World Humanitarian Day

August 19, 2015

  World Humanitarian Day is a day dedicated to celebrate and recognize humanitarian work around the globe. Initially established by the UN General Assembly in 2008, and [...]

Celebrating the Global Day of Parents

June 1, 2015

Introducing the Global Day of Parents, the United Nations states that “The Global Day provides an opportunity to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship [...]

World No Tobacco Day: Raising awareness against black tobacco

May 28, 2015

If you’re smoking right now, this means there’s a ten-percent chance of the following: either your cigarette has been legitimately manufactured in one nation and then smuggled into yours, or it has been illegitimately manufactured, often as a counterfeit item and often in a manner that doesn’t comply with health and safety legislation. [...]

World AIDS Day 2013

November 28, 2013

World AIDS Day, held every year on 1 December, is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV and AIDS. In this first of two blog posts dedicated to [...]