Events

UPCOMING EVENTS RELATED TO THE UNITED NATIONS 69TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

19 September 2014

International Day of Peace Symposium
Commemorating International Day of Peace and continuing its historical mission of fostering dialogue and cooperation between civil society, Member States, and the U.N. system around “the things that make for peace.”
Time: 9:20am - 3:00pm
Hosted by: Church Center for the United Nation
Location: Church Center for United Nations 777 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017
Cost: Free
RSVP here by September 5 2014
*Open to general public

 
20 September 2014

Climate Talk Live – Local Voices from the People’s Climate March
Participate in our People’s Climate March satellite event, free and open to the inquisitive, creative public. Participants are encouraged to share their ideas about climate change and environmental issues, bring samples of music, artwork, or other creative ways to address the issues leading up to Sunday’s Peoples Climate march. GreenSpaceNYC will provide an open mic to those who would like to make public testimony about climate change. Free coffee, bagels, and discussion.
Time: 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: Fat Cat, West Village. 75 Christopher Street. New York, NY 10014
Free audience/speaker tickets here.
*Open to general public

HeForShe Special Event
Kick-starting one of the largest solidarity movements of the 21st century for the achievement of gender equality calling upon one half of humanity in support of the other half for the benefit of all. nequality is a human rights issue, the resolution of which will benefit everyone - socially, politically and economically.
Host: UN Women and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, Emma Watson and moderated by Wolf Blitzer, CNN Anchor
Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm
Venue: Trusteeship Council Chamber at the UN Headquarters
Webcast live: http://webtv.un.org/
**This is a sold out ticketed event. RSVP LINK

 
21 September 2014

Social Good Summit 2014
The fifth annual Social Good Summit, a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists, and voices from around the world, challenge speakers, participants and a growing worldwide community to explore how technology and new media can be leveraged to benefit people everywhere, to create a better world by the year 2030.
Time: 12:00 - 6:00pm
Location: Kaufmann Concert Hall. Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Cost: $70/ day $110 for both days
*Open to general public

 

People’s Climate March
UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution.With our future on the line and the whole world watching, we’ll take a stand to bend the course of history. We’ll take to the streets to demand the world we know is within our reach: a world with an economy that works for people and the planet; a world safe from the ravages of climate change; a world with good jobs, clean air and water, and healthy communities.
Time: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Assembly Location: Central Park West, between 65th and 86th streets. Enter on 65th, 72nd, 77th, 81st, or 86th street.
End Location: 11th Ave. in the streets between 34th Street and 38th Street
Volunteer link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1HGWwqq3joQ8ZA3ZzHjVY1XJPmr3G8KsVt2D0myetd1k/viewform
Disruption link: http://watchdisruption.com/
*Open to general public

International Day of Peace
To mark the 30th anniversary of the General Assembly Declaration on the Right of Peoples to Peace, the theme of this year’s International Day of Peace is the “Right of Peoples to Peace.” The United Nations invites all nations and people to honour a cessation of hostilities during the Day, through education and public awareness on issues related to peace.

 *** 22 September 2014 ***

General Assembly Special Session on ICPD Beyond 2014

Monday, 22 September 2014, world leaders unite for the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) to discuss the progress and achievements of the goals set out in the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD).  In 1994, 179 governments in Cairo, reached a remarkable consensus, that investing in the dignity, equality, and human rights of every individual ultimately leads to sustainable development, reflected in the forward-looking, 20-year Programme of Action.

The Special Session, which begins at 1pm, will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York during the 69th United Nations General Assembly. The session is restricted, however, the public can view the Special Session streaming live online via UN WebTV.

Time: 1:00 - 9:00pm

Venue: Unite Nations HQ, NY

Webcast live: http://webtv.un.org/

*Closed Event

 

22 - 23 September 2014

World Conference on Indigenous Peoples
The meeting will be an opportunity to share perspectives and best practices on the realization of the rights of indigenous peoples, including pursuing the objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Location: United Nations Headquarters, NY
Find Programme here.
*Closed Event

 
23 September 2014

UN Climate Summit 2014: Catalyzing Action

Description: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders, from government, finance, business, and civil society to Climate Summit 2014 this 23 September to galvanize and catalyze climate action. . Climate Summit 2014 provides a unique opportunity for leaders to champion an ambitious vision, anchored in action that will enable a meaningful global agreement in 2015.

Location: United Nations Headquarters, New York

Time: 8:00am - 7:15pm

Find Programme here.

*Closed Event

 
27 September 2014

Global Citizen Festival
The Global Citizen Festival, which celebrates achievements made towards eradicating extreme poverty, has been timed to create awareness around the UN General Assembly in New York, when world leaders will convene to debate the Millennium Development Goals and make commitments to end extreme poverty. Performers include Jay Z, No doubt, Carrie Underwood, The Roots, Tiësto, Fun, etc

Time: 2:00pm
Find tickets here / *Free, yet ticketed concert
Location: Central Park, Great Lawn
*Open to general public

 

PREVIOUS EVENTS

30 September, 2013 - 4 October, 2013

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Harnessing the demographic dividend - the future we want for Africa 

For more information visit the conference page

 

 

30 September, 2013 - 2 October, 2013

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ICPD Beyond 2014 Expert Meeting on Women's Health

Rights, empowerment and social determinants

 

 

16 September, 2013 - 20 September, 2013

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 6th Asia Pacific Population

Shaping a future based on rights, dignity and health. 

Report of the Sixth Asia Pacific Population Conference

 

12 August, 2013 - 15 August, 2013 

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UNECLAC Regional Population Conference

This forum for countries in Latin American and the Caribbean will focus on key issues in     population and development in the context of the Beyond 2014 Review of the ICPD Programme   of Action.

 

 

 

 7 July, 2013 - 10 July, 2013

 http://icpdbeyond2014.org/uploads/browser/images/human-rights-conference2.jpgICPD Review International Conference on Human Rights

Co-hosted by the Government of the Netherlands, UNFPA and the the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights will provide an opportunity to assess the implementation of the ICPD Programme of  Action through an examination of the nexus between human rights, equality, equity and population and development, including in the key areas of gender, empowerment, and sexual and reproductive health and rights.

 

1 July, 2013 - 2 July, 2013

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ICPD Beyond 2014 - UNECE Regional Population Conference

Enabling Choices:Population Priorities for the 21st Century

 

 

24 June, 2013 - 26 June, 2013

Regional Population Conference League of Arab States & ESCWA

Development Challenges and Population Dynamics in a Changing Arab Region

 

4-6 December 2012 

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Time:

8:00am-9:00am | Security

9:00am-10:05am | Opening Ceremony

-Master of Ceremonies: Mr. Robert Skinner and Ms. Agnes Monica

-Vice-President of Indonesia, Prof. Dr. Boediono

-UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehim

-Co-Chairs of the International Steering Committee: Ms. Rishita Nandagiri and Mr. Rinaldi Ridwan

10:05- 10:30am | Agenda & Introduction to the World Café Process


 

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