Events

Main events calendar

Past Events

11 July 2016 - 11 July 2016

Worldwide

World Population Day

In 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme recommended that 11 July be observed by the international community as World Population Day, a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. This year's theme is 'Investing in teenage girls.'

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23 May 2016 - 23 May 2016

Worldwide

5 May 2016 - 5 May 2016

Worldwide

International Day of the Midwife

The International Day of the Midwife, 5 May, is a day to celebrate the life-saving work of the world’s midwives. Midwives are the primary care givers for millions of women and newborns before, during and after childbirth, and also offer women and girls essential counselling and education on family planning and reproductive health.

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