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International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture  is held annually on 26 June to speak out against the crime of torture and to honor and support victims and survivors throughout the world. This is a day on which we pay our respects to those who have endured the unimaginable. This is

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Day of the Seafarer / International Maritime Organization

The purpose of the Seafarer  day is to give thanks to seafarers for their contribution to the world economy and the civil society; and for the risks and personal costs they bear while on their jobs. In 2010, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), decided to designate June 25th as the International Day of the Seafarer

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United Nations Public Service Day

The UN General Assembly, in its resolution, designated 23 June as Public Service Day. Its celebrated around the world. The UN Public Service Day aims to celebrate the value and virtue of public service to the community; highlight the contribution of public service in the development process; recognize the work of public servants, and encourage

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World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day, international observance observed June 20th each year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world. On 4 December 2000, the United Nations General Assembly in Resolution 55/76 decided that, from 2001, 20 June would be celebrated as World Refugee Day. In this resolution, the General Assembly noted that 2001 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention

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Sunday Father’s Day

Father’s Day is observed on the third Sunday of June. It honors all fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers, and father figures for their contribution. It was created to complement Mother’s Day. It is not a federal holiday. So, Businesses will be open or closed based on the day of the week, Sunday. It is celebrated through cards,

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Anti-tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed around the world every year on May 31. It is observed  to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the globe. The day is further intended to draw attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to negative health effects, which currently lead to nearly

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World Hunger Day

World Hunger Day is an annual celebrates sustainable solutions to ending extreme hunger and poverty. With a key focus on genuine partnership, it seeks to highlight the positive actions taken by those existing on less than £1 ($1.50) per day, to end their own hunger. World Hunger Day – 20,000 people die from poverty every single day

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World Red Cross Day

World Red Cross Red Crescent Day is celebrated on 8 May each year. This date is the anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant (born 8 May 1828), the founder of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize. World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International

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World Midwives Day

International Day of the Midwife was first celebrated May 5, 1991, and has since been observed in over 50 nations around the world using the theme “Towards safe birth for all by the year 2000”.   The day was established to be celebrated on annual basis to fulfill the demand of following theme “The World Needs Midwives Now

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a day for many people to show their appreciation towards mothers and mother figures worldwide. Early Mother’s Day celebrations can be dated back to the spring celebrations to honor Rhea, the Mother of the Gods, in ancient Greek civilization, according to some sources. Later, Mothering Sunday in the United Kingdom was traditionally a day

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