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December 2017

International Migrants Day

December 18, 2017

Organized by: World Health Organization

Throughout human history, migration has been a courageous expression of the individual’s will to overcome adversity and to live a better life. Today, globalization, together with advances in communications and transportation, has greatly increased the number of people who have the desire and the capacity to move to other places. Migration draws increasing attention in the world nowadays. Mixed with elements of unforeseeability, emergency, and complexity, the challenges and difficulties of international migration require enhanced cooperation and collective action among…

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January 2018

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

January 23 - January 26

Organized by: World Economic Forum

The 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting therefore aims to rededicate leaders from all walks of life to developing a shared narrative to improve the state of the world. The programme, initiatives and projects of the meeting are focused on Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World. By coming together at the start of the year, we can shape the future by joining this unparalleled global effort in co-design, co-creation and collaboration. The programme’s depth and breadth make it…

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Addressing Challenges in Global Health Security 2018

January 29 - February 1

Organized by: Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Leaders are expected to formulate policies, best practices and strategies for dealing with future health contexts and crisis scenarios. How can we improve the prevention of outbreaks and our response to them? What biosecurity and biosafety measures should be taken at local, regional and global levels? How should we strengthen detection strategies and national laboratory systems? Why is a multi-sectoral response to biological incidents crucial? This executive programme provides health and security specialists with answers, equipping them to better prevent,…

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February 2018

World Cancer Day

February 4

Organized by: World Cancer Day

A truly global event taking place every year on 4 February, World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education about the disease, pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action. More information can be found at http://www.worldcancerday.org/

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International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

February 6

Organized by: United Nations

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is internationally recognized as a human rights violation. UNFPA, jointly with UNICEF, leads the largest global programme to accelerate the abandonment of FGM. In 2012, the UN General Assembly designated 6 February as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. This day is observed to enhance awareness of the issue and to encourage concrete actions against the practice. More information can be found at http://www.unfpa.org/events/international-day-zero-tolerance-female-genital-mutilation

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Africa Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare

February 19 - February 21

Organized by: Institute for Healthcare Improvement

​​​​​​​​​​​​For decades, IHI has been a world-renowned leader in health care improvement, teaching proven methodologies for making and sustaining change. In February 2018, IHI will bring its experience and expertise to Durban, South Africa for an unprecedented three-day conference — the first ever Africa Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare. Featuring presenters from througho​ut Africa and across the globe, this bold new conference has been specifically designed to address the unique challenges faced by the health care community living…

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5th Global Forum on TB Vaccines

February 20 - February 23

Organized by: Global Forum on TB Vaccines

The Global Forum on TB Vaccines is the world’s largest gathering of stakeholders striving to develop new vaccines to prevent TB. It provides an important and unique opportunity to review the state of the field, share the latest research findings, and identify new and innovative approaches to TB vaccine R&D, with the end goal of developing and deploying new TB vaccines as quickly as possible. More information can be found at http://tbvaccinesforum.org/

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March 2018

International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference

March 5 - March 7

Organized by: DIHAD

DIHAD 2018 Conference will attempt to answer the question of how we can do (even) better in terms of humanitarian assistance with the resources in hand. Moreover, we will have six individual sessions dealing with how best to deal with requirements in protracted emergencies; how to innovatively identify and use additional resources; how to develop and implement more appropriate methodologies and enhance resilience; and how to enhance the required collaboration among humanitarian aid and development actors, in context with those…

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International Women’s Day

March 8

Organized by: United Nations

Conversation surrounding International Women’s Day was #1 on Facebook in 2017, doubling from 2016 and topping the Super Bowl at #2. More than 165 million people generated over 430 million interactions around the world. 2017 has been a big year for discussions by and about women. Merriam-Webster online dictionary announced “feminism” as the the most looked up word in 2017. And Pantone announced Ultra Violet as its 2018 Color of the Year. Global activism for progress is ignited. For International…

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Advocacy Summit 2018

March 18 - March 20

Organized by: Save the Children

Every child deserves a strong start in life. That’s why, each year, we invite advocates from across the country to Washington D.C. to advocate for policies that benefit kids. Together, we can influence our elected officials and drive positive change on behalf of children. The Advocacy Summit is a three-day experience of dynamic sessions, exciting speakers and meetings with your elected leaders. The summit provides a unique opportunity for our supporters to delve deeper into the issues, receive training from…

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