Upcoming Events

https://www.un.org/en/sections/observances/international-days/

September-17-30 – 74th UN General Assembly

23 September- the UN Secretary-General will convene a Climate Summit, 23 September: UNGA will hold a one-day high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage

24 & 25 September: the UNGA will convene meeting of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF).

26 September: high-level dialogue on financing for development (FfD), as well as a high-level meeting on the elimination of nuclear weapons;

27 September, the UNGA will hold the high-level meeting to review progress made in addressing the priorities of small island developing States (SIDS) through the implementation of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway.

2 October: International Day of Non-violence (150th Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi)

7 October: World Habitat Day (This year’s theme is “Frontier Technologies as an innovative tool to transform waste to wealth”)

11 October: International Day of the Girl Child (This year’s theme is “GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable“) https://www.unicef.org/gender-equality/international-day-girl-2019

16 October: World Food Day (To promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all)

17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (The theme is coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity)

24 October: United Nations Day (74th Birthday of the UN) https://www.un.org/en/events/unday/

31 October: World Cities Day (This year’s theme is “Changing the World: Innovations and Better Life for Future Generations”) https://www.un.org/en/events/citiesday/

5 November: World Tsunami Awareness Day

6 November: International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

14 November: World Diabetes Day

19 November: World Toilet Day

20 November: Africa Industrialization Day

20 November: Universal Children’s Day

25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

29 November: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

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