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UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) 2017 Annual Report: 
‘Moving Markets to make Finance work for Inclusion’
The report looks at the importance of using development finance to accelerate economic growth, build local capacities, and mobilize additional public and private resources for sustainable development.

TAKE A QUIZ: What’s your Climattitude?
Did you know that your personality can reveal what type of climate action you might take? Our campaign #climattitude encourages all types of climate action, no matter how small (but the bigger the better!). Discover YOUR #climattitude and what steps you can take to become climate neutral HERE!
UN Carbon Footprint Calculator
Climate Neutral Now

UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction 20-year review
Earthquakes and tsunamis kill more people while climate change is driving up economic losses
The last twenty years have seen a dramatic rise of 151% in direct economic losses from climate-related disasters, according to a report released today by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction in advance of International Day for Disaster Reduction on October 13.
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Africa Dialogue Series
17 – 19 October 2018
United Nations Headquarters, New York
Concept Note
*If you haven’t registered online, you may join the events if you have a valid UN Grounds pass

INVITATION to Discussion and Film Screening on Mental Health
“Jean Vanier, the Sacrament of Tenderness”
Thursday, 18 October, 6:30 p.m.
ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters
RSVP by 5 p.m. on Monday, 15 October to
More information and programme

Urban October 2018
Download Event Tool Kit
RESILIENCE GAME: Come test your resilience!
Celebrate World Cities Day on 31 October 2018
Download Concept Note

UNICEF School Superhero Comic Contest
Are you younger than 25? We need your help to defeat the ultimate supervillain.
Enter the School Superhero Comic Contest. Submit your school-saving superhero for the chance to publish your own global comic book. Enter now! Deadline 25 October

International Labour Organization (ILO) Competition
ILO launched 2018 global media competition on labour migration and fair recruitment. The international competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration and recruitment of migrant workers.
To enter the competition, please fill in the online entry form before 31 October 2018.
For more information, please click here.

6 December 2018
TEDxPlaceDesNationsWomen is a unique event, bringing people together around “ideas worth spreading”, in the form of short, impactful speeches and performances. [The event will take place in Geneva.] More information.

Would you like to organize a viewing party?
The event can be live-streamed and up to 100 people can be invited to see it. Fill in a registration form here and send an email to!
Join the online conversation by #TEDxNations or follow @TEDxPdNations

Show us what you did for the #UNGA!
NGO Relations invites civil society representatives submit the information about the NGO activities 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


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