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We might need to do our events a little differently this year due to the restrictions that are in place to keep us all safe.
However, there are still plenty of ways that we can join together to mark World Down Syndrome Day.

Find events in your country

Your local or national Down syndrome organisation may have plans for WDSD. Find out what they are doing, join in and support them.
Use Down Syndrome International’s (DSi) list of member organisations to find an organisation near you:


Join us, wherever you are, for World Down Syndrome Day at United Nations.

On Friday 19th March we will host our annual WDSD conference and side event with United Nations.

These will be virtual events so you can join us online from your smart phone or computer.

Virtual WDSD Conference in New York

Speakers from around the world will discuss the theme ‘CONNECT’ and how we can bring about positive change for the global Down syndrome community.

Virtual WDSD side event in Geneva

Hear from people with Down syndrome on the theme of ‘CONNECT’ at the virtual event on Friday 19 March.

Host an event

If you are planning an event or activity for WDSD 2021 let us help you to promote it.

Simply create an event on Facebook then invite us  (@WorldDSDay) to co-host.

Your event will appear on the WDSD Facebook Events page for the world to see, join in and take inspiration from you.

Click below for the Facebook guide to creating and managing events. 


WDSD 2021 Events on Facebook

Find our WDSD 2021 events as well as those that have been shared with us on the WDSD Facebook events page.