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2017 Calendar of Major Events

2017 UNDESA DSPD Calendar of Major Events4 January
World Braille Day

18 – 20 January 2017
International Expert Group Meeting on the theme “Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: the role of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and other indigenous-specific mechanisms (article 42)”. More details to come

1-10 February 2017
55th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD55)
Priority Theme: “Strategies for the eradication of poverty to achieve sustainable development for all”

20 February 2017
World Day of Social Justice

21 March 2017
World Down Syndrome Day

2 April 2017
World Autism Awareness Day

22 April 2017
International Mother Earth Day

24 April to 5 May 2017
Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the Declaration

15 May 2017
International Day of Families

13 June 2017
International Albinism Awareness Day

15 June 2017
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

3 July 2017
International Day of Cooperatives

9 August 2017
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

12 August 2017
International Youth Day

13 September 2017
10th Anniversary of the adoption of UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNHQ and around the world)

21 September 2017
International Day of Peace

1 October 2017
International Day of Older Persons

8 October 2017
World Sight Day

10 October
World Mental Health Day

17 October 2017
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

31 October 2017
World Cities Day

10 December 2017
Human Rights Day

3 December 2017
International Day of Persons with Disabilities

20 December 2017
International Human Solidarity Day

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2016 Calendar of Major Events

2015 ECOSOC High-Level Segment

19-21 January
International Expert Group Meeting on the theme “Indigenous Languages: Preservation and Revitalization (Articles 13, 14 and 16 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples)

3-12 February
54th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD54)
Priority Theme: “Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world”

20 February
World Day of Social Justice

March
Launch the World Youth Report Read more

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2015 Calendar of Major Events

Calendar of Current and Upcoming Conferences and Meetings
4-13 February
The priority theme this year is: “Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world”

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