On 26 November 2007, the General Assembly of the United Nations declared that, starting from 2008, 20 February will be celebrated annually as the World Day of Social Justice. It… Read More »World Day of Social Justice
As the United Nations' website explains: Languages, with their complex implications for identity, communication, social integration, education and development, are of strategic importance for people and planet. Yet, due to… Read More »International Mother Language Day
Today is the beginning of Lent, and so Caritas Australia's Project Compassion campaign for the year also begins. This year the theme is Go Further Together. Resources for schools can… Read More »Ash Wednesday
Zero Discrimination Day is an opportunity to promote everyone’s right to live a dignified life free from discrimination regardless of their age, gender, sexuality, nationality, ethnicity, skin color, height, weight,… Read More »Zero Discrimination Day
Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day is sometimes known as ‘Bikini’ Day because it marks the anniversary of the US ‘Bravo’ nuclear bomb detonation at Bikini Atoll in 1954. The… Read More »Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day
Find our more about the Treaty here. The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) provides advocacy tools for campaigners, including multimedia resources, ICBL statements, partner resources, and the Landmine Monitor,… Read More »1999: International Treaty to Ban Landmines enters into force.