INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY

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Migration has been a courageous expression of the individual’s will to overcome adversity and to live a better life. Today, globalization, together with advances in communications and transportation, has greatly increased the number of people who have the desire and the capacity to move to other places.

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

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Every human being has a right to life, dignity, freedom, nationality, and region; these are just some of the rights included in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Guinness World Record holder for the most translated document. Human Day marks the anniversary of the presentation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It is an opportunity to celebrate human rights and highlights issues surrounding it.

INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

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International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development is celebrated every year internationally all over the world on 5th of December. The day provides an opportunity for volunteer organisations and individual volunteers to work together on projects and campaigns promoting their contributions to economic and social development at local, national and international levels. By merging UN support with a grassroots mandate, Volunteer Day is a unique opportunity for government agencies, non-profit organisations, community groups, the private sector and volunteer organisations to work together to attain common goals.

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

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The number of disabled youth has been increasing gradually and has thus resulted in heightened concern in relation to their rights and well-being. Three to five hundred million people worldwide live with a disability of some kind. Many youth living with disability encounter issues such as; prejudice, social isolation and discrimination from members of their respective societies.