Tag: UN

Intl Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples_9th August

  United Nations (UN) PHOTO: The Bogotá Ministry of Health have sent a Muisca nurse to Suba, in the north of Bogotá, Colombia, to check on the local Muisca indigenous population. Worldwide, over 50% of indigenous adults over age 35 have type 2 diabetes. At the same time, tuberculosis continues to disproportionately affect indigenous peoples… Continue Reading Intl Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples_9th August

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons_30th July 2020

www.acrath.org.au PRAYER FOR 2020 WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS Dear Members and Supporters, this letter is from Louise Cleary csb, ACRATH President, and Christine Carolan, EO. July 9 2020   Dear ACRATH Members and Supporters,   Many of you, your congregations, dioceses, parishes or communities, already donate to ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in… Continue Reading World Day Against Trafficking in Persons_30th July 2020

Intl Day of UN Peacekeepers_Friday, 29th May 2020

  www.un.org International Day of UN Peacekeepers 29th May Background The General Assembly, in its resolution 57/129, designated 29 May as the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. This is the date when in 1948 the first UN peacekeeping mission named the “United Nations Truce Supervision Organization”, or UNTSO, began operations in Palestine. On this… Continue Reading Intl Day of UN Peacekeepers_Friday, 29th May 2020

International Day for Biological Diversity_22nd May 2020

  www.un.org The Orto Sole cooperative farm in Fiumicino and Torrimpietra, Italy, is located in a protected historical site made of sandy soils, which requires the optimization of the use of water resources in order to preserve soil structure and address the pitfall of weeds, pests and pathogens. The firm also adopts climate adaptation techniques,… Continue Reading International Day for Biological Diversity_22nd May 2020

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development_21st May 2020

  www.un.org Why does cultural diversity matter? Three-quarters of the world’s major conflicts have a cultural dimension. Bridging the gap between cultures is urgent and necessary for peace, stability and development. Cultural diversity is a driving force of development, not only with respect to economic growth, but also as a means of leading a more fulfilling intellectual, emotional, moral… Continue Reading World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development_21st May 2020

International Day of Living Together in Peace_16th May 2020

  www.un.org During the time of Apartheid in South Africa, when black people were denied their basic human and political rights, two youngsters of different races forge a connection in Cape Town. UN Photo (1982) Background Following the devastation of the Second World War, the United Nations was established to save succeeding generations from the… Continue Reading International Day of Living Together in Peace_16th May 2020

International Mother Earth Day_50th Anniversary_Wednesday, 22nd April 2020

World Mother Earth Day as a Time to Reflect (Eureka Street) As a GCCM Member Organization, your leadership lights a beacon of hope for Catholics everywhere.   Fifty years ago this week, millions of people around the world came together to kick off a new era in the protection of our common home. In 1970,… Continue Reading International Mother Earth Day_50th Anniversary_Wednesday, 22nd April 2020

Intl Day of Sport for Development and Peace_6th April 2020

2020 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace will encourage people to be active while experiencing containment measures,Encourage people to be active while experiencing containment measures,foster solidarity, community and team spirit and raise awareness about COVID-19.  UN Photo and Oceania National Olympic Committees/Kelsey LeFevour, Fan Xiao, Daniela Giménez, Alyson Calem-Sangiorgio   Sport and Physical Activity During COVID-19… Continue Reading Intl Day of Sport for Development and Peace_6th April 2020

Intl Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action_4th April 2020

Gaza school children attending interactive theater production featuring ERW Risk Education, International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, April 2016. Photo: UNMAS Palestine   The achievements of the mine action community show that, in working together, we can reach milestones once seen as impossible – a timely message for our efforts today… Continue Reading Intl Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action_4th April 2020

UN_International Decades

UN – International Decades   UNITED NATIONS 2010–2020 United Nations Decade for Deserts and the Fight against Desertification   (A/RES/62/195) 2011–2020 Third International Decade for the Eradication of Colonialism   (A/RES/65/119) United Nations Decade on Biodiversity   (A/RES/65/161) Decade of Action for Road Safety   (A/RES/64/255)  2014–2024 United Nations Decade of Sustainable Energy for All   (A/RES/67/215) 2018–2028 International Decade for… Continue Reading UN_International Decades

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