Universal Children's Day

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Universal Childrens Day
 
The Universal Children’s Day, also known as the World Children’s Day takes please on November 20th every year. This was the date in 1959 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child and on the same day in 1989, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. On this day, it is the time to promote togetherness around the world, awareness of the problems children face in every corner of the globe, and improve the welfare for all children.

International Day for Tolerance

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International Day for Tolerance
 
On the 15th Anniversary of the Declaration of Principles on Tolerance is important to reaffirm that tolerance is respect and appreciation of the rich variety of our world's cultures, lifestyles, ideologies, habits, customs, and other forms of expression and ways of being human. Tolerance recognises the universal human rights and fundamental freedoms of others. People are naturally diverse and only tolerance can ensure the survival of mixed communities in every region of the globe.
 
The International Day for Tolerance is celebrated annually on the 16th of November and it is a time for people to learn about respecting and recognising the rights and beliefs of others and also a time of reflection and debate on the negative effects of intolerance. The concept of tolerance today often refers to the acceptance of an equal status for any human being on our planet. It bases on values like human rights and fundamental freedom for the individual.

World Science Day for Peace and Development

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“The current crisis should serve as a wakeup call regarding the urgency for increased financing and support of scientific research and collaboration. This concerns not only the natural sciences, but also the social and human and sciences.” - Audrey Azoulay, Director General of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

Celebrated annually on 10th of November, the World Science Day for Peace and Development (WSDPD) highlights the important role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. This day also underlines the importance and relevance of science in our daily lives. It also underscores the role scientists play in broadening our understanding of the remarkable, fragile planet we call home and in making our societies more sustainable.

United Nations Day

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UN Day
 
“As the UN turns 75, the world faces colossal challenges. But with global solidarity and cooperation, we can overcome them. That’s what the UN is all about.” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres
 
Today marks the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations and its founding 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. Hence, 24 October has been celebrated annually as the UN Day by its member states and other stakeholders.

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY
 
The economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global monetary show a real challenge to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal of ending poverty by 2030. Poverty is not solely an economic issue, but rather a multidimensional phenomenon that encompasses a lack of both income and the basic capabilities to live in dignity. Persons living in poverty experience many interrelated and mutually reinforcing deprivations that prevent them from realising their rights and perpetuate their poverty, including: dangerous work conditions, unsafe housing, lack of nutritious food, unequal access to justice, lack of political power, and limited access to health care.
 
This year marks the 27th Anniversary of the declaration by the United Nations’ General Assembly, in its resolution 47/196 of 22 December 1992, of 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This day aims to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries, particularly in developing countries. Its commemoration each year demonstrates how we can achieve greater participation by enabling young people from all walks of life to come together to respect the human rights and dignity of people living in poverty.