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Updates and news from the IPA around the world

Scroll down to read the latest advocacy updates, news and stories from the International Presentation Association around the world.

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CEDAW/C/86/1, 9-27 October 2023

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is convening from 9-27 October 2023. It is an independent body of experts which monitors how the Convention on...

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Rethinking Multilaterialism 2023

We are at a critical juncture at this midpoint in the timeframe of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The very spirit of collaboration that led to the creation of the...

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International Day of Peace 2023

On 21 September we observe the International Day of Peace (IDP) is observed around the world on 21 September. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted...

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Hotel Hope celebrates 5 years

Hotel Hope is celebrating five years of moving families from homelessness to self-sufficiency in New Orleans, USA.   Five years ago, in August 2018, the team finalised the purchase of...

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SDG Summit 2023

The 2023 SDG Summit will convene on 18-19 September 2023 during the High-Level week of the United Nations General Assembly. World leaders will gather at the United Nations Headquarters in...

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Coalition 2030 publishes VNR

In July, Ireland will present its Voluntary National Review to the UN, in advance of the SDG Summit in September. Back in May, Coalition 2030 published its parallel review ‘Furthest...

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UN High Level Political Forum 2023

The UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF) takes place from 10-19 July 2023 in New York, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).   This year’s theme...

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8th IPA Assembly 2023 in Canada

64 delegates from six continents will gather in St John’s, Newfoundland, from 18-24 June 2023 for the 8th IPA Assembly. Delegates will reflect on the work of the International Presentation...

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World Refugee Day 2023

Each year on 20 June, the world celebrates World Refugee Day. World Refugee Day is an international day designated by the United Nations to honor refugees around the globe. It...

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