The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was observed 10/17 with the theme of "Ending the Violence of Extreme Poverty." The UN encouraged a #EndPoverty social media campaign to stimulate conversation around the topic. Image from the UN of young children in Hyderabad, #India
Thursday 3 December, 2015 To coincide with today's UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD) the Department for International Development (DFID) is publishing its revised 'Disability Framework' – first developed a year ago today. Motivation alongside the international development community welcomes this revised framework as it moves DFID a step closer towards realising its ambition to ensure that all of its development programme
UN: 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.
Having success elevating the Caribbean will mean more joy (happiness) for the stakeholders (residents and visitors alike) of the tropical sunshine. It would also mean softening the pain of day-to-day life, for “in every life, a little rain must fall”. “Joy, Pain, Sunshine and Rain” – this sounds familiar because it is also the title and chorus of a popular Rhythm & Blues song by the Grammy Award winning band Frankie Beverly & Maze. This blog links this to the UN's International Day of…
UN International Day of Peace will be held on September 21, 2015. How convenient, that it will be during the month of Feast of Trumpets, 3 days before The Day of Atonement, before Sukkot, during the month that the Shemitah ends, beginning the 120th Jubilee year all while having the last blood moon of the tetrad!
The UN theme for International Women's Day 2013 is "A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women," while International Women's Day 2013 has declared the year's theme as The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum.
International Day of Peace (Sept. 21) - "Anyone, anywhere can celebrate Peace Day. It can be as simple as lighting a candle at noon, or just sitting in silent meditation. Or it can involve getting your co-workers, organization, community or government engaged in a large event. The impact if millions of people in all parts of the world, coming together for one day of peace, is immense."
Celebrate the UN's International Day of the Girl! - Educate girls; change the world; and increase the divorce rate? ..no longer. A recent study shows that married couples with the same education levels are less likely to divorce than marriages where the man has more education than his wife. http://www.livescience.com/47035-educated-women-marriage-divorce-rates.html