Psychology Day at the United Nations is a celebration of psychology in the context of the United Nations. It provides an opportunity for psychology to share with U.N. Permanent Missions, U.N. agencies, NGOs and the private sector the activities of psychologists at the U.N. and the role of psychology in addressing concerns of global importance. Psychology Day also introduces psychologists and psychology students to psychology's current and potential involvement in U.N. activities and issues.

at the United Nations

Conference Title, Theme, and Panels


The Time is Now: Psychological Contributions to Global Gender Equ{al}ity
DATE: Thursday, 25 April 2019
TIME: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
PLACE: Conference Room 2
United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY



In 2015, the United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This program will focus on ways in which psychologists may contribute to promoting SDG #5: "achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.” Experts in the field of psychology will address the challenges in achieving global gender equity, and will highlight strategies and programs that encourage, support, and create conditions to accelerate progress towards making gender equality a reality globally.


Registration for this year's event is now closed. Instructions and directions have been sent to registered attendees.


Thank you to the speakers, organizers, and attendees of our Annual Psychology Day.

The live and recorded webcast of the conference will be available online at UN Web TV



We thank you for your participation and hope to see you this year!

2019 Psych Day Save-the-Date
Psych Day Save the Date 2019.pdf
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