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 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. 

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 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.


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

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 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 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 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 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.


District 02 Conference

18 October - 20 October 2019
Lake Placid, NY, USA

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District 2 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Lake Placid, New York, USA.

District 05 Conference

18 October - 20 October 2019
Defiance, OH, USA

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District 5 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Defiance, Ohio, USA.

District 10 Conference

18 October - 19 October 2019
Lafayette, LA, USA

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District 10 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Lafayette, Louisiana, USA.


District 15 Conference

18 October - 20 October 2019
Detroit, MI, USA

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District 15 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

District 31 Conference

19 October - 20 October 2019
Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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District 31 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Kaohsiung, Taiwan (ROC).


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

District 32 Conference

26 October 2019
Seoul, South Korea

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District 32 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Seoul, South Korea.


District 01 Conference

8 November - 10 November 2019
Boston, MA, USA

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District 1 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.


District 20 Conference

8 November - 9 November 2019
Helsinki, Finland

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District 20 Zontians are invited to the 2019 conference in Helsinki, Finland. 


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.


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.


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.

CSW 64

9 March - 20 March 2020

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The sixty-fourth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 March 2020.


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