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International Youth Day (12 August 2023) 

In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation by the World Conference of Ministers of Youth that 12 August be declared International Youth Day.This year, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth will mark International Youth Day with a campaign focused on showcasing young people’s resilience, resourcefulness and leadership when it comes to creating a better world for all. Read now.

International Day of Peace (21 September 2023)

The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly. Two decades later, in 2001, the General Assembly unanimously voted to designate the Day as a period of non-violence and cease-fire. This year’s theme is Actions for Peace: Our Ambition for the #GlobalGoals. It is a call to action that recognizes our individual and collective responsibility to foster peace. Find the collection related to peace here.


The 28th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change: From November 30 to December 12, 2023, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the 28th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Dubai. Find all relevant reports here. 

Young Professional Programme (YPP)

The YPP is a recruitment initiative for qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat. Browse a collection of books published by the United Nations in the official subject categories of this year's examination: Economic Affairs AND Information Systems and Technology.

International Court of Justice 

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The Court’s role is to settle, in accordance with international law, legal disputes submitted to it by States and to give advisory opinions on legal questions referred to it by authorized United Nations organs and specialized agencies. Find all relevant documents here.

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