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International Human Solidarity Day

The International Human Solidarity Day is an international observance as per the resolution 60/209 adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 22nd December 2005. Earlier under resolution 57/265 on 20th December 2002, the United Nations General Assembly had established the World Solidarity Fund as a trust fund of the United Nations Development Programme. Hence, ..

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International Migrants Day 2019

The International Migrants Day is observed every year on the 18th December as an international observance under the resolution A/RES/55/93 passed by the United Nations General Assembly on 4th December 2000. The date was chosen as on 18th December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights ..

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International Universal Health Coverage Day 2019

The International Universal Health Coverage Day is an international observance as per the United Nations resolution 72/138. The day was first observed in 2017 with the objective that everyone, everywhere around the world should have access to quality and affordable health care. On 12th December 2012, the UN General Assembly unanimously endorsed a resolution urging ..

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International Day of Neutrality

The International Day of Neutrality is an international observance as per the official declaration of the United Nations General Assembly resolution adopted on 2nd February 2017 and was first observed on 12th December 2017. A neutral country is a sovereign state that abstains itself from participation in war as per international law. The rights and ..

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International Mountain Day 2019

The International Mountain Day was adopted in 1992 as a part of the action plan Agenda 21 of the conference on Environment and Development. In 2002, the United Nations declared the year as United Nations International Year of Mountains, following which to further increase the attention to the importance of mountains among the people across ..

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