Events

12 August 2018 - 12 August 2018

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International Youth Day

In 1999, the UN General Assembly designated 12 August as International Youth Day. It is an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in promoting human rights and development. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges and hardships facing the world’s youth.

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11 July 2018 - 11 July 2018

Global

World Population Day

In 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme recommended that 11 July be observed by the international community as 

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26 June 2018 - 26 June 2018

Global

UN Population Award Ceremony

The United Nations Population Award, which every year honours an individual and/or institution for outstanding contributions to population and reproductive health questions, was presented to the 2018 Laureates on 26 June at United Nations Headquarters in New York. 

This year's winners are Sir Prince Ramsey, a family physician from Antigua and Barbuda, as well as Save a Child's Heart (Israel) and The Guttmacher Institute (United States).

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