3 12, 2015

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

By |2020-06-17T11:27:36+10:00December 3rd, 2015|Events|Comments Off on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

"The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is marked around the world annually on 3 December, as per General Assembly resolution 47/3 of 14 October 1992, to promote awareness and mobilize support for critical issues pertaining to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and development." For more information, visit: http://www.un.org/en/events/disabilitiesday/

25 11, 2015

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

By |2015-11-25T00:00:00+11:00November 25th, 2015|Events|Comments Off on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

"By resolution 54/134 of 17 December 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem on that day. Women's activists have marked 25 November as a [...]

15 10, 2015

International Day of Rural Women

By |2020-06-17T11:27:36+10:00October 15th, 2015|Events|Comments Off on International Day of Rural Women

"The first International Day of Rural Women was observed on 15 October 2008. This new international day, established by the General Assembly in its resolution 62/136 of 18 December 2007, recognizes “the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty.”" [...]

11 10, 2015

International Day of the Girl Child

By |2015-10-11T00:00:00+11:00October 11th, 2015|Events|Comments Off on International Day of the Girl Child

"On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world." For more information, visit: http://www.un.org/en/events/girlchild/

2 10, 2015

International Day of Non-Violence

By |2020-06-17T11:27:36+10:00October 2nd, 2015|Events|Comments Off on International Day of Non-Violence

"The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence. According to General Assembly resolution A/RES/61/271 of 15 June 2007, which established the commemoration, the International Day is an occasion to "disseminate the message of [...]

30 07, 2015

World Day against Trafficking in Persons

By |2020-06-17T11:27:37+10:00July 30th, 2015|Events|Comments Off on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

"In 2010, the General Assembly adopted the Global Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking in Persons, urging Governments worldwide to take coordinated and consistent measures to defeat this scourge. The Plan calls for integrating the fight against human trafficking into the UN’s broader programmes in order to boost development and strengthen security worldwide. One of [...]

26 06, 2015

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

By |2015-06-26T00:00:00+10:00June 26th, 2015|Events|Comments Off on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

"Torture is a crime under international law. According to all relevant instruments, it is absolutely prohibited and cannot be justified under any circumstances. This prohibition forms part of customary international law, which means that it is binding on every member of the international community, regardless of whether a State has ratified international treaties in which [...]

4 06, 2015

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

By |2015-06-04T00:00:00+10:00June 4th, 2015|Events|Comments Off on International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

"The purpose of the day is to acknowledge the pain suffered by children throughout the world who are the victims of physical, mental and emotional abuse. This day affirms the UN's commitment to protect the rights of children." For more information, visit: http://www.un.org/en/events/childvictimday/

18 05, 2015

Child Aware Approaches Conference 2015

By |2020-06-17T11:27:38+10:00May 18th, 2015|Events|Comments Off on Child Aware Approaches Conference 2015

"Date: 18-19 May 2015 Venue: Melbourne Exhibition Centre Website: www.childawareconference.org.au Description: In 2015, the Child Aware Approaches Conference will explore innovative ways to respond early to the needs of children and families, and identify ways for diverse organisations, professions and communities to work more closely together to promote child safety and wellbeing. The conference will [...]

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