Annually, on 21st September, the world observes the International Day of Peace; a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace through observing twenty-four hours of non-violence and cease fire. In this year’s commemoration, UNESCO and UNFPA joined hands to celebrate the day and launched a partnership that will see both parties integrate young people into their organization’s mandate areas as they both have a foc...
Giving momentum to the gender conversation.
At UNFPA, we believe that gender equality is crucial for attaining sustainable development. That is why with every opportunity, we contribute to the conversation and invest in efforts to catalyse action towards ending S...
International Day for People of African Descent
On August 31, 2021, the United Nations (UN) commemorated the first International Day for People of African Descent at the National Theatre in the capital of Costa Rica, San José. The global event was aimed at promoting the ‘extraordinary contributions of the African diaspora around the world and to eliminate all forms of discrimination against people of African descent.’

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