Events & Key Dates

Featured Event

Upcoming Events

  • August
    Education for Global Citizenship
    New York City, USA
    Wednesday, 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] or +1 212.727.7018.

  • September
    International Literacy Day
    Monday, 8 September, 2014

  • September
    International Day of Peace
    Sunday, 21 September, 2014

  • September
    Global Citizen Festival 2014
    New York City, USA
    Saturday, 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. 

  • October
    World Teachers' Day
    Sunday, 5 October, 2014

  • October
    International Day of the Girl Child
    Saturday, 11 October, 2014