GSSD Expo 2018
28 – 30 November
Organized by the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) in collaboration with United Nations agencies and other partners, the GSSD Expo will strategically engage all development actors, including the private sector, civil society, academic and philanthropic organizations, to scale up concrete Southern-grown initiatives to help achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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Registration until 19 November 2018

The Girls in Science 4 SDGs International Platform
High-Level Panel hosted by the Permanent Mission of Portugal and the Royal Academy of Science International Trust
6 December 2018, 3 – 5 p.m.
United Nations Headquarters
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One-on-One with the PGA on 5 December 2018
Wednesday, 5 December 2018; 10 – 11 a.m.
United Nations Headquarters, New York
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RSVP to secure a Special Event Ticket. Tickets will be required to access CR2.


IOM – UN Migration Campaign
#HoldingOn – A Virtual Experience of Internal Displacement
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Orange the world: #HearMeToo
Campaign to End Violence Against Women and Girls
Create my story

2019 United Nations 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, Eastern Standard Time (EST).

UN Exhibits

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

Free and Equal in Dignity and Rights: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70
15 November –  7 January 2019

On display at Bronx Documentary Center, New York (364 E. 151st Street, Bronx, NY, USA)
War and Peace in Liberia
26 October – 16 December 2018
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

In Case You Missed it:
International Day of Education 2018 [Watch]

UN DPI NGO Youth Representatives Steering Committee for Youth-led Chat Series [Watch]
#Youth2030: Making the UN youth strategy a reality!


Peace Boat-UN is offering Youth for SDGs Scholarship
Deadline to apply is 1 December 2018
More Information
Program held in South America: February 18 – 28 2019
Young people working to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are invited to apply for a scholarship for a unique experiential learning program taking place onboard Peace Boat voyage, focusing on sustainable development.

For more details about the program, scholarship, and application process, please visit the website and select the program you would like to apply for:

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