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International Day to Protect Education from Attack

9 September 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days, News|

Around the world, attacks on children continue unabated, as warring parties flout one of the most basic rules of war: the protection of children. The protracted nature of conflicts today is affecting the futures of entire generations of children. Without [...]

International Day against Nuclear Tests

29 August 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days, News|

Since nuclear weapons testing began on 16 July 1945, over 2,000 have taken place. In the early days of nuclear testing little consideration was given to its devastating effects on human life, let alone the dangers of nuclear fallout from [...]

International Youth Day

12 August 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days, News|

International Youth Day is commemorated every year on 12 August, bringing youth issues to the attention of the international community and celebrating the potential of youth as partners in today’s global society. The idea for International Youth Day was proposed [...]

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

9 August 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days, News|

here are an estimated 476 million indigenous peoples in the world living across 90 countries. They make up less than 5 per cent of the world's population, but account for 15 per cent of the poorest. They speak an overwhelming [...]

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

30 July 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days, News|

This year’s theme puts victims of human trafficking at the centre of the campaign and will highlight the importance of listening to and learning from survivors of human trafficking. The campaign portrays survivors as key actors in the fight against human trafficking and focusses [...]

Nelson Mandela International Day

18 July 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days, News|

On 18 July every year, we invite you to mark Nelson Mandela International Day by making a difference in your communities. Everyone has the ability and the responsibility to change the world for the better! Mandela Day is an occasion [...]

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

26 June 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

On 12 December 1997, by resolution 52/149, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 26 June the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, with a view to the total eradication of torture and the effective functioning of the Convention against [...]

World Day Against Child Labour

12 June 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

This year’s World Day Against Child Labour focuses on action taken for the 2021 International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. It is the first World Day since the universal ratification of the ILO’s Convention No. 182 on the Worst Forms [...]

International Day of Living Together in Peace

16 May 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

Living together in peace is all about accepting differences and having the ability to listen to, recognize, respect and appreciate others, as well as living in a peaceful and united way. The UN General-Assembly, in its resolution 72/130, declared 16 May [...]

International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day

26 April 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

An explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 spread a radioactive cloud over large parts of the Soviet Union, now the territories of Belarus, Ukraine and the Russian Federation. Nearly 8.4 million people in the three countries were [...]

International Day of Multilateralism and Dimplomacy for Peace

24 April 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

On the 24th of April, the International day of multilateralism and diplomacy for peace is celebrated. Preserving the values of multilateralism and international cooperation, which underpin the UN Charter and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, is fundamental to promote and support the [...]

International Mother Earth Day

22 April 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

The General Assembly designated 22 April as International Mother Earth Day through a resolution adopted in 2009. The UN Conference on the Human Environment 1972 in Stockholm marked the beginning of a global awareness of the interdependence between people, other living species [...]

European youth information day

16 April 2021|Categories: Días Internacionales, International Days|

Every April 17th, young people and Youth Information Services across Europe celebrate the European Youth Information Day. This day, which was declared in 1983 by the European Agency for Youth Information and Advice (Eryica) and the Spanish Youth Institute (Injuve), [...]