Events

Main events calendar

Past Events

12 November 2019 - 14 November 2019

Nairobi, Kenya

The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

Accelerating the promise

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ground breaking International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which took place in Cairo in 1994. At that conference, 179 governments adopted a Programme of Action, recognizing that reproductive health, women's empowerment and gender equality are the pathway to sustainable development. 

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11 October 2017 - 11 October 2017

Global

International Day of the Girl Child

In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution adopting 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, recognizing girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

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10 December 2016 - 10 December 2016

Sierra Leone

Human Rights Day

Observed by the international community to commemorate the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.

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