Every year at the Partnership Forum, ECOSOC and other UN entities collaborate to bring together some of the most influential leaders from government, the private and non-profit sectors, and civil society.

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  • When: January 31st, 2023
  • Where: New York, USA
  • Organiser: ECOSOC
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Theme: “Accelerating the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at all levels.” 

11.02.2023 - 14.02.2023
The forum will strengthen the role of young people in promoting interfaith and intercultural harmony and amplify a global message of peaceful coexistence in the spirit of the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week in February 2023.

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  • When: 11.02.-14.02.2023
  • Where: Doha, Qatar
  • Organiser: A Common Word Amongst the Youth (ACWAY), Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID)
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The forum will include various activities and interactions related to youth and their empowerment, such as intercultural and interfaith dialogue workshops, training, networking and social activities.

Aims and Objectives:

The Forum will bring together 85 young people from around the world, youth-led organizations, civil society organizations, policy makers and philanthropists to share practical approaches in promoting coexistence between people of different cultures and religions.

02.03.2023 - 03.03.2023
With the theme "Our Ocean… Our Connection", the Government of Panama will highlight the importance of knowledge as the basis of our actions and policies to ensure protection of our ocean, responsible management of marine resources, and sustainable…

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  • When: 2-3 March 2023
  • Where: Panama City, Panama
  • Organiser: Government of Panama
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The 8th Our Ocean Conference will be a momentous event for all governments, businesses, and peoples to demonstrate their interest in saving the ocean through measurable impacts and cooperation.

06.03.2023 - 17.03.2023
The sixty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place from 6 to 17 March 2023.

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  • When: 06.03.-17.03.2023
  • Where: New York, USA
  • Organiser: UN Women
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  • Priority theme: Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls
  • Review theme: Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls (agreed conclusions of the sixty-second session)
22.03.2023 - 24.03.2023
The UN 2023 Water Conference will take place at UN Headquarters in New York, 22-24 March 2023, co-hosted by Tajikistan and the Netherlands.

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  • When: 22.03.-24.03.2023
  • Where: New York, USA
  • Organiser: UN Water
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The resolution ( A/RES/73/226) calls for a Conference on the Midterm Comprehensive Review of the Implementation of the Objectives of the International Decade for Action to be convened in New York from 22 to 24 March 2023.

27.03.2023 - 29.03.2023
PaRD's Leadership is meeting in Friedrichsdorf close to Frankfurt am Main (Germany) to discuss the annual planning.

Once a year, PaRD's leadership meets to discuss plans and strategy for the current year. The Leadership consists of the Steering Group and the Co-Leads of the Work-Streams, Work Groups and Initiatives.

This event strives to join forces for global health and create a unique opportunity for knowledge exchange and partnership building.

Event Facts

  • When: 13.04.2023
  • Where: Washington, DC, USA & Digital
  • Organiser: Consortium of Universtities for Global Health (CUGH), Association of Academic Health Centers International (AAHCI), Milken Institute School of Public Health
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The World Health Summit Regional Meeting 2023 will be held under the theme of 'Bridging the Science to Policy Gap – Opportunities for Academia' to highlight the essential role of evidence-based science for the development of global health policy.

01.05.2023 - 04.05.2023
The overarching theme for the Conference in 2023 is Leave No One Behind: The Role of Freedom of Religion or Belief in Advancing Human Flourishing and Just Societies.

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  • When: 01.05.-04.05.2023
  • Where: TBA
  • Organiser: The International Panel of Parliamentarians for Freedom of Religion or Belief (IPPFoRB); Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)
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The overarching theme for the Conference in 2023 is Leave No One Behind: The Role of Freedom of Religion or Belief in Advancing Human Flourishing and Just Societies. As in the past, this Conference will take Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a starting point. This Article, which is also the cornerstone of IPPFoRB, holds: “Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance”.


19.05.2023 - 21.05.2023
The G7 Summit is an intergovernmental political forum consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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  • When: 19.05.-21.05.2023
  • Where: Hiroshima, Japan
  • Organiser: Government of Japan and G7
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10.07.2023 - 19.07.2023
During the forum, participants will be able to explore actionable policy guidance for the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs at all levels.

Event Facts

  • When: 10.07.-19.07.2023
  • Where: New York, USA
  • Organiser: ECOSOC
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The theme will be "Accelerating the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at all levels”.

17.07.2023 - 20.07.2023
As one of the largest multi-sectoral convenings to advance gender equality, the Women Deliver 2023 Conference and Global Dialogue are co-created by grassroots advocates, multilateral governments, the private sector, philanthropies, and youth.

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  • When: 17.07.-20.07.2023
  • Where: Kigali, Rwanda & Online
  • Organiser: Women Deliver
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  • Registration: Register here!

The theme of WD2023 is SpacesSolidarity, and Solutions. WD2023 will enable inclusive and co-created spaces that foster solidarity for sustainable solutions on gender equality.

WD2023’s Objectives:

  1. Catalyze Collective Action to Advance Gender Equality
  2. Hold Leaders Accountable
  3. Empower the Feminist Movement
  4. Reframe Who Leads
  5. Create Space
14.08.2023 - 18.08.2023
The Parliament of the World’s Religions cultivates harmony among the world’s spiritual traditions and fosters their engagement with guiding institutions in order to achieve a more peaceful, just, and sustainable world.

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  • When: 14.08-18.08.2023
  • Where: Chicago, USA
  • Organiser: Parliament of the World's Religions
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This year's theme: "A Call to Conscience: Defending Freedom & Human Rights"


09.09.2023 - 10.09.2023
The 18th G20 Heads of State and Government Summit will take place on 9-10 September 2023 in New Delhi. The Summit will be a culmination of all the G20 processes and meetings held throughout the year.

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  • When: 09.09.-10.09.2023
  • Where: New Dehli, India
  • Organiser: Government of India and G20
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12.09.2023 - 30.09.2023
During the United Nations General Assembly high-level week in September 2023, Heads of State and Government will gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to review the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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  • When: 12.09.-30.09.2023
  • Where: New York, USA
  • Organiser: United Nations
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The SDG Summit marks the mid-point of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. It will bring together political and thought leaders from governments, international organizations, private sector, civil society, women and youth and other stakeholders in a series of high-level meetings. They will carry out a comprehensive review of the state of the SDGs, respond to the impact of multiple and interlocking crises facing the world, and provide high-level political guidance on transformative and accelerated actions leading up to the 2030 deadline for achieving the SDGs. 

15.10.2023 - 17.10.2023
The World Health Summit, organized jointly with the World Health Organization (WHO), is considered the world's leading meeting on global health.

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  • When: 15.10.-17.10.2023
  • Where: Berlin, Germany & Online
  • Organiser: World Health Summit (WHS), World Health Organization (WHO)
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23.10.2023 - 27.10.2023
Every decade, the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) brings together communities from around the world to showcase recent and significant advances in climate science, identify gaps and opportunities, and jointly develop future plans.

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  • When: 23.10.-27.10.2023
  • Where: Kigali, Rwanda
  • Organiser: World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)
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Climate risk, early warning, attribution, uncertainty, tipping points, irreversibility, and abrupt climate change are just some of the topics that will be discussed, both on a global and regional scale, as well as the fundamental science that is critical to advancing these important topics.

30.11.2023 - 12.12.2023
The United Nations Climate Change Conferences serve as the formal meeting of the UNFCCC parties (Conference of the Parties, COP) to assess progress in dealing with climate change.

Event Facts

  • When: 30.11.-12.12.2023
  • Where: TBD, United Arabic Emirates
  • Organiser: UNFCCC
  • Further Information: TBA