World Humanitarian Day is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others.
UNESCO has chosen September 8 to be the international day for literacy.
The 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly takes place in New York City. More information
The Global Citizen Festival 2014 will feature the following acts: Jay-Z, No Doubt, Carrie Underwood, Fun., The Roots, Tiësto and others.