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4 December 2012 - 6 December 2012

Bali, Indonesia

Global Youth Forum

The Global Youth Forum, to be hosted by the Government of Indonesia and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, aims to address issues affecting the youth – including health, education, and employment and livelihood. The forum is expected bring together 850 participants, including youth representatives from each country. 

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1 December 2012 - 1 December 2012

Global

World AIDS Day 2012

Every year, the world comes together to celebrate World AIDS Day to commemorate those who have died and to bring attention to the global AIDS epidemic.
 
Between 2011-2015, the Day will have the theme of "Getting to Zero" to echo the UNAIDS' vision of achieving "Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths". A series of events are planned globally to mark the Day.

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25 November 2012 - 25 November 2012

Global

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2012

Many women around the world are being subjected to rape and domestic violence, and the scale and true nature of the issue is often hidden.
 
Activists have marked 25 November as the day against gender-based violence. The UN invites governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize activities designated to raise public awareness of the problem on this day. This date came from the brutal assassination in 1960 of the three Mirabal sisters, political activists in the Dominican Republic.

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