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December 10th Shines Blue for Human Rights Day
2 months ago

December 10th Shines Blue for Human Rights Day

December 10th shines blue for International Human Rights Day. The observance is held annually across the globe to mark the day in 1948 that the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year’s theme is “Youth Standing Up for Human Rights” -- chosen by the United Nations High Commissioner for [...]
16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence
2 years ago

16 Days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is a campaign that aims to raise public awareness and mobilize people everywhere to bring about change. The campaign runs from November 25th (International Day for the Elimination pf Violence Against Women and Girls) to December 10th (Human Rights Day). The theme of the 2017 campaign is [...]
Curtain Up for UN Week and Social Good
2 years ago

Curtain Up for UN Week and Social Good

The Curtain goes up on the world stage today as UN Week and The Social Good Summit begin. During the week of September 17, world leaders will gather in New York for the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly to foster dialogue and action on the world’s most pressing challenges. Poverty, gender equality, global [...]
Wednesday is World Press Freedom Day
3 years ago

Wednesday is World Press Freedom Day

Wednesday May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day. Each year since 1994 when the UN proclaimed the official day, the world celebrates the freedom of the press.

“On World …
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