National Child Day

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Today, November 20th, is National Child Day in Canada! What is National Child Day? National Child Day is celebrated on November 20th every year.  This day has been celebrated since 1993 to commemorate the United Nation’s adoption of 2 children’s rights documents: The United Nations Declaration of Rights of the Child The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the …

World Humanitarian Day 2020

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August 19 is World Humanitarian Day (WHD) where the world commemorates the real-life heroes who have committed their lives to helping others in the most extreme circumstances throughout the world. This year, World Humanitarian Day comes as the world continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic over recent months. COVID-19 has been the biggest challenge to humanitarian operations around the world. Therefore, …

International Friendship Day 2020

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The International Day of Friendship was launched in 2011 by the UN General Assembly with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities. On July 30, 2020, it is International Friendship Day, celebrate this year by appreciating your friends and reaching out during this difficult time. You can connect …