International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

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The United Nations commemorates September 26 as the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. This Day provides an occasion for the world community to reaffirm its commitment to global nuclear disarmament as a priority. It provides an opportunity to educate the public - and their leaders - about the real benefits of eliminating such weapons, and the social and economic costs of perpetuating them.

World Teachers’ Day

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Held annually on 5 October since 1994, World Teachers’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. This Recommendation sets benchmarks regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers and standards for their initial preparation and further education, recruitment, employment, and teaching and learning conditions.

War Abolition 201: Building the Alternative Global Security System

Online Course

War Abolition 201 is a six-week online course (Oct. 10-Nov. 20, 2022) providing participants an opportunity to learn from, dialogue with, and strategize for change with World BEYOND War experts, peer activists, and changemakers from around the world.

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Peace and Justice Studies Association Annual Conference

University of Mount Union 1972 Clark Avenue, Alliance, OH

The Peace and Justice Studies Association Annual Conference will take place October 13-16, 2022 exploring the theme of "the vocation of the peacemaker."

International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust

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United Nations General Assembly Resolution 60/7 that established the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme, also designated 27 January as an annual International Day of Commemoration in memory of the …

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World Environment Day

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Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and held annually on 5 June since 1973, World Environment Day is the largest global platform for environmental public outreach and is celebrated by millions of people across the world. 

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

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The UN proclaims June 19 of each year the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, in order to raise awareness of the need to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence, to honour the victims and survivors of sexual violence around the world, and to pay tribute to all those who have courageously devoted their lives to and lost their lives in standing up for the eradication of these crimes.

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