Events at United Nations Headquarters

Side event to promote International Day of Education (24 January)*
Friday, 30 November 2018, 3 – 6 p.m.
Trusteeship Council, United Nations Headquarters, New York
RSVP by 5 p.m. Monday, 26 November 2018
Invitation
*The side event is co-organized by the Permanent Mission of Nigeria, Singapore, Ireland and Qatar to the United Nations, in partnership with UNESCO, UNICEF, UN Women and Collegiate Congress

One-on-One with the PGA on 5 December 2018
Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 10 – 11 a.m.
Conference Room 2, United Nations Headquarters, New York
RSVP to secure a Special Event Ticket. Tickets will be required to access CR2.

Screening of the Academy Award nominated film ‘Ferdinand’
In observance of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
5 December 2018, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters
RSVP by 2 December 2018
This event is organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information, the Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations and the Consulate General of Brazil in New York

High-Level Panel on the launching of The Girls in Science 4 SDGs International Platform
Hosted by the Permanent Mission of Portugal and the Royal Academy of Science International Trust
6 December 2018, 3 – 5 p.m.
Conference Room 11, United Nations Headquarters
For questions and to RSVP, contact publicrelations@rasit.org
This new initiative seeks to give Girls in Science the opportunity to shape their own future and the future of their communities, and to be the lead innovators of tomorrow – TODAY.
Agenda

Exhibition Opening: Free and Equal in Dignity and Rights: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Turns 70
Thursday, 6 December 2018, 6 – 6:30 p.m.
Visitors Lobby, United Nations Headquarters
RSVP by Monday, 3 December 2018
Invitation
This event is organized by the UN DPI and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Panel discussion on ‘Opportunities and challenges for the prevention of genocide – the next 70 years’ to mark the 70th anniversary of the Genocide Convention
Friday, 7 December 2018, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Trusteeship Council Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York
RSVP by Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Invitation
*This event is organized by the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect. For additional information, please contact osapg@un.org

A discussion on the relevance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to today’s cutting-edge human rights issues of inequality, climate change and new technologies* – On occasion of Human Rights Day
Monday, 10 December 2018, 3 – 5 p.m.
ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York
Guests without UN Grounds Pass must RSVP here
#StandUp4HumanRights
*This event is organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

NGO Briefing “Planning Ahead for the 2019 Conference”
Thursday, 13 December 2018, 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Conference Room 8, United Nations Headquarters, New York
RSVP to secure a Special Event Ticket. Tickets will be required to access CR8.

Social Media Campaigns

UNiTE to End Violence Against Women and Girls | Orange the World: #HearMeToo
At least one in three women and girls worldwide experience sexual or physical abuse in their lifetimes and their stories need to be brought to light. The global advocacy 2018 theme of the UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign is Orange the World: #HearMeToo. Among other activities, all UNiTE partners are encouraged to light their physical spaces including their workplaces and monuments, online spaces such as the website, and to wear the colour orange.
Add Orange the World frame to your Facebook profile picture
Help raise awareness on social media with these key messages
Create a #HearMeToo story
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – 25 November

#GivingTuesday
After Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday – there is Giving Tuesday – a day which encourages people to give back and donate to causes dear to them. This year we will be focusing the donation message on Palestine refuges in Gaza through #Give4Gaza initiative. Learn more.

COP24 – KATOWICE 2018 | United Nations Climate Change Conference
People’s Voices to Be Heard at Critical UN Climate Talks
The “People’s Seat” initiative combines digital technology, polling and the involvement of passionate climate change advocates, like Sir David Attenborough, to deliver messages about the need to act on climate change – and to engage people in the growing movement to take climate action. Watch the video.

International Volunteer Day
5 December #IVD2018
Share how you volunteer to build #ResilientCommunitites in a video!
Tag @UNVolunteers.
Learn about International Volunteer Day 2018
Read The State of the World’s Volunteerism Report 2018

Report Releases

ILO Global Wage Report 2018/19
Global wage growth lowest since 2008, while women still earning 20 per cent less than men. This new ILO Global Wage Report examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.
Read full report
Read executive summary

UNESCO 2019 Global Education Monitoring Report
Migration, displacement and education: Building bridges not walls
Download full report: pdf
Read summary: pdf

UN Exhibits

On display at United Nations Headquarters, New York
People on the Move | 22 October 2018 – 8 January 2019
Free and Equal in Dignity and Rights: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70 | 15 November – 7 January 2019

War and Peace in Liberia
26 October – 16 December 2018
364 E. 151st Street, Bronx, NY, USA
Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros’ powerful photographs played an important role in moving the world to action and ultimately bringing the Liberian conflict to an end.

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