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.

22 May 2019

International Day for Biological Diversity

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. 

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28 May 2019

International Day of Action for Women's Health

May is an occasion to celebrate the gains for women’s health as well as remind the Ministries of Health, ruling presidents, governors, parliamentarians, as well as internationals agencies and for-profit companies of their commitments to women’s health and rights.

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5 June 2019

World Environment Day

World Environment Day is the ‘people’s day’ for doing something to take care of the Earth or become an agent of change.

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8 June 2019

Kadogo’s Story - Life in a remote Kenyan village

Come to the next meeting of our London Group and learn about family planning in a remote Kenyan village.

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Population Matters
23 June 2019

East Reading Festival 2019

Population Matters Reading Local Group will be part of the East Reading Festival. Check out their stall on the day which will feature Big FOOT.

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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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