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International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
The United Nations (UN) annually observes the International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development on December 5. The day, which is also known as International Volunteer Day (IVD), gives volunteers a chance to work together on projects and campaigns promoting their contributions to economic and social development at local,...
International Day for People with Disabilities
Persons with disabilities make up an estimated 15 per cent of the population of the world. Almost one-fifth of the estimated global total of persons living with disabilities, or between 110-190 million, encounter significant difficulties. Furthermore, a quarter of the global population is directly affected by disability, as care-givers or...
World Aids Day
World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and...
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Every year, 25 November and the ensuing 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence which follow (ending on 10 December, Human Rights Day) are commemorated around the world, providing individuals and groups a chance to mobilize and call attention to the urgent need to end violence against women and girls....
Universal Children's Day
Children's Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world, to honour children globally. It was first proclaimed by the World Conference for the Well-being of Children in 1925 and then established universally in 1954 to protect an 'appropriate' day.
World Toilet Day
World Toilet Day is a UN recognized event, observed annually on 19 November. This international day of action aims to break the taboo around toilets and draw attention to the global sanitation challenge.
International Day for Tolerance
Tolerance does not mean indifference or a grudging acceptance of others. It is a way of life based on mutual understanding and respect for others, and on the belief that global diversity is to be embraced, not feared." Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Is Sustainable Development Possible? Economic, Social and Environmental Frictions.-
The conference gives students a unique opportunity to debate their work in a public forum, receive feedback from academic scholars, meet students from a range of international universities and network with potential employers.
United Nations Day
UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being.
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
"If we are to realize the future we want for all, we must hear and heed the voices of the marginalized... Together we can build a sustainable world of prosperity and peace, justice and equity- a life of dignity for all." Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Message for The International Day for...