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23 July 2021 - 23 July 2021

YouTube

See Us, Hear Us, Count Us In: Voices of the Decade

See Us, Hear Us, Count Us In: #VoicesOfTheDecade, an event co-organized by the United Nations Department of Global Communications, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), marks the midterm review of the implementation of the International Decade for People of African Descent (2014-2025), which advocates for justice, recognition and development to ensure people of African descent can exercise their full human rights.

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15 July 2021 - 15 July 2021

Virtual

United Nations Population Award Ceremony 2021

The Committee for the United Nations Population Award has chosen the recipients of the 2021 United Nations Population Award, which is given to an individual and an institution in recognition of outstanding contributions to the awareness of population issues and their solutions. This year's winners are the General Directorate of Population of Oaxaca (DIGEPO) in Mexico, in the institutional category, and Commissaire Hassane Haousseize Zouera from Niger’s police force, in the individual category. 

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11 July 2021 - 11 July 2021

Global

World Population Day

Rights and choices are the answer: Whether baby boom or bust, the solution to shifting fertility rates lies in prioritizing the reproductive health and rights of all people In this second year of COVID-19, we are suspended in an in-between state, where parts of the world are emerging from the deep recesses of the pandemic while others are locked in battle with the coronavirus as access to vaccines remains a distant, deadly reality. 

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8 July 2021 - 8 July 2021

Youtube Live

Intergenerational Action for Bodily Autonomy: Accelerating Sustainable Development Goal 3

Co-conveners: UNFPA, Government of Argentina  The 2021 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) will focus on ensuring a sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19, with particular attention to how the international community can build an inclusive and effective path for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda. 

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30 June 2021 - 2 July 2021

Global

Generation Equality Forum

Kicked off by the Government of Mexico in Mexico City in March, the Generation Equality Forum culminates with three days of events co-hosted by the Government of France in Paris, all to advance progress in realizing Sustainable Development Goal 5 by 2030: Achieve gender equality and empower women and girls.  

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19 June 2021 - 19 June 2021

Global

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

There are no winners among countless casualties in armed conflict, not least the women and girls victimized by militants who have weaponized  sexual violence as a tactic of war, torture and terrorism. 

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8 June 2021 - 10 June 2021

Global

High-Level Meeting on AIDS

As part of the High-Level Meeting on AIDS, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem will participate at the 8 June side event entitled, “No Prevention, No End: The importance of leadership for HIV prevention – how decisions can turn an epidemic,” co-hosted by UNAIDS, of which UNFPA is a cosponsor, and the Global HIV Prevention Working Group.

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7 June 2021 - 11 June 2021

UN Web TV

Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS: Annual session 2021

The Executive Board holds its annual session, with the UNFPA portion on 10 June. Executive director Dr. Natalia Kanem will deliver a statement with an update on the impact of and the agency’s response to COVID-19, now in its second year, as well as a progress report on the implementation of the 2018-2021 Strategic Plan and statistical and financial review. 

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3 June 2021 - 3 June 2021

Zoom

Nordic Talks

All women have a right to bodily autonomy, the power and agency to make decisions governing their own bodies and futures, yet nearly half of women in 57 developing countries are denied that right. 

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28 May 2021 - 28 May 2021

Global

Menstrual Hygiene Day

For some, menstruation may be an inconvenience they don’t give much thought to.

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