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April 2019

Johnson & Johnson | OYW Scholarship

April 9 @ 8:00 am - May 6 @ 5:00 pm

Are you a young leader passionate about changing the trajectory of health for humanity? At Johnson & Johnson, we believe good health is the foundation of vibrant lives, thriving communities and forward progress. That’s why for more than 130 years, we have aimed to keep people well at every age and every stage of life. Today, as the world’s largest and most broadly-based healthcare company, we are committed to using our reach and size for good. We strive to improve…

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2019 HLPF: Call for Expert Speakers from Women’s Major Group

April 10 @ 8:00 am - April 22 @ 5:00 pm
UNHQ, New York, UNHQ, Conference Room 11
New York, United States

The 2019 High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) will be held at UNHQ in New York from 9 - 18 July 2019 under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. The theme for the session will be Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality. They are looking to nominate practitioners and eminent experts to contribute to the various thematic round table discussions to be organized during the first five days of the HLPF session. The applications will be reviewed by…

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Youth Advocacy Day (YAD)

April 25 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco City Hall
San Fransisco, CA CA 94102 United States
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Free

Youth Advocacy Day (YAD) is an all-day event committed to youth empowerment and civic engagement for San Francisco’s youth. It is a day in which high school students have the opportunity to meet with city leaders and public officials to share their thoughts, concerns, and questions about issues they care about as young people. Youth Advocacy Day is a unique educational experience for youth to take ownership over their civic lives. This year, they will honor the legacy of SF…

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OSIWA is accepting proposals for 2019

April 30

The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is a grant making and advocacy foundation that is part of the global Open Society Foundations Network. OSIWA works to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, the rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation. Their headquarters is in Dakar and we have country offices in Abuja, Monrovia, Freetown and Conakry. Proposals will be accepted until April 30th 2019. For more information, click…

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May 2019

72nd Session of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) World Health Assembly (WHA)

May 20 @ 8:00 am - May 28 @ 5:00 pm

The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland.

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June 2019

Women Deliver Conference 2019

June 3 - June 6

The registration for the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health and rights and wellbeing of girls and women is open. The 2019 conference theme is Power,Progress,Change. It will focus on power, and how it can drive – or hinder – progress and change. It will also examine power operating at three levels: The Individual’s power, Structural power and the power of movements. Register today

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Global Health Security 2019

June 18 - June 20

In the wake of the 2014 West African Ebola outbreak, the international spread of Zika, the ongoing transmission of antimicrobial resistance, and the ever-present threat of another influenza pandemic, global health security has taken on a new level of importance. Multiple commissions and high-level panels have been held, recommendations have been issued, and governments, international organisations, civil society and private industry have all committed to various initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes. Even so, significant challenges remain. To learn more…

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July 2019

High Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development (HLPF)

July 9 - July 19

The seventh UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2019) will take place under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). According to decision E/2019/L.1 of 19 October 2018, the session will take place from Tuesday, 9 July, to Monday, 15 July 2019, followed by a three-day ministerial meeting convening from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019, held jointly with ECOSOC's annual high-level segment. For more information on the forum, click here

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SDGs in Action Film Festival- 11 July 2019

July 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
UNHQ, New York, UNHQ, Conference Room 11
New York, United States
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The SDGs in Action Film Festival, coordinated by the UN DESA Division for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is a competition seeking short films that highlight how people and organizations around the world are taking action for the 17 global goals. The Festival was launched in 2018 in connection with the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development that takes place each July at UN Headquarters in New York. The competition offers amateur and professional filmmakers around the globe the chance to…

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Call for Applications: Global Youth Summit 2019, 14-20 July, Switzerland (Fully-Funded)

July 14 - July 20

Global Changemakers is calling all passionate, enthusiastic, dedicated and proactive young social entrepreneurs, community organisers, activists, volunteers and campaigners who are working towards attaining the Sustainable Development Goals. Share your work with us by applying to the summit and have a chance to be selected as a Global Changemaker 2019 and attend the fully funded Global Youth Summit 2019. The GYS2019 will take place from 14 to 20 July in Zurich, Switzerland and the organisation will invite 60 exceptional Changemakers to join them…

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