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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

27 January 2022|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

On January 27, the "International Holocaust Remembrance Day " is celebrated. The international community chose that day to commemorate the release of the German Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau (1940-1945). The United Nations Outreach Program helps prevent future acts of [...]

International Day of Epidemic Preparedness

27 December 2021|Categories: International Days|

The United Nations General Assembly has established the International Day of Epidemic on December 27, in order to highlight the importance of preventing epidemics and preparing to collaborate and respond to them. We urgently need strong and resilient health systems [...]

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime

9 December 2021|Categories: International Days|

The United Nations established December 9 as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, in memory of the Convention signed in 1948. Throughout human history [...]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

3 December 2021|Categories: International Days|

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities was declared in 1992 by the United Nations General Assembly through resolution 47/3. The objective is to promote the rights and well-being of people with disabilities in all areas of society and development, [...]

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

2 December 2021|Categories: International Days|

Reports prepared by the United Nations bodies demonstrate the persistence of old forms of slavery that subsist under the protection of traditional beliefs and customs. These forms of slavery are the result of entrenched discrimination against the most vulnerable groups [...]

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25 November 2021|Categories: International Days|

2021 Theme: Orange the World: End Violence against Women Now! Nearly 1 in 3 women have been abused in their lifetime. In times of crises, the numbers rise, as seen during the COVID-19 pandemic and recent humanitarian crises, conflicts and [...]

World Science Day for Peace and Development

10 November 2021|Categories: International Days|

Celebrated every 10 November, World Science Day for Peace and Development highlights the significant role of science in society and the need to engage the wider public in debates on emerging scientific issues. It also underlines the importance and relevance [...]