Find out more about events organised by Population Matters and our local groups, key dates in the population calendar and other events you might be interested in.

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26 June 2019

The Time is Now. Mass Lobby 2019

Join us in Westminster on 26th June for The Time Is Now, a Climate Coalition Mass Lobby for climate, nature, and people. Together we can send a clear message to politicians.

We will rally around Parliament, coming face to face with our MPs to tell them that The Time Is Now for action on climate change and the environment. We’ll snake round Westminster, organised town by town, village by village, and meet our MPs one-by-one to tell them that we want action!

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11 July 2019

World Population Day

Check out how Population Matters commemorated the day in 2018.

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Melting Arctic
23 September 2019

UN Climate Summit 2019

To support efforts to implement the Paris Agreement and to increase ambition and climate action, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will bring world leaders, from government, finance, business, and civil society to the Climate Summit on 23 September 2019

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26 September 2019

World Contraception Day

Launched in 2007, WCD’s mission is to improve awareness of contraception and to enable young people to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health.

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28 September 2019

International Safe Abortion Day

As an international day of action for decriminalization of abortion, Tthe day was launched in 1990 by the Campaña 28 Septiembre, a regional network of activist groups, who have been organizing activities in support of safe abortion around that date in the region ever since.

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11 October 2019

International Day of the Girl Child

The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.

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Kenyan woman with child
13 November 2019 to 15 November 2019

The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25: Accelerating the promise

A high-level conference to advance the implementation of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action

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17 November 2019

World vasectomy day

The family planning community has largely ignored men,  however,  when presented with accurate and compelling information, many men will share responsibility for family planning.

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