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27 August 2020 - 27 August 2020

Youtube Live

WHAT'S NEXT? Indigenous People and COVID-19 - the disparate Impact

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem was joined by the world’s leading indigenous human rights defenders for a global conversation on the devastating impact that the COVID-19 Pandemic has had on indigenous peoples. The experts explored the entrenched inequalities, stigmatization and discrimination that have given rise to this disproportionate impact, particularly for indigenous women and girls; explore indigenous peoples’ unique contribution to addressing the pandemic and reflect on the short and long term changes needed to build back a more equal and resilient world. 

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19 August 2020 - 19 August 2020

Global

World Humanitarian Day

Providing life-saving support during the pandemic On World Humanitarian Day (WHD) August 19, the world commemorates humanitarian workers killed and injured in the course of their work, and we honour all aid and health workers who continue, despite the odds, to provide life-saving support and protection to people most in need.

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12 August 2020 - 12 August 2020

Global

International Youth Day 2020

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. 

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28 July 2020 - 28 July 2020

UNFPA Youtube Live

Older Persons & Covid-19

Stregthening health & rights through collective action Join UNFPA ED Dr. Natalia Kanem and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday, 28 July 2020 16:30-17:30 CET (Geneva), 10:30-11:30 EDT (New York) to talk about Older Persons & COVID-19: Strengthening health & rights through collective action. Add the event to your Google Calendar here and join the livestream via YouTube at http://unf.pa/olderpersonscovid19 

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23 July 2020 - 23 July 2020

Youtube Live

WHAT'S NEXT? Once Again – We Shall Overcome: COVID-19 and People of African Descent

Please join us at the next conversation on the Nairobi Commitments/ICPD25: What’s Next? Global Thought Leadership Conversations 

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15 July 2020 - 15 July 2020

Youtube Live

High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

*/ /*-->*/ Accelerating the promise of ICPD25 in the Decade of Action and Delivery:Upholding Rights and Choices within Covid-19 Response and Recovery Co-conveners: UNFPA, Germany, Mexico

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11 July 2020 - 11 July 2020

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.

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11 July 2020 - 11 July 2020

Global

World Population Day

Putting the brakes on COVID-19: how to safeguard the health and rights of women and girls now

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9 July 2020 - 9 July 2020

Youtube Live

What's next? Generation Equality and Bodily Autonomy

This global conversation was about the importance of adolescent girls’ bodily autonomy and decision making as a critical pillar to the unfinished agendas of Cairo and Beijing. Adolescents’ rights, voices and choices and all the protective measures including at the institutional, community and family levels, must be in place, so they can exercise those rights and thrive.  

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