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19 September 2015 - 19 September 2015


19 August 2015 - 19 August 2015


World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. This year's World Humanitarian Day draws attention to the tens of millions of people around the world living amid crises, conflicts and disasters.

"Today on World Humanitarian Day, and every day, UNFPA stands strong for the human rights and inherent dignity of every human being," said UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin in his statement commemorating the day.


12 August 2015 - 12 August 2015


International Youth Day

12 August was designated as International Youth Day by the UN General Assembly in 1999. It is an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change, as well as an opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges and hardships facing the world's youth.