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Financing the Sustainable Development Goals: A Partnership for Development?-
Prof. Pamela Abbott will be leading the discussion as part of International Development Week
Sustainable Development Goals: Inclusive Development for All?-
Pamela Abbott to give Presentation for Friends of Medecins sans Frontieres- King's College Campus
Africa Film Series-Neria-
African Film Series hosted by the Centre for Global Development presents Neria with facilitated by Dr Nigel Dower. Neria Zimbabwean film about what happens to Neria when her husband dies and the efforts she must take to retain custody of her children. Directed by Godwin Mawuru. Produced by Louise and John Riber....
International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
The United Nations (UN) annually observes the International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development on December 5. The day, which is also known as International Volunteer Day (IVD), gives volunteers a chance to work together on projects and campaigns promoting their contributions to economic and social development at local,...
International Day for People with Disabilities
Persons with disabilities make up an estimated 15 per cent of the population of the world. Almost one-fifth of the estimated global total of persons living with disabilities, or between 110-190 million, encounter significant difficulties. Furthermore, a quarter of the global population is directly affected by disability, as care-givers or...
World Aids Day
World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and...
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Every year, 25 November and the ensuing 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence which follow (ending on 10 December, Human Rights Day) are commemorated around the world, providing individuals and groups a chance to mobilize and call attention to the urgent need to end violence against women and girls....
Universal Children's Day
Children's Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world, to honour children globally. It was first proclaimed by the World Conference for the Well-being of Children in 1925 and then established universally in 1954 to protect an 'appropriate' day.
World Toilet Day
World Toilet Day is a UN recognized event, observed annually on 19 November. This international day of action aims to break the taboo around toilets and draw attention to the global sanitation challenge.
International Day for Tolerance
Tolerance does not mean indifference or a grudging acceptance of others. It is a way of life based on mutual understanding and respect for others, and on the belief that global diversity is to be embraced, not feared." Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon