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High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2021

6 July - 15 July
worldwide/virtual
Free

The high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) is the core United Nations platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The meeting of the HLPF in 2021 will be held from Tuesday, 6 July, to Thursday, 15 July 2021, under the auspices of the Economic and
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07:30

Making equitable education and decent jobs work for the marginalized: Pathway to a gender-just recovery

8 July @ 07:30 - 09:00 EDT
worldwide/virtual
Free

In this side event with GCE, ASPBAE will be doing a soft launch of the 2021 Spotlight Reports. In ASPBAE, the national education coalitions in Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia and Japan have produced country reports. These Spotlight Reports emphasize the role of education as a driver towards sustained recovery
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10:00

Virtual launch event for Version 3 of the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines

8 July @ 10:00 - 12:00 EDT
worldwide/virtual
Free

The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs has the pleasure to invite you to attend the Virtual Launch Event for Version 3 of the International Ammunition Technical Guidelines on Thursday, 8 July from 10 AM – 12 PM (noon) Eastern Daylight Time (NY Time). Register here! Background info: The Virtual Launch will feature presentations by
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11:00

Supporting Implementation of the Post-2020 Global Diversity Framework [English and Spanish]

8 July @ 11:00 - 12:30 EDT
worldwide/virtual
Free

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) in collaboration with the UN Regional Commissions are organizing a series of webinars to increase the understanding of the monitoring framework of
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UN HRC47 side event: National security and civic space in Asia

8 July @ 11:00 - 12:30 CEST
worldwide/virtual
Free

Across Asia, there has been a growing trend of using national security and counter-terrorism legislation to curb the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. In this virtual side event to the 47th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council organized by Civicus, Franciscans International, and FORUM-ASIA, Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay will
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13:00

Promising Practices: Protecting Migrant and Refugee Victims of Xenophobia and Intolerance in the Context of the Coronavirus Pandemic

8 July @ 13:00 - 14:30 EDT
worldwide/virtual
Free

The NGO Committee on Migration' s Subcommittee on Xenophobia, Racism and Social Inclusion invites you to a virtual Side Event in parallel with the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) to present and discuss a just-completed survey on promising practices developed by front-line organizations working with migrants in this COVID-era. Read the full concept note here and register here! _____________________________________________________________________________________________ CoNGO Notes: For more information
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Addressing the tensions between extreme poverty & environmental conservation

8 July @ 13:00 - 14:15 EDT
worldwide/virtual
Free

Join us July 8 for "Addressing the tensions between extreme poverty and environmental conservation," an ATD Fourth World webinar at HLPF, in collaboration with the Maryknoll Sisters. Register here! This fascinating dialogue will bring together: Activists from the Quilombola community in Brazil and the Maasai community in Tanzania, both facing threats to their lands, identities
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13:15

Building Back Fairer: Equality in a Post-COVID World

8 July @ 13:15 - 14:45 EDT
worldwide/virtual
Free

Dear colleagues, OHCHR is co-organizing a high level event on inequalities titled “Building Back Fairer: Equality in a Post-COVID World” on Thursday 8 July 2021, 1.15-2.45pm (NY time), during the 2021 High Level Political Forum’s review of SDG 10 (reducing inequalities within and among countries).  This will feature a panel of expert speakers, including Winnie Byanyima, Jayati
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