Here's a great story for kids. A day-in-the-life of a boy from Brazil as he goes to school. Would make a great teaching resource!

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International Day of Peace : Sept 21 ... students write prayers, poems, haikus for peace in our communities on the pinwheels they create...

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October 17 is World Poverty Day, or more formally, The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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Pharrell Williams celebrates the 2015 International Day of Happiness with a visit to Google for a Q&A with Lynn Hirschberg, a lighting ceremony at the Empire State Building, and a trip to the United Nations to speak to students with climate experts Sylvia Earle and Philippe Cousteau to discuss creating a happy planet through Climate Action. The International Day of Happiness is celebrated each year on March 20th, in partnership with the UN Foundation for a healthy, happy planet.

A to Z of Brain Imaging. An international Day of Radiology special event by Radiopaedia.org and RANZCR. Can you solve all 26 cases?

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Two happy students from the Kulturama School of Performing Arts in Stockholm pose for a picture during Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's visit to their school. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

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Students of all ages celebrated the International Day of Peace last month by installing Pinwheels for Peace in Jones Bowl.

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The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on 2 October, the birthday of Mohandas Gandhi. This day is referred to in India as Gandhi Jayanti. In January 2004, Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi had taken a proposal for an International Day of Non-Violence from a Hindi teacher in Paris teaching international students to the World Social Forum in Bombay. The idea gradually attracted the interest of some leaders of India's Congress Party ("Ahimsa Finds Teen Voice", The Telegraph…

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