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19 August 2020 - 19 August 2020

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World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work.

Today, millions of people around the world are affected by crises and need humanitarian assistance. Women and girls face especially difficult challenges in these situations. The risk of violence escalates, and their access to health care declines. More than half of all maternal deaths are believed to occur in fragile states and humanitarian settings. 

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12 August 2020 - 12 August 2020

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World Youth Day

12 August was designated as International Youth Day by the UN General Assembly in 1999. It is an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in promoting human rights and development. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges and hardships facing the world’s youth. 

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18 July 2020 - 18 July 2020

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Nelson Mandela International Day

Nelson Mandela International Day 2020 marks 102 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela.

Nelson Mandela embodied the highest values of the United Nations. His example of courage and compassion continue to inspire the world.

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