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2022 Peace Day Live #UNGA77

Virtual Event

Peace Day Live will take place on September 21, on the International Day of Peace. It will broadcast live from London and New York, and will include high-profile actors and musicians on air to spread the message of nonviolence.

Ending Poverty in Central Asia: Navigating Uncertainty

Virtual Event

Before Central Asia could recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and return to pre-pandemic levels of poverty reduction, the world was plunged into more uncertainty given the war in Ukraine and rising food and fuel prices. These crises could undue decades of efforts in the region’s fight against poverty and are top of mind for...

2nd Asia Pacific Environmental Human Rights Defenders Forum

Virtual Event

Environmental human rights defenders (EHRDs) are at the forefront of the triple planetary crises of pollution, biodiversity loss, and climate change. All EHRDs, as individuals and groups who, in their personal or professional capacity and in a peaceful manner, strive to protect and promote human rights relating to the environment, including water, air, land, flora,...

The S in ESG

Virtual Event

About This Event Social metrics are an important indicator of ESG performance. In Part 3 of our Comprehensive ESG Masterclass series, our ESG experts will take a closer look at the ‘Social’ pillar in ESG and explore the social factors that can affect a company’s ESG performance – from the gender composition of your workforce...

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Understanding the impacts of CSRD Webinar

Virtual Event

Join us for an engaging discussion on the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)  and the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). Moody’s experts will be joined by leading industry practitioners who will be sharing practical insights on its impacts for market participants. Our discussion will cover: A CSRD overview: What are its main objectives, how does...

World Interfaith Harmony Week

Uniting for peace World Interfaith Harmony Week is an annual event observed during the first week of February, since the General Assembly designation in 2010. The General Assembly pointed out that mutual understanding and interreligious dialogue constitute important dimensions of a culture of peace and established World Interfaith Harmony Week as a way to promote...

International Day of Human Fraternity

Human fraternity for peace and cooperation We need — perhaps more than ever before — to recognize the valuable contribution of people of all religions, or beliefs, to humanity and the contribution that dialogue among all religious groups can make towards an improved awareness and understanding of the common values shared by all humankind. We...

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Ending Female Genital Mutilation by 2030 Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures that involve altering or injuring the female genitalia for non-medical reasons and is recognized internationally as a violation of the human rights, the health and the integrity of girls and women. Girls who undergo female genital mutilation face short-term complications such as severe...

International Mother Language Day

UN Headquarters 405 E 45th St, New York, NY, United States

Background International Mother Language Day was proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in November 1999. The idea to celebrate International Mother Language Day was the initiative of Bangladesh. The UN General Assembly welcomed the proclamation of the day in its resolution of 2002. On 16 May 2007 the United Nations General Assembly...

Global Tourism Resilience Day

Resilient tourism For many developing countries, including the least developed countries, small island developing states, countries in Africa and middle-income countries, tourism is a major source of income, foreign currency earnings, tax revenue and employment. Because tourism connects people with nature, sustainable tourism has the unique ability to spur environmental responsibility and conservation. Sustainable tourism,...

World Day of Social Justice

2023 Theme: Overcoming Barriers and Unleashing Opportunities for Social Justice This year's theme focuses on the recommendations of Our Common Agenda to strengthen global solidarity and to re-build trust in government by "Overcoming Barriers and Unleashing Opportunities for Social Justice". Therefore, the 2023 World Day of Social Justice provides an opportunity to foster dialogue with Member States,...