Observance of World Day of Social Justice should support efforts of the international community in poverty eradication, the promotion of full employment and decent work, gender equity and access to social well-being and justice for all.

Zonta Rose Day is celebrated each year on 8 March, which is also International Women’s Day, a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.

CSW 63

11 March - 22 March 2019

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The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 to 22 March 2019.


District 18 Conference

25 April - 27 April 2019

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District 18 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.


District 21 Conference

18 May - 19 May 2019
Stockholm, Sweden

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District 21 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Stockholm, Sweden.


In its resolution A/RES/67/147, the General Assembly calls on the international community to use the International Day to significantly raise awareness and intensify actions towards ending obstetric fistula.

North American Inter-District Meeting

7 June - 9 June 2019
Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas, DFW Airport South, 4650 W. Airport Freeway Irving, TX USA 75062

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The 10th North American Inter-District Meeting will take place in Irving, Texas, USA, from 7 June - 9 June 2019.

District 28 Conference

21 June - 23 June 2019
Basel, Switzerland

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District 28 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Basel, Switzerland.


The International Day of Friendship was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities.


In 2013, Member States adopted resolution A/RES/68/192 and designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons.

International Youth Day is an opportunity for governments and others to bring attention to youth issues worldwide.

World Humanitarian Day, which takes place every year on 19 August, recognizes the aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and mobilizes people to advocate for humanitarian action.

Australia and New Zealand Inter-District Conference

5 September - 8 September 2019
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia

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Zontians from districts 16, 22, 23 and 24 are invited to the 2019 inter-district conference in Brisbane, Australia.


International Literacy Day is celebrated worldwide, bringing together governments, multi- and bilateral organizations, NGOs, private sectors, communities, teachers, learners and experts in the field.

District 13 Conference

12 September - 15 September 2019
Scandic Hotel, Sydhavnen, Copenhagen, Denmark

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District 13 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. 


District 07 Conference

13 September - 15 September 2019
Kansas City, MO, USA

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District 7 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. 

District 30 Conference

20 September - 22 September 2019
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

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District 30 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.


District 12 Conference

20 September - 22 September 2019
Billings, MT, USA

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District 12 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Billings, Montana, USA.


District 27 Conference

20 September - 22 September 2019
Dijon, France

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District 27 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Dijon, France. 

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September.

District 06 Conference

21 September - 22 September 2019
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

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District 6 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.


District 04 Conference

26 September - 29 September 2019
Hyatt Regency Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA

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District 4 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Buffalo, New York, USA.


District 14 Conference

27 September - 29 September 2019
Erfurt, Germany

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District 14 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Erfurt, Germany.



District 08 Conference

28 September - 29 September 2019
Little Creek Casino, Shelton, WA, USA

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District 8 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Shelton, Washington, USA.


District 25 Conference

4 October - 6 October 2019
Colombo, Sri Lanka

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District 25 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka.


District 29 Conference

4 October - 6 October 2019
Eindhoven, Netherlands

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District 29 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Eindhoven, Netherlands.



District 09 Conference

4 October - 6 October 2019
Kaua'i Marriott Resort, Kauai, HI, USA

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District 9 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Kauai, Hawaii, USA.


District 11 Conference

4 October - 6 October 2019
Orlando, FL, USA

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District 11 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Orlando, Florida, USA.


District 03 Conference

4 October - 6 October 2019
Wilmington, DE, USA

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District 3 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Wilmington, Delaware, USA.


District 17 Conference

5 October - 7 October 2019
Hong Kong

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District 17 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Hong Kong.


District 26 Conference

10 October - 12 October 2019
Kitakyushu, Japan

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District 26 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Kitakyushu, Japan.

On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.


UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter.

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. “Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women” is a Zonta International campaign to raise awareness of and increase actions to end violence against women and girls around the world.


In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem on that day.


Human Rights Day

10 December 2019

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Human Rights Day commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


The sixth of February is International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, a day to raise awareness of the practice and work towards its elimination.


In order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls, and further achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls, the United Nations General Assembly declared 11 February as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

2020 Convention

4 July - 8 July 2020
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL, USA

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Join us for the 65th Zonta International Convention
4 July - 8 July | Chicago, USA