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18 July 2021 - 18 July 2021


Nelson Mandela International Day

Nelson Mandela International Day 2020 marks 102 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela embodied the highest values of the United Nations. His example of courage and compassion continue to inspire the world.


11 July 2021 - 11 July 2021


World Population Day

Rights and choices are the answer: Whether baby boom or bust, the solution to shifting fertility rates lies in prioritizing the reproductive health and rights of all people

In this second year of COVID-19, we are suspended in an in-between state, where parts of the world are emerging from the deep recesses of the pandemic while others are locked in battle with the coronavirus as access to vaccines remains a distant, deadly reality. 


7 April 2021 - 7 April 2021


World Health Day

On this World Health Day, we stand with the World Health Organization, which has declared this year’s theme as “Building a fairer, healthier world”. Thirteen months after COVID-19 brought the world to a standstill, we have yet to emerge fully from its grip. At its earliest, the global pandemic exposed many inequities that determined, Who lives and who dies? Even now, the question remains as richer nations vaccinate millions of its citizens while poorer countries wait for precious doses.