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Upcoming Events

Join UN DPI NGO Youth Representatives Steering Committee for Youth-led Chat Series
#Youth2030: Making the UN youth strategy a reality!
Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
DPI NGO Resource Centre (UNITAR Building, 810 UN Plaza, 2nd floor, New York)
Everybody is welcome!
RSVP closed

ECOSOC-PBC Joint Meeting Linkages between Climate Change and Challenges to Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace in the Sahel
13 November 2018, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Conference Room 2, United Nations Headquarters
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YouTube Creators for Change: An Observance of the International Day for Tolerance
16 November 2018, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
United Nations Headquarters
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International Day of Education 2018
Monday, 16 November 2018, 1:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Conference Room 4, United Nations Headquarters, New York
RSVP is closed for non-grounds pass holders
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World TV Day 2018
Lights, Camera, Action on the SDGs: The power of storytelling to create change
Monday, 19 November 2018, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York
RSVP by 9 a.m., on 15 November 2018

IOM Global Migration Film Festival 2018
28 November – 18 December 2018
Learn more

UN Exhibits, Contests, and Initiatives

People on the Move
Through 14 November 2018
On display at United Nations Headquarters, New York

Street Art Exhibition to End Child Slavery #UNji (Augmented Reality experience)
12 – 23 November 2018
On display at United Nations Headquarters, New York

Free and Equal in Dignity and Rights: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70
15 November – 7 January 2019
On display at United Nations Headquarters, New York

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

World Toilet Day Champion challenge
Enter by 15 November
Take a photograph that shows an activity you are doing to mobilize your community on sanitation and proper use of toilets. The photo must also capture the theme of this year’s World Toilet Day, “When nature calls”. Additionally, please include a description of the activity that is taking place in the photograph.
To enter the competition, please submit a high-resolution photo to by midnight, 15 November 2018 (CET). For more information, please click here

International Mountains Day: Photo Contest
Enter by 15 November
#MountainsMatter is the theme of this year’s International Mountains Day
Send your photo why mountains matter to you. For more information on how to participate, please click here.
Deadline to submit photos is 15 November.

SDG Hubs: Connecting universities and colleges with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is pleased to announce our new SDG Hubs, UNAI members selected as exemplars for their innovative engagement related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Institutions have been designated for three-year renewable terms and will serve as resources for best practices for the UNAI network, currently composed of over 1,300 universities and colleges in some 140 Member States.
To see the list of universities, please click here

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