Global Events

Events

Take a look at TOGETHER activities happening all over the World and learn what others are doing to promote diversity, non-discrimination and acceptance of refugees and migrants.

Brussels
26 Jan 2017
UNAOC #spreadnohate symposium

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) organized jointly a one-day symposium on Hate Speech Against Migrants and Refugees in the Media on 26 January, 2016 in Brussels. The symposium gathered around 100 selected participants from the media and civil society, as well as international organisations in Europe and beyond.

Argentina

Buenos Aires
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination
 

Australia

Canberra
24 Jan 2017

UNIC Canberra is interviewing local community leaders and experts on the theme of migration and multiculturalism.

 

Canberra
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016
UNIC Canberra

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination
 

Austria

Vienna
20 Jun 2017
Invitation: World Refugee Day, 20 June, Vienna: UNHCR Spokesperson and author Melissa Fleming reads from her new book Doaa – A Hope More Powerful than the Sea (in German)

World Refugee Day, observed on 20 June, is dedicated to raising awareness across the world about people who are forced to flee. On this occasion, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees invites you to a public reading followed by an audience discussion with Melissa Fleming and the book’s protagonist, Doaa al Zamel. 

The reading and discussion will be in German.

Time: 20 June 2017, 19:00 hours
Venue: Hauptbücherei am Gürtel, Urban-Loritz-Platz 2a, 1070 Vienna

Opening remarks (in English) by United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed.
Moderator: Thomas Seifert, Wiener Zeitung, Deputy Editor-in-Chief

Attendance is free of charge.

Vienna
23 Nov 2016
UNIC Vienna

UNIS workshop for school teachers from Austria: use Together messaging and branding
 

Vienna
11 Nov 2016
UNIC Vienna

UNIS workshop for school teachers from Slovakia: use Together messaging and branding
 

Vienna
8 Nov 2016
UNIC Vienna

Visit to UN in Vienna by secondary school students participating in a journalism project organized by Biber magazine -- a Vienna publication with a focus on diversity and migration.
 

Bangladesh

Dhaka
8 Mar 2017
UNIC Dhaka and Manikgonj Government Mohila College jointly organized an interactive discussion seminar on TOGETHER campaign at the College Auditorium on 8 March 2017.

UNIC Dhaka and Manikgonj Government Mohila College jointly organized an interactive discussion seminar on TOGETHER campaign at the College Auditorium

Dhaka
11 Jan 2017
Dhaka

Global Forum on Migration and Development in Dhaka. 
 

Dhaka
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016
GMFF Dhaka

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Belarus

Minsk
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Belgium

Brussels
20 Mar 2017
Young people and families from all backgrounds and age-groups are invited to get to know one another through playing the 30 sports on offer at the event.

Play4Peace and UN Brussels running teams will join together to participate in the popular 20km run in Brussels on 28 May along with 35,000 runners.

Brussels
12 Dec 2016 to 15 Dec 2016
European Parliament

Sakharov Prize award ceremony during the Plenary Session of the European Parliament – event on TOGETHER
 

Brussels
9 Dec 2016
UNRIC Brussels

Human Rights Day celebrations in UNRiC Brussels

Brussels
1 Oct 2016 to 31 Oct 2016
Brussels

Teach-in sessions at school and Universities in Brussels about the UN will have a module on Together 

Brazil

Brasilia
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination
 

Burundi

bujumbura
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Cambodia

Phnom Penh
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Feb 2017

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Croatia

Zagreb
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Cyprus

Nicosia
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Djibouti

Djibouti
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016
Global Film Festival 5

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination
 

Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016
Global Film Festival 9

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Egypt

Cairo
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016
Global Film Festival 12

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination
 

Ghana

Accra
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016
Global Film Festival 8

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Guatemala

Guatemala City
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination
 

Honduras

Tegucigalpa
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016
Global Film Festival 19

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

India

New Delhi
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Jordan

Amman
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Lebanon

Beirut
17 Mar 2017 to 19 Mar 2017
MAP NGO Organizes Peace Journalism Workshop in Collaboration with UNIC Beirut
Beirut
28 Nov 2016
UNIC Beirut

UNIC Beirut initiated a teach-in session with the students of City International School (CIS), first in a series of lectures planned to be held during the months of November and December to brief students on the TOGETHER campaign.

Beirut
1 Nov 2016 to 30 Nov 2016
UNIC Beirut

Pages on the TOGETHER campaign in three newspapers: Al Balad, Ad-Diyar and Al Mustaqbal 
Three episodes dedicated to the campaign on TV station Tele Liban 
 

Libya

Tripoli
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination
 

https://social.shorthand.com/UNmigration/32JUgzeJ66/5-to-18-december

Mexico

Mexico City
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Netherlands

Amsterdam
25 Jan 2017

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination
 

Nicaragua

Managua
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Niger

Niamey
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination
 

Senegal

Dakar
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Slovakia

Bratislava
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016
GMFF Slovakia

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

South Africa

Johannesburg
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Johannesburg
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Johannesburg
24 Oct 2016
UN Day is Soweto

UN Day is Soweto, including a twitter party with the participation of USG DPI who will introduce Together and take questions
 

Pretoria
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016
UNIC Pretoria

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination
 

Spain

Barcelona
11 Jan 2017
Nadia Murad Basee awarded the 37th Peace Prize in Barcelona

Nadia Murad Basee awarded the 37th Peace Prize in Barcelona

 

http://www.anue.org/es/content/nadia-murad-basee-recibe-el-37-premio-por...

Sudan

Chartum
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Switzerland

Berno
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Geneva
25 Mar 2017
The UN Orchestra charity concert in support of IOM's music therapy project in Greece and Italy

The UN Orchestra charity concert in support of IOM's music therapy project in Greece and Italy

With over 80 musicians coming from 20 different countries, the UN Orchestra symbolizes the diversity of migration and the universality of music. 

Get tickets here:

Geneva
16 Dec 2016
Geneva Photo

“Genève, sa gueule” – a City of Geneva photo project

Geneva
9 Dec 2016
Geveva art workshop

Art workshop for local schools in Geneva.

Some 40 children worked under the direction of the artist C. Gabarrón to produce artwork for Human Rights Day

Geveva
10 Dec 2016
Geneva

Concert for the understanding of civilizations and human rights under the auspices of IOM's global film festival on the theme of migration and discrimination 
 

Tunisia

Tunis
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Uganda

Kampala
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Ukraine

Kiev
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

United States

New York
30 Jan 2017 to 31 Jan 2017
ECOSOC Youth Forum

ECOSOC Youth Forum. Around 700 young activists from around the world briefed on TOGETHER and its objectives.
 

New York
27 Jan 2017
Committee on Teaching about the United Nations

Committee on Teaching about the United Nations conference: "Refugees - the 21st Century challenge"

 

New York
17 Jan 2017
High Level Forum on Combating Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Hatred

High Level Forum on Combating Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Hatred

New York
16 Jan 2017 to 26 Jan 2017
Migrants Caught in Crisis IOM

IOM and the TOGETHER initiative held a “Migrants Caught in Crisis” photo exhibition with the aim of drawing attention to the plight of migrants in vulnerable situations around the world. The photo exhibit served to highlight how crisis-related migration flows are growing in scale and complexity and inducing new forms of migration-related humanitarian challenges, both internally and across borders. View the exhibit online.

New York
15 Dec 2016
IOM New York

In celebration of International Migrants Day, IOM and the TOGETHER initiative hosted a film screening and panel discussion focused on highlighting the stories of migrant journeys and bringing attention to the positive aspects of migration. The event featured special remarks by former Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson. Panelists engaged in a passionate and thoughtful discussion regarding migrants rights, immigration policies, changing the narrative, advocacy strategies, and shared their own powerful personal stories of migration. This event was part of IOM’s Global Migration Film Festival, an initiative which reached 89 countries worldwide.

 

View the webcast of the event and see IOM New York’s website for more information regarding the speakers and discussion questions.

New York
14 Dec 2016
JFK Airport New York

In celebration of IOM’s 65th anniversary, IOM and the TOGETHER initiative hosted a delegation of 16 UN officials and representatives of UN Member States at John F. Kennedy Airport to witness the arrival of 54 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea and Ukraine highlighting the important role IOM plays in the United States Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). It brought attention to the work of IOM over the past roughly 40 years to facilitate the dignified, safe and orderly migration of refugees and migrants to the United States. Read more about the event here.

Venezuela

Caracas
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Vietnam

Hanoi
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination

Zimbabwe

Harare
5 Dec 2016 to 18 Dec 2016

Global Film Festival on the theme of migration and discrimination