Nelson Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela day is celebrated on the anniversary of his birthday, 18 July. The tagline for the 2022 celebration is: “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” This year, the focus of the day is on the twin challenges of food security and climate change.

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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

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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