Event Type: Observances
Event Name: Malala Day: Youth take over the General Assembly
Event Description: On 12 July, Malala Yousafzai will mark her 16th birthday by coming to the UN to give her first high-level public appearance and statement on the importance of education. Events on this day, Malala Day, will showcase the leading role that youth around the world can play in enabling all children to get an education.
UN Sponsor: Department of Public Information (DPI)
Activities: The President of the UN General Assembly, the UN Special Envoy for Global Education (Gordon Brown), and A World at School are organizing a series of youth-focused events on education in support of the UN Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative (GEFI).
Event URL: http://www.globaleducationfirst.org/
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