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November 2017

First U.S. Drone Strike in 2001 (Afghanistan)

November 14, 2017

International Day of Tolerance

November 16, 2017

From the UN Website: "The United Nations promotes tolerance as a matter of its fundamental identity.  When tolerance is upheld, we encourage the world to emulate those fine examples. When tolerance is threatened, we must speak out." — UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon The United Nations is committed to strengthening tolerance by fostering mutual understanding among cultures and peoples. This imperative lies at the core of the United Nations Charter, as well as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and is…

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Universal Children’s Day

November 20, 2017

From the UN Website: "United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20th each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare. November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It is also the date in 1989 when the UN General assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the…

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Thanksgiving Day

November 23, 2017

One Year Anniversary of the Revised Peace Deal Signed Between the Colombian Government and FARC

November 24, 2017

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 25, 2017

From the UN website: "Violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, public health pandemic and serious obstacle to sustainable development. It imposes large-scale costs on families, communities and economies. The world cannot afford to pay this price." — Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General Why This International Day? Violence against women is a human rights violation. Violence against women is a consequence of discrimination against women, in law and also in practice, and of persisting inequalities between men and…

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International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

November 29, 2017

From the UN Website: In 1977, the General Assembly called for the annual observance of 29 November as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (resolution 32/40 B). On that day, in 1947, the Assembly adopted the resolution on the partition of Palestine (resolution 181 (II)) In resolution 60/37 of 1 December 2005, the Assembly requested the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People and the Division for Palestinian Rights, as part of…

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December 2017

World AIDS Day

December 1, 2017

"The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted with a promise to leave no one behind. Nowhere is this more important than in tackling AIDS. Supporting young, vulnerable and marginalized people will change the course of the epidemic." — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

December 2, 2017

From the UN Website: "The UN Voluntary Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery helps restore the human rights and dignity of thousands of victims and their families by awarding grants to projects providing rehabilitation services. I urge Member States, businesses, private foundation and other donors to increase their contributions. Together, we can accelerate our efforts and rid the world of this heinous practice." Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon A domestic worker washes clothes by hand in New Delhi, India. Photo: ILO/B. Patel…

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International Day for Economic and Social Development

December 5, 2017
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