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For a full listing of events related to women's and children's health, please visit the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health's website.

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WHO Conference on Health and Climate Change

27 August 2014

The first global conference on health and climate change will take place at WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland from August 27 to 29. The objectives of this conference will be to reinforce health and climate policies, to programme and enhance climate-resilient health systems, and to support health-promoting climate change mitigation policies. The two main topics under discussion will be 1) strengthening health system resilience to climate risks and 2) promoting health while mitigating climate change.

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World Water Week

31 August 2014

World Water Week will take place in Stockholm, Sweden from August 31st-September 5th. The annual global water and development event attracts over 2,5000 participants. One of the highest is the award ceremony for the Stockholm Water Prize. The theme in 2014 is "Water and Energy-Making the Link." Click here to learn more. 
IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition

21 September 2014

The IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition will take place in Lisbon, Portugal from September 21-26th. Over 5,000 people are expected to join IWA's biennial congress and exhibition. Conference themes include: Cities and Basins of the Future; Utility Management, Assets, Customers and Water Economics; Water Reuse and Resource Recovery; Proteting Human and Environmental ealth; Innovative Water Supply and Wasterwater Technologies & Processess; Water Policy; Governance and Regulation in a Changing World; and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Water. To learn more click here
Climate Summit 2014

23 September 2014

The Climate Summit 2014 will take place on September 23rd, in New York, NY. It is intended to be a key moment for raising ambition and political will en route to COP 21 in Paris in December 2015 and is aimed at catalyzing action by governments, business, finance, industy, and civil society in areas for new commitments and substantial, scalale and repicable contributions to the Summit that will help the world shift toward a low-carbon economy. To learn more click here
World Bank / IMF annual meeting

10 October 2014

The World Bank/IMF annual meeting will take place on October 10-12th in Washington, DC. The Annual Meetings provide a forum for iternational cooperation and enable the Bank and Fund to better serve their member countries. Click here to learn more.
The Third International Day of the Girl

11 October 2014

October 11th is the Third International Day of the Girl. On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recongmize girls' rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. To learn more click here.
Water and Health Conference

11 October 2014

The annual Water and Health Conference will take place in Chapel Hill, North Carolina from October 11-19th. This conference brings together academic research with policy, practice and networking events, focusing on drinking water, sanitation, hygiene and water resources with a strong public emphasis. Click here to learn more. 
Global Handwashing Day

15 October 2014

October 15th is Global Handwashing Day. Is a campaign to motivate and mobilize millions around the world to wash their hands with soap. Click here to learn more. 
International Day of Rural Women

15 October 2014

October 15th is International Day of Rural Women. This day recoginizes "the critical role and contribution role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultral and rural development,  improving food security and eradicating rural poverty." To learn more click here
Global Day of Action for Child Survival

16 October 2014

The Global Day of Action for Child Survival takes place on October 16th. The Global Day of Action is part of a series of events for the EVERY ONE campaign, Save the Children's biggest ever global campaign. The campaign aims to make stopping children and mothers dying a political priority and mobilising thousands of people in both rich and poor countries. 
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