Events & Key Dates
August27Education for Global CitizenshipNew York City, USAWednesday, 27 August, 2014
This participatory workshop intends to facilitate discussion on education for global citizenship as vital to achieving a transformative post-2015 development agenda. Ideas and recommendations generated from the discussion can link to SDG processes, Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative, and other relevant efforts. The event takes place from 3:00 - 4:15pm ET in Conference Room E, NLB, UN Headquarters. Speakers include Abassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the UN, Anjali Rangaswami, Division for Sustainable Development, UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and Min Jeong Kim, Head, Global Education First Initiative Secretariat, UNESCO. For more information or questions, contact sgi.unlo.ny[at]gmail.com or +1 212.727.7018.
September8International Literacy DayMonday, 8 September, 2014
September21International Day of PeaceSunday, 21 September, 2014
September27Global Citizen Festival 2014New York City, USASaturday, 27 September, 2014
The Global Citizen Festival 2014 will feature the following acts: Jay-Z, No Doubt, Carrie Underwood, Fun., The Roots, Tiësto and others. The festival is organized by the Global Poverty Project to raise awareness around the world to the need to end poverty by 2030.
October5World Teachers' DaySunday, 5 October, 2014
October11International Day of the Girl ChildSaturday, 11 October, 2014