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1 December - DPI NGO Briefing: The Right to Health

Organized in partnership with UNAIDS in observance of World AIDS Day


Date: Friday, 1 December 2017
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Location: Conference Room 2, UNHQ, New York


UNAIDS | UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe
16 November - Thursday Briefing "Fashion and Sustainability: Look Good, Feel Good, Do Good"

Using Fashion as a Vehicle for Change

DPI NGO Briefing followed by a Sustainable Fashion Showcase

Date: 16 November 2017
Time: 11 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 4, UNHQ, NY

Fashion and Sustainability UN DPI NGO Briefing | UN Photo/Manuel Elias
DPI NGO Chat Series: Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence

Date: 14 November 2017
Time: 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Location: DPI NGO Resource Centre 

DPI NGO Chat Series14 November 2017: Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence
DPI NGO Orientation Programme - 9 November 2017: We're going to help you navigate the UN

The NGO Relations Unit in DPI will host its 2017 Fall Orientation Programme on Thursday, 9 November. This Orientation Programme serves as an introduction to newly DPI-associated NGOs, as well as newly appointed NGO representatives to the United Nations through DPI, to the work, structure and operational mechanisms of the United Nations.

Time: 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 11, UNHQ, NY

United Nations Headquarters Street Signs | UN Photo
Youth-Led Briefing "YOUnited: An In-Depth Look at How Youth Can Affect Change Through Policy and Action"

Date: Thursday, 2 November 2017
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ, NY

DPI NGO Youth Led Thursday Briefing on Change Through Policy and Action
Strengthening the UN’s Core: An Issue for All of Us

Organized in observance of UN Day (24 October) 

Date: 26 October
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 2, UNHQ, New York

Credit: UN Photo | UN Charter
[Watch full event] Bullying: Complicit Silence in the Face of Indignity. Youth-Led Chat Series

DPI/NGO Chat Series Organized by NGO Youth Representatives to DPI

Bullying: Complicit Silence in the Face of Indignity

Date: Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Time: 2:30—4 p.m.
Location: DPI/NGO Resource Center (Room U-205, 801 UN Plaza, NY) 

Photo credit: DPI/Roy Pan | DPI NGO Chat Series on Bullying
Reach for the Stars: Encouraging Youth to Pursue Careers in STEM. A Conversation with Youth

Special event coorganized with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs; moderated and sponsed by the NGO Youth Representatives to DPI with support from UN NGO Relations  

Date: 6 October, 2017
Time: 1:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Location: Conference Room 8, UNHQ, New York 

Credit: DPI/Roy Pan | Youth-Led Event with Astronaut Scott Kelly
2017 Fall Briefing Season Kick Off: One On One with PGA
Friday, October 6  ♦ 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.  ♦ ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ, New York

Join us for a dialogue with H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák on his agenda for the seventy-second session of the UN General Assembly and civil society engagement.

Credit: DPI/Roy Pan | PGA H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák and Ramu Damodaran at DPI NGO Briefing on 6 October 2017
The International Day of Peace 2017

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

The theme for 2017 is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.”

International Day of Peace 2017
Join the Discussion at The Intergenerational Dialogues on the Sustainable Development Goals


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Season Wrap-Up

Join us as we present the highlights of the past season of DPI/NGO events, the annual review stats and the upcoming Intergenerational Dialogues happening this summer at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The NGO/DPI executive committee elections will follow.

Briefings Calendar
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2014 Nobel Laureate

DPI/NGO Special Briefing with 2014 Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Ending Child Slavery by 2030

Working Together to Give 168 Million Children the Future They Deserve