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WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missions highlights educational and social programs that combat child labor

By at June 11, 2018 | 8:14 am

WORLD DAY AGAINST CHILD LABOR: Salesian Missions highlights educational and social programs that combat child labor

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the International Labor Organization and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Day Against Child Labor. Launched in 2002, the day focuses attention on the global extent of child labor and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. Each year on June 12, the United Nations, governments, employers' and workers' more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights social development programs that aid poor youth and their families

By at May 11, 2018 | 8:47 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights social development programs that aid poor youth and their families

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the international community in celebrating the International Day of Families celebrated each year on May 15. The day is organized by the International Federation for Family Development, in partnership with SOS Children’s Villages International, and the collaboration of UNICEF and the Division for Social Policy and Development more...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions highlights rehabilitation, social programs

By at April 12, 2018 | 5:50 am

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions highlights rehabilitation, social programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions stands with the United Nations (UN) and organizations around the globe in highlighting the plight of children on the International Day for Street Children. The day provides organizations and the millions of street children in countries worldwide an opportunity to have their voices heard and ensures that their rights are not more...

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WORLD HEALTH DAY: Salesian Missions highlights medical clinics, programs that ensure poor youth access to health care

By at April 7, 2018 | 5:44 am

WORLD HEALTH DAY: Salesian Missions highlights medical clinics, programs that ensure poor youth access to health care

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the World Health Organization (WHO) and other international organizations in honoring World Health Day. In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly, which designated the day to mark the WHO’s founding. The first World Health Day was held in 1950, and every year since on April 7. The day is an opportunity to draw more...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR SPORT DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE: Salesian Missions highlights socio-sports programs

By at April 6, 2018 | 2:13 pm

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR SPORT DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE: Salesian Missions highlights socio-sports programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations (UN) and other international organizations in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which is celebrated each year on April 6. The UN General Assembly designated the day in 2013 and it has been celebrated each year since 2014. The adoption of this day signifies the increasing more...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS: Salesian Missions is proud to highlight Salesian programs that empower youth, bringing them a sense of well-being and happiness

By at March 20, 2018 | 9:00 am

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS: Salesian Missions is proud to highlight Salesian programs that empower youth, bringing them a sense of well-being and happiness

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins with the United Nations and organizations around the globe in celebrating International Day of Happiness. In 2011, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution that recognized happiness as a “fundamental human goal” and called for “a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes the more...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights health, education programs that empower girls and young women

By at March 8, 2018 | 10:55 am

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights health, education programs that empower girls and young women

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and its international partners in celebrating International Women’s Day, celebrated each year on March 8. The day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women around the globe while focusing the world’s attention on areas requiring further action. Each year, International Women’s more...

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COLOMBIA: Salesian Missions highlights work with former child soldiers on International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers

By at February 12, 2018 | 8:29 am

COLOMBIA: Salesian Missions highlights work with former child soldiers on International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and international organizations around the globe in honoring International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers. The day was started when the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict entered into force on February 12, 2002. This protocol was more...

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HAITI: Salesian missionaries reflect back on loss of life and rebuilding efforts, marking 8 years since earthquake

By at January 23, 2018 | 12:21 pm

HAITI: Salesian missionaries reflect back on loss of life and rebuilding efforts, marking 8 years since earthquake

(MissionNewswire) On Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, exactly eight years after the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, Salesian missionaries held Catholic Mass and a ceremony at the Salesian-run National School of Arts and Crafts (ENAM) in Port-au-Prince. The ceremony, presided by Father Morachel Bonhomme, vicar of the vice province of Haiti, drew a large number of more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian missionaries offers more than 1,000 vocational, technical, professional and agricultural schools and programs around the globe

By at January 17, 2018 | 12:08 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian missionaries offers more than 1,000 vocational, technical, professional and agricultural schools and programs around the globe

(MissionNewswire) The Salesians of Don Bosco is widely considered the largest private provider of vocational and technical training in the world. Programs focus on helping vulnerable youth in some of the poorest places on the planet by providing access to educational opportunities that match the local workforce development needs. At the start of 2017, the International more...

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