September 2014

Sep 15
(All day)
Worldwide

The UN General Assembly, in resolution A/62/7 (2007) encouraged Governments to strengthen national programmes devoted to the promotion and consolidation of democracy, and also decided that 15 September of each year should be observed as the International Day of Democracy.

The UN General Assembly, in resolution A/62/7 (2007) encouraged Governments to strengthen national programmes devoted to the promotion and consolidation of democracy, and also decided that 15 September of each year should be observed as the International Day of Democracy. This year's theme - Engaging Young People on Democracy - highlights the challenges and opportunities of young people engaging in democratic processes.

For more information, please visit un.org

Sep 18
(All day)
United States

On September 18-19, 2014, the second Frontiers in Development Forum will engage a dynamic community of global thought leaders and development practitioners to address the question: How will we eradicate extreme poverty by 2030?

On September 18-19, 2014, the second Frontiers in Development Forum will engage a dynamic community of global thought leaders and development practitioners to address the question: How will we eradicate extreme poverty by 2030?

The Forum will bring together some of the brightest minds and boldest leaders on ending extreme poverty, and lay the groundwork for a broad coalition of partners committed to this goal. The Frontiers in Development Forum is a major development event involving global leaders and engaging participants over two days of discussions, high-profile talks, and interactive panels on critical development issues.

This year, Frontiers is structured to also include a dynamic Innovation Marketplace as well as numerous concurrent focus sessions to delve deeper into specific issue areas. The Innovation Marketplace will be open to a broader audience and it will feature dynamic exhibits and its own Innovation Stage to showcase new ideas for reaching and aiding the extreme poor and to engage participants in more intimate problem-solving settings.

For more information, please visit the Frontiers in Development web site.

Last updated: September 04, 2014

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