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Clowns take to the streets during a parade to mark International Day of the Clown in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico,... [Read More]
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For Tumblr to enact such a policy on the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers is a slap in the face. [Read More]
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Every year, trillions of dollars - equivalent to more than five percent of global GDP - are paid in bribes or stolen through corruption, the United Nations reported on the International Day which serves to highlight the pervasive crime, marked this Sunday. [Read More]
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Ogdensburg Zonta Club members recently delivered homemade cookies to the Claxton-Hepburn Emergency Department and the Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad. The treats were a 'thank you' to both agencies for helping victims of violence. Here, Zonta Past President Paula Jacques, right, delivers cookies to CHMC, and nurse Shayna accepts. From Nov. 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to Dec. 10, Human Rights Day, Zonta focuses on activism to end violence against women and girls around the world.  ... [Read More]
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#InternationalEducationDay This event will examine and celebrate the role that international education plays in creating a more peaceful, just, and equitable world using the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as the blueprint. [Read More]
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The 9th of December is the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (the "Genocide Convention"). [Read More]
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Co-organized by the Permanent Mission of Armenia, the President of the General Assembly and the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect. [Read More]
69th Anniversary of the Genocide Convention and the International Day of the Victims of Genocide hosted by the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention. [Read More]
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Annual commemoration of the 2016 International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda (7 April). Organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI), in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Rwanda. [Read More]
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Annual commemoration of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, during which Hutu and others who opposed the genocide were also killed. [Read More]
In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly established 9 December as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. The 9th of December is the anniversary of... [Read More]
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In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly established 9 December as the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. The 9th of December is the anniversary of... [Read More]
The Lerner Center's Monday Mile program was featured on the CDC website on International Day of Persons with Disabilities... [Read More]
Northern Essex Community College will host an "International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls," on Thursday, Dec. 6, with guest speaker Isa Woldeguiorguis. [Read More]
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Last week, Marc Lamont Hill, academic, activist and media personality, addressed the United Nations at its commemoration of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. Hill's speech was a bold call because it countered U.S.-led orthodoxy clinging to a two-state solution despite a one-state reality in which Palestinians are neither sovereigns of their own state nor citizens of Israel. Hill's closing words, imploring international actors to support Palestinian freedom "from the river to the sea," effectively demanded the dismantlement of an apartheid regime and the establishment of a binational state. [Read More]
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On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Monday, Intel revealed the Wheelie 7 kit, technology that allows motorized wheelchairs to be driven with facial expressions. [Read More]
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As another International Day of Persons with Disabilities goes by (December 3), Neha Arora tells us how she was drawn to her mission to make travel accessible for the disabled... [Read More]
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MUMBAI—Shah Rukh Khan, who recently attended the send-off for the Indian Contingent at Asian Para Games 2018, has further extended his support to the para-athletes along with Deepa Malik. The... [Read More]
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The theme for this year's International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is "Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality". This theme focuses on the empowering persons with disabilities for the inclusive... [Read More]
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Observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on the theme 'Together for a better world for all: Including persons with disabilities in development'... [Read More]
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