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Yad Vashem and The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme International Poster Competition 2017-18

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INTERNATIONAL DAYS

21 September 2017
International Day of Peace

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. Read More...

26 September 2017
International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Achieving global nuclear disarmament is one of the oldest goals of the United Nations.  It was the subject of the General Assembly’s first resolution in 1946. After general and complete disarmament first came onto the General Assembly’s agenda in 1959, nuclear disarmament has remained the most important and urgent objective of the United Nations in this field.  Since 1975, it has been a prominent theme of the review conferences of States parties to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. In 1978, the General Assembly’s first Special Session on disarmament reaffirmed that effective measures for nuclear disarmament have the highest priority. And it has been supported by every United Nations Secretary-General. Read More...

27 September 2017
World Tourism Day

Over the past six decades, tourism has experienced continued expansion and diversification, and it has become one of the fastest growing and most important economic sectors in the world, benefiting destinations and communities worldwide. International tourist arrivals worldwide have grown from 25 million in 1950 to nearly 1.2 billion in 2015. Similarly, international tourism revenues earned by destinations around the world have grown from 2 billion US dollars in 1950 to 1260 trillion in 2015. The sector represents an estimated 10% of the world’s GDP and 1 in 10 jobs globally. Read More...

28 September 2017
World Rabies Day

World Rabies Day is the first and only global day of action and awareness for rabies prevention. It is an opportunity to  unite as a community and for individuals, NGOs and governments to connect and share their work. Created and coordinated annually by GARC, World Rabies Day, September 28th, focuses on rabies endemic countries, to increase community awareness of the disease and its prevention. World Rabies Day also raises the profile of national and local control programmes and acts as a springboard for year-round capacity building and awareness. Read More...

28 September 2017
World Maritime Day

"Connecting Ships, Ports and People" has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2017. The theme was chosen to provide an opportunity to focus on the many diverse actors involved in the shipping and logistics areas. Read More...

Video

  • Bridging the gender divide in education – Safeena Husain

  • Maturkham’s Lady Tarzan – Jamuna Tudu

  • Transcending adversity to make history – Arunima Sinha

  • India’s first woman firefighter – Harshini Kanhekar

  • Making air taxies out of jet planes – Kanika Tekriwal

  • Rising from trauma – Laxmi Agarwal

  • Saving thousands of lives daily – Subasini Mistry

  • Mhasvad’s doctor madam – Sunita Kamble

  • A beacon of hope for the underprivileged – Shima Modak

  • Lifesaver device designed by a mom – Rajlakshmi Borthakur

  • Hatching a thousand enterprises – Kamal Kumbhar