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August 2020

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

9th August 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 9 of August, repeating indefinitely

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Every year the 9 August is commemorated as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The day is celebrated with special events around the world.

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October 2020

World Mental Health Day – 10 October

10th October 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 10 of October, repeating indefinitely

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UN Observance: World Mental Health Day - 10 October  

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

17th October 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of October, repeating indefinitely

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A designated day to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries.

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December 2020

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

2nd December 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 2 of December, repeating indefinitely

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The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery focuses on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery, such as trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, the worst forms of child labour, forced marriage, and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict.

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International Human Rights Day

10th December 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 10 of December, repeating indefinitely

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In 2018 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70 #standup4humanrights Watch Scottish Human Rights Commission's #AllOurRights10 videos on Youtube Stories of progress on human rights in Scotland, marking ten years of the Scottish Human Rights Commission. Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe…

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International Migrants Day

18th December 2020
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 18 of December, repeating indefinitely

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UN Observances: International Migrants Day 18th December

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March 2021

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2021
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 21 of March, repeating indefinitely

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UN Observance: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 21 March

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International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

March 25, 2021
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 25 of March, repeating indefinitely

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UN Observance: International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

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July 2021

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 30, 2021
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 30 of July, repeating indefinitely

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A day dedicated to raising awareness of human trafficking. Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. The International Labour Organization estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally. While it is not known how many of these victims were trafficked, the estimate implies that currently, there are millions of trafficking in persons victims in the world.

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August 2021

International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

August 9, 2021
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 9 of August, repeating indefinitely

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Every year the 9 August is commemorated as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The day is celebrated with special events around the world.

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October 2021

World Mental Health Day – 10 October

October 10, 2021
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 10 of October, repeating indefinitely

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UN Observance: World Mental Health Day - 10 October  

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 17, 2021
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of October, repeating indefinitely

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A designated day to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries.

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December 2021

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

December 2, 2021
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 2 of December, repeating indefinitely

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The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery focuses on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery, such as trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, the worst forms of child labour, forced marriage, and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict.

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International Human Rights Day

December 10, 2021
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 10 of December, repeating indefinitely

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In 2018 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70 #standup4humanrights Watch Scottish Human Rights Commission's #AllOurRights10 videos on Youtube Stories of progress on human rights in Scotland, marking ten years of the Scottish Human Rights Commission. Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe…

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International Migrants Day

December 18, 2021
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 18 of December, repeating indefinitely

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UN Observances: International Migrants Day 18th December

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February 2022

World Day of Social Justice

February 20, 2022
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 20 of February, repeating indefinitely

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Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture, sexuality or disability.

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March 2022

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2022
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 21 of March, repeating indefinitely

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UN Observance: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 21 March

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International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

March 25, 2022
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 25 of March, repeating indefinitely

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UN Observance: International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

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July 2022

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 30, 2022
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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 30 of July, repeating indefinitely

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A day dedicated to raising awareness of human trafficking. Human trafficking is a crime that exploits women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labour and sex. The International Labour Organization estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally. While it is not known how many of these victims were trafficked, the estimate implies that currently, there are millions of trafficking in persons victims in the world.

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