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Global Migration Film Festival:
28 November – 18 December 2019
Check back for updates on locations and films.

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019
24 – 31 October 2019, Worldwide
To view the list of events, click here.

Events at the United Nations Headquarters

OHCHR SIDE EVENT: Addressing negative racial stereotypes and stereotyping of people of African descent
31 October 2019 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Conference room 8, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY
The event is open to UN Grounds Pass holders

United Nations Academic Impact J. Michael Adams Lecture: I was 20 in 1945
20 November 2019 3 – 4:40 p.m.
Location: Conference room 4, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY
Registration closes at at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, 15 November 2019. RSVP here.

Achieving menstrual equity and keeping girls in school:
Raising awareness and improving access to feminine hygiene products.
New Date: 22 November 2019 1:30 – 1 p.m.
Location: Conference room 12, United Nations Headquarters, New York
RSVP by 15 November 2019

Exhibits at the United Nations Headquarters


Mind the Earth: This exhibit explores the world of photography and climate change through satellite images.

On display from 17 October – 1 December 2019


Sexual Violence in Conflict: Youth Speak Out through the Arts This exhibition marks the ten-year anniversary of the 2009 mandate to combat sexual violence in conflict and provokes reflection on what the future may hold.

On display from 18 October – 19 November 2019


17 Goals to Transform Our World. The Sustainable Development Goals exemplified through global images – what does transforming the world mean to you?

On display from 23 October – 3 December 2019



UN75: 2020 AND BEYOND. Shaping our future together
To commemorate its 75th anniversary, the United Nations is launching one of the biggest global conversations: A discussion on the future we want. Learn more here.

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