violence and harmful practices.

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  • 06 February 2022 - 06 February 2022
  • Global

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Rooted in gender inequality and power imbalances between men and women, female genital mutilation perpetuates those inequities by limiting opportunities for women and girls to exercise their rights and realize their potential. Humanitarian crises including COVID-19, now in its third year, have hindered efforts to prevent female genital mutilation so that an estimated two million more girls over the next decade will be subjected to the practice than before pandemic times.  

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  • 18 June 2022 - 18 June 2022
  • Global

International Day for Countering Hate Speech

We have seen the proliferation of hate speech, misinformation and disinformation especially in these COVID-19 times. It’s not retreating but in full assault mode all over the globe. We have seen its deleterious effects. Violence instead of peace. Exclusion, discrimination and deepening inequality instead of inclusion, tolerance and respect and fairness.

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