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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

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100-Day Countdown to the UN International Day of Peace | Summer of Peace

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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.

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It's the UN's International Day of Happiness on March 20, and that calls for a visit to some of the world's happiest countries.

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End Slavery Now campaign

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International Day for Abolition of Slavery - 2 December

Aug 23 - UN International Day for the remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

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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…

Photography expert Scott Kelby contributes to the UN's International Day of Happiness with a project of his own: sharing pictures and stories of... #dayofhappiness #actionforhappiness

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UN International Day of Persons With Disabilities // Disability, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Spoonie Life!

UN International Day of Persons With Disabilities // Disability, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Spoonie Life!

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A domestic worker washes clothes by hand in New Delhi, India. Photo: ILO/B. Patel

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!

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The UN theme for International Women's Day 2013 is "A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women,"[17] while International Women's Day 2013 has declared the year's theme as The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum.

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On the UN's International Day of the Girl, we celebrate girls like Chloe, who have struggled to find love and acceptance. #dayofthegirl

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The Ultimate Best Friends Bucket List

Paso tiempo con diep porque él es mi mejor amigo también porque nos preocupamos por tanto unos de otros , él es como un hermano de otra madre .

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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."

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Educate Girls, Change the World: International Day of the Girl Child

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