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UNGA 75

15-30 September 2020

The 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 75) will open on Tuesday, 15 September 2020. The first day of the high-level General Debate will be Tuesday, 22 September 2020.


International Day of Peace

21 September 2020

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September.


International Day of the Girl Child

11 October 2020

On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.


United Nations Day

24 October 2020

UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter.


Zonta's 101st Birthday

8 November 2020

Zonta International was established on 8 November 1919. Happy 101st birthday, Zonta!


16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

25 November - 10 December 2020

During the 16 Days of Activism, all Zonta clubs and districts are encouraged to take part in the Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women campaign.


International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

25 November 2020

In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem on that day.


Human Rights Day

10 December 2020

Human Rights Day commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


International Education Day

24 January 2021

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education in celebration of the role of education for peace and development.


International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

6 February 2021

In 2012, the UN General Assembly designated February 6th as the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, with the aim to amplify and direct the efforts on the elimination of this practice.


International Day of Women and Girls in Science

11 February 2021

In order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, and further achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/70/212 declaring 11 February as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.


World Day of Social Justice

20 February 2021

On 26 November 2007, the General Assembly declared that, starting from the sixty-third session of the General Assembly, 20 February will be celebrated annually as the World Day of Social Justice.


International Women's Day / Zonta Rose Day

8 March 2021

Officially recognized by the United Nations in 1977, International Women's Day first emerged from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe.


CSW65

15-26 March 2021

The 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 15 to 26 March 2021.


International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

24 March 2021

This annual observance pays tribute to the memory of Monsignor Óscar Arnulfo Romero, who was murdered on 24 March 1980. Monsignor Romero was actively engaged in denouncing violations of the human rights of the most vulnerable individuals in El Salvador.


European InterDistrict Seminar

3-5 September 2021

Taking place in the finance capital of Frankfurt, Germany, the 9th European InterDistrict Seminar will explore a wide variety of financial questions relevant to women, NGOs and society in tomorrow’s digital world. Join in for a weekend of inspiring panel discussions and workshops with female entrepreneurs and leaders and the edge of new digital era.

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15 SEPTEMBER 2020

Zonta International congratulates United Nations as the UNGA 75 opens

As UNGA 75 begins, Zonta International congratulates the UN on its remarkable 75th anniversary and reaffirms its commitment to working together to achieve our collective goals.
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