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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

30 July 2020

In 2013, Member States adopted resolution A/RES/68/192 and designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons.

International Day of Friendship

30 July 2020

The International Day of Friendship was proclaimed 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.

International Youth Day

12 August 2020

International Youth Day is an opportunity for governments and others to bring attention to youth issues worldwide.

World Humanitarian Day

19 August 2020

World Humanitarian Day, which takes place every year on 19 August, recognizes the aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and mobilizes people to advocate for humanitarian action.

International Literacy Day

8 September 2020

International Literacy Day is celebrated worldwide, bringing together governments, multi- and bilateral organizations, NGOs, private sectors, communities, teachers, learners and experts in the field.

International Day of Peace

21 September 2020

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September.

International Day of the Girl Child

11 October 2020

On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

United Nations Day

24 October 2020

UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter.

Zonta's 101st Birthday

8 November 2020

Zonta International was established on 8 November 1919. Happy 101st birthday, Zonta!

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

25 November - 10 December 2020

During the 16 Days of Activism, all Zonta clubs and districts are encouraged to take part in the Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women campaign.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

25 November 2020

In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem on that day.

Human Rights Day

10 December 2020

Human Rights Day commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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