Tag: War

Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare, 29 April | United Nations

  On the 29th April 1997 the United Nations Chemical Weapons Convention entered into force, with the object to “exclude completely the possibility of the use of chemical weapons” (Preamble). The 29th April is now observed by the United Nations every year as a Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare.   In… Continue Reading Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare, 29 April | United Nations

International Mine Awareness Day, 4 April | United Nations

  The 4th April is International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, a day observed every year by the United Nations to honour and promote the essential work of demining and mine-risk education in development and peace building.   The theme for International Mine Awareness Day 2017 is “Needs driven. People centred,” acknowledging that… Continue Reading International Mine Awareness Day, 4 April | United Nations

Remember to think of those who won’t be celebrating this Christmas

As we approach Christmas, let’s not forget those around the world who are the victims or war and violence, and pray for them.   To give to those who are suffering or have less this Christmas, please visit Caritas Australia’s website: http://www.caritas.org.au/.   “We are close to Christmas: there will be lights, there will be parties,… Continue Reading Remember to think of those who won’t be celebrating this Christmas

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