Main Events Calendar

UN Day

Date of event: 24 October 2014  - 24 October 2014
Location: Global

UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being.

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International Day of the Girl Child

Date of event: 11 October 2014  - 11 October 2014
Location: Global

Follow the High-Level UN Panel commemorating the International Day of the Girl Child here

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General Assembly: 22nd plenary meeting

Date of event: 9 October 2014  - 9 October 2014
Location: UN HQ, New York

Follow-up to the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development.

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International Day of Older Persons

Date of event: 1 October 2014  - 1 October 2014
Location: Global
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High-Level event on realizing the demographic dividend in the Sahel

Date of event: 22 September 2014  - 22 September 2014
Location: UN HQ, New York

Join us on 22 September for an interactive high-level conversation on the demographic dividend in the Sahel region of Africa. Your questions will be posed to the panellists. Submit your questions ahead of the meeting on Twitter using the hashtag #TheDividend. Watch the event livestreamed here and share your thoughts on Twitter and Facebook with the hashtag #TheDividend.

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ICPD+ 20

Date of event: 22 September 2014  - 22 September 2014
Location: UN HQ, New York

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), an event that broke new ground by placing human rights and dignity at the heart of the world’s development efforts.

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The 69th Session of the UN General Assembly

Date of event: 16 September 2014  - 7 October 2014
Location: New York

The health and rights of women and young people, particularly girls, will be the focus of various events that will be held during the 69th regular session of the United Nations General Assembly, which starts here tomorrow.

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World Humanitarian Day

Date of event: 19 August 2014  - 19 August 2014
Location: Worldwide
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International Youth Day

Date of event: 12 August 2014  - 12 August 2014
Location: Worldwide
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International Youth Day

Date of event: 12 August 2014  - 12 August 2014
Location: Global

The 12th of August is International Youth Day, a day to celebrate the many contributions and the endless potential of young people around the world. The theme of this year’s International Youth Day is "Youth and Mental Health."

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