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The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed every year on October 17 to recognize the struggles of the impoverished and to make their voices heard by governments and ordinary citizens. The 2018 theme is “Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and ..
Topics: Crime prevention • Dignity • Extreme poverty • Human behavior • Human rights • Human rights and development • Human rights in East Asia • Human rights instruments • Poverty • Poverty reduction • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The International Day of Peace is observed every year on 21 September to strengthen the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to ..
Topics: Concepts • Culture of Peace • Ethics • Human rights and development • Human Rights Day • International Day of Peace • Nonviolence • Peace • United Nations General Assembly resolutions • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The International Conference on Human Rights in South Asia has started in Kathmandu, Nepal on April 9, 2018. The 3-day conference is organized by the National Human Rights Commission of Nepal with theme “Identifying Challenges, Assessing Progress, Moving Forward: Addressing Impunity and Realizing Human Rights in South Asia”. The representatives of Human Rights Commissions and ..
UN Women unveiled South Asia’s 1st virtual knowledge hub in India. What is UN Women? UN Women is a UN organization established in 2010 with the aim to promote for gender parity and women empowerment. What are the goals of UN Women? Major objectives of UN women are: § To help inter-governmental bodies, such as ..