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11 March 2019 - 22 March 2019

United Nations Headquarters, New York

Commission on the Status of Women, 63rd session

The 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women takes place at United Nations Headquarters starting on 11 March. 

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8 March 2019 - 8 March 2019

Global

International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day, celebrated globally on 8 March, is dedicated to reflecting on the achievements of ordinary women who have made an extraordinary impact in their countries and communities, and to celebrate the contributions of women all around the world.

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5 March 2019 - 8 March 2019

UN Headquarters, New York

United Nations Statistical Commission, 50th session

The United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) will hold its 50th session on the theme "Better data, better lives".

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6 February 2019 - 6 February 2019

Global

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 2019

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is internationally recognized as a human rights violation. UNFPA, jointly with UNICEF, leads the largest global programme to accelerate the elimination of FGM.

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10 December 2018 - 10 December 2018

Global

Human Rights Day 2018

The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to draw attention to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as "a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations." The Declaration calls for "the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people."

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1 December 2018 - 1 December 2018

Global

World AIDS Day 2018

World AIDS Day is observed on 1 December every year. It aims to increase awareness of the disease, fight the stigma associated with it, improve HIV education and mobilize resources for the global response to the epidemic.

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12 November 2018 - 15 November 2018

Kigali. Rwanda

2018 International Conference on Family Planning

The International Conference on Family Planning, held every other year, brings together family planning experts to assess the state of family planning around the world and share best practices. This year’s conference is held in Kigali, Rwanda. UNFPA, which works at every level to support access to safe, voluntary family planning, is a key partner in convening this event.

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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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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) IPCI comes at a crucial time for the international community: Next year marks the 25th anniversary of the Cairo agenda and the 50th anniversary of UNFPA.

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17 October 2018 - 17 October 2018

Global

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2018

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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