12 August 2009 - The United Nations is commemorating the International Youth Day on 12 August. This year the focus is on challenges of sustainable development and the future of young people around the world.
The Governments of Sierra Leone and Canada co-chaired on 10th June 2009 in New York a Peacebuilding Commission High-Level Special Session on Sierra Leone. The meeting brought together senior representatives of the member states, the United Nations and civil society.
12th December 2009 - To end the celebrations in Freetown, a friendly football match was organized between UNIPSIL and HRCSL. HRCSL and civil society organizations working in the area of human rights formed a team which played against UNIPSIL.
The Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone (HRCSL), in collaboration with the UN Country Team, international partners, civil society and others plans Human Rights Week in Sierra Leone, commenicing on 2 December 2009, in the context of commemorating the International Day of Human Rights on 10 Dec