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International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017

March 8th is a global day to recognize women’s achievements and acknowledge the challenges they continue to face in the quest for gender equality. The Canadian theme for 2017 is Equality Matters. Learn more »

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UN Human Rights Commission session 34

February 27 – March 24, 2017

The 34th session of the UN Human Rights Commission includes negotiations on resolutions pertaining to the rights of the child, human rights defenders, and the right to privacy, among others. Panel discussions are being held on preventable maternal mortality and morbidity and human rights, the annual full-day discussion on the rights of the child, and the annual interactive debate on the rights of persons with disabilities. Learn more »

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Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

September 16 – 17, 2016

On September 16-17, 2016, Canada is bringing leaders from around the world together at the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund in Montréal, Quebec to raise funds and support the Global Fund in ending these devastating epidemics by 2030. This conference represents an historic opportunity for Canada and the world to end epidemics of three of the world’s most devastating diseases—AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Click here to visit the conference website

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