UN Events

“UN2020 Information, Organization and Strategy Meeting – Responsing to Multilateralism in Crisis.”
Monday, 15 October 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Church Centre, 2nd Floor (777 United Nations Plaza, 44th Street & 1 Ave), NY
RSVP to Jeffrey Huffines (Jeffery.huffines@civicus.org) or Fergus Watt (ferguswatt6@gmail.com).

Africa Dialogue Series:
OSAA at 15: A Stronger UN-AU Partnership for Peace, Security, and Development in Africa
17 – 18 October 2018 
United Nations Headquarters, New York
Concept Note
Register by 10 October 2018

UN Public Service Day and Awards
Call for Nominations for the 2019 United Nations Public Service Awards (UNPSA) is now open. Nominations can only be submitted online on the UNPSA portal here. The deadline for nomination is 30 November 2018 at 11:59PM, EST.
For inquiries, please email: unpsa@un.org.
See the Submission Rules for Nomination here.

Show us what you did for the #UNGA!
NGO Relations invites civil society representatives submit the information about the NGO events organized during and related to the United Nations General Assembly on 25 September – 1 October 2018 under the theme “Making the United Nations relevant to all people: global leadership and shared responsibilities for peaceful, equitable and sustainable societies“. Let’s share the impact of civil society! For more information, click here.

SAVE THE DATE: 68th UN DPI/NGO Conference
26 – 28 August 2019
Salt Lake City, Utah

UN International Days

October 10: World Mental Health Day (#WorldMentalHealthDay, #WorldMentalHealthDay2018)

October 11: International Day of the Girl Child
Under the theme, With Her: A Skilled GirlForce, International Day of the Girl will mark the beginning of a year-long effort to bring together partners and stakeholders to advocate for, and draw attention and investments to, the most pressing needs and opportunities for girls to attain skills for employability.

October 13: International Day for Disaster Reduction

October 15: International Day for Rural Women (#ruralwomen)
This year, International Day for Rural Women (15 October), focuses on the theme, “Challenges and opportunities in climate-resilient agriculture for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls”. The International Day for Rural Women is followed by World Food Day (16 October, themed, “Change the future of Migration: Invest in Food Security and Rural Development”) and International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (17 October)—highlighting issues that are inextricably linked with rural women’s empowerment.

October 16: World Food Day

October 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 24: United Nations Day

October 27: World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

October 31: World Cities Day (#WCD)

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