Global Health Events and Advocacy Moments for UHC


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High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (6-15 Jul)

The high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) is the core United Nations platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The meeting of the HLPF in 2021 will be held from Tuesday, 6 July, to Thursday, 15 July 2021, under the auspices of the Economic and […]

IAS Conference on HIV Science (18-21 Jul)

The IAS Conference on HIV Science is the world’s most influential meeting on HIV research and its applications. This biennial conference presents the critical advances in basic, clinical and operational HIV research that move science into policy and practice. Through its open and inclusive programme, the meeting sets the gold standard of HIV science, featuring highly […]

71st session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa (23-27 Aug)

The WHO Regional Committee for Africa is the Organization's decision-making body on health policy in the African Region. It comprises of Ministers of Health or their representatives from each of the 47 Member States in the Region. The main functions of the Regional Committee include formulating regional policies and supervising the regional office as set […]

G20 Health Ministers Meeting (5-6 Sept)

The Italian Civil 20 Organizing Committee is glad to announce that the C20 Kick-Off Meeting for civil society’s engagement during the Italian Presidency of the Group of 20 will be held virtually on January 25-27, 2021. The meeting is open to all civil society organizations and social movements which are interested in the process. The […]

74th session of the WHO Regional Committee for South East Asia (6-10 Sept)

The Regional Committee is the governing body meeting of WHO in the Region. Health Ministers and officials from Member States, partners and civil society participate in the Regional Committee that meets every year to formulate policies, review progress and deliberate on and endorse new initiatives. The Regional Committee resolutions and decisions guide WHO’s work in […]

71st session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe (13-15 Sept)

The WHO Regional Committee for Europe is WHO's decision-making body in the European Region. It comprises representatives of each Member State in the Region, and meets for four days in September each year. At these annual sessions, Member States: formulate regional policies; supervise WHO/Europe's activities; comment on the regional component of WHO's proposed programme budget; […]

UN Human Rights Council (13 Sept – 1 Oct)

The Human Rights Council holds no fewer than three regular sessions a year, for a total of at least ten weeks. They take place in March (four weeks), June (three weeks) and September (three weeks).