This day is designated to celebrate the day on which the global organization of parliaments, the Inter-Parliamentary Union, was established. It celebrates the manners in which parliaments benefit the lives… Continue Reading »

UN Public Service Day

The UN has designated this day to celebrate the value of public service in communities and recognizes the contributions of public servants in the development process.

The UN recognizes this international day to draw attention to the experiences of widows and garner support for them and their children. Widows may experience a long-terms struggle for basic… Continue Reading »

World Refugee Day

This World Day calls on people worldwide to recognize the strength, courage, and resilience of millions of refugees. Today, support the work that the UN Refugee Agency is doing to… Continue Reading »


Juneteenth is an American holiday commemorating the end of slavery. Despite the abolition of slavery over 150 years ago in the United Staes, there are still civil and human rights… Continue Reading »

World Elder Abuse Day

The United Nations designated this World Day to bring attention to the high rates of abuse experienced by older people, especially those living in institutions. Elder abuse is a global… Continue Reading »

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