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International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

25 March 2021|Categories: International Days, News|

Every year, on the 25th of March, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, gives the opportunity to honor and remember those who suffered and died at the hands of this brutal [...]

International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

24 March 2021|Categories: International Days, News|

Every year, on the 24th of March the International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims is celebrated. With this international day, we pay tribute to the memory of [...]

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days, News|

The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is celebrated on March 21 of each year. On March 21 1960, the police opened fire and killed 69 people in a peaceful demonstration against the apartheid pass law in Sharpeville, [...]

International Day of Happiness

20 March 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days, News|

Happiness passes through solidarity On March 20, the International Day of Happiness is celebrated to recognize the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal aspirations of human beings and the importance of their inclusion in government policies. The resolution of [...]

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

11 February 2021|Categories: International Days, News|

February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science in recognition of the key role that women play in the scientific and technological community. Women scientists must be supported as well as the access of women and [...]

International Day of Human Fraternity

4 February 2021|Categories: International Days, News|

On February 4, the "International Day of Human Fraternity" is celebrated. Human fraternity for peace and cooperation It is essential to raise awareness about different cultures and religions and to promote the role of education regarding tolerance. This implies acceptance [...]

International School Day of Non Violence and Peace

30 January 2021|Categories: International Days, News|

On January 30, the International School Day of Non-Violence and Peace is celebrated, on the anniversary of the death of Mahatma Gandhi (India, 1869-1948), a pacifist leader who defended and promoted non-violence and peaceful resistance against injustice and that he [...]

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

27 January 2021|Categories: International Days, News|

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 2020|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days, News|

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 [...]