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International Human Rights Day

10 December 2013

The UN General Assembly adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris, France, on the December 10, 1948. All states and interested organizations were invited to mark December 10 as Human Rights Day at a UN meeting on December 4, 1950. It was first observed on December 10 that year and has been observed each year on the same date. To learn more click here.
 
The 2013 mHealth Summit

8 December 2013

The 5th mHealth Summit is taking place from December 8-11 in Washington DC. The event uniquely gathers healthcare and technology leaders in government, the private sector, industry, academia, providers and not-for-profit organizations from across the mobile health continuum to advance collaboration in the use of wireless technology to improve health outcomes, reduce costs and create a new paradigm in health care delivery both in the United States and abroad. Click here to learn more.
 
World AIDS Day

1 December 2013

World AIDS Day on 1 December brings together people from around the world to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and demonstrate international solidarity in the face of the pandemic. To learn more click here.
 
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

25 November 2013

By resolution 54/134 of 17 December 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem. To learn more click here.
 
World Toilet Day

19 November 2013

In a bid to make sanitation for all a global development priority, the United Nations General Assembly today designated 19 November as World Toilet Day, urging changes in both behavior and policy on issues ranging from enhancing water management to ending open-air defecation. To learn more click here.
 
World Pneumonia Day

12 November 2013

Established in 2009, World Pneumonia Day is marked every year on November 12th to raise awareness about pneumonia, the world leading killer of children under age five; promote intervention to protect against, prevent and treat pneumonia, and generate action to combat pneumonia. To learn more click here.
 
Eighth Session Committee on Women and Development

12 November 2013

Addias Ababa, Ethiopia - Within the context of the meeting theme "Africa in the Post-2015 Era: Towards an Inclusive and Gender Equitable Development" the committee will come up with the issues of gender equality and women's empowerment to be included with in the post 2015 development agenda and a strategy of how to ensure these issues are included in the agenda. To learn more click here.
 
International Conference on Family Planning

12 November 2013

Addias Ababa, Ethiopia - Thousands of political leaders, scientists, health care professionals, advocates and young leaders from around the globe will gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the Third International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP 2013). Organized around the theme "Full Access, Full Choice," ICFP 2013 will call attention to the wide-ranging benefits of helping couples plan and space their births and take stock of progress to ensure that everyone has access to voluntary family planning services and methods that meet their needs. To learn more click here.
 
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