19 August 2018 - 19 August 2018


World Humanitarian Day 2018

World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world.

2018 WHD campaign: #NotATarget


12 August 2018 - 12 August 2018


International Youth Day 2018

“The hopes of the world rest on young people. Peace, economic dynamism, social justice, tolerance — all this and more, today and tomorrow, depends on tapping into the power of youth.” — UN Secretary-General António Guterres


11 July 2018 - 11 July 2018

Ha Noi, Viet Nam

World Population Day 2018


World Population Day event in Ha Noi.


UNFPA and the Government of Viet Nam will jointly host a panel discussion to mark World Population Day on 11th of July 2018 at the Viet Nam Youth Academy in Ha Noi.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 International Conference on Human Rights, where family planning was, for the first time, globally affirmed as a human right. The Tehran Proclamation states that, "Parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and spacing of their children."