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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions highlights rehabilitation and social programs impacting street youth around the globe

By at April 12, 2019 | 6:58 am

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR STREET CHILDREN: Salesian Missions highlights rehabilitation and social programs impacting street youth around the globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins 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 while ensuring that their rights are not more...

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

By at April 7, 2019 | 6:59 am

WORLD HEALTH DAY: Salesian Missions highlights medical programs and clinics that ensure poor youth have 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 and designated the day to mark the WHO’s founding. The first World Health Day was held in 1950 and every year since, has been celebrated on April 7, serving as an more...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE: Salesian Missions highlights sports programs that help youth build confidence and teamworking skills

By at April 6, 2019 | 6:47 am

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE: Salesian Missions highlights sports programs that help youth build confidence and teamworking skills

(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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WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” ensures youth around the globe have access to clean, safe water

By at March 22, 2019 | 6:43 am

WORLD WATER DAY: Salesian Missions “Clean Water Initiative” ensures youth around the globe have access to clean, safe water

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UN-Water, the organization that coordinates the United Nations’ work on water and sanitation, and the international community in celebrating World Water Day. Every year since 1993, the international community has celebrated World Water Day on March 22. The day focuses attention on the importance of safe, clean water while more...

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

By at March 20, 2019 | 6:32 am

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

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins 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 happiness and well-being of all more...

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights educational and social programs around the globe that empower girls and young women

By at March 8, 2019 | 6:40 am

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights educational and social programs around the globe that empower girls and young women

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and the international community 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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INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST THE USE OF CHILD SOLDIERS: Salesian Missions highlights programs around the globe offering education and psycho-social support to former child soldiers

By at February 11, 2019 | 12:31 pm

INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST THE USE OF CHILD SOLDIERS: Salesian Missions highlights programs around the globe offering education and psycho-social support to former child soldiers

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and the international community in honoring Red Hand Day, also known as the 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. more...

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INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY: Salesian Missions highlights social and educational programs assisting young migrants

By at December 18, 2018 | 6:16 am

INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY: Salesian Missions highlights social and educational programs assisting young migrants

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the International Organization for Migration and organizations around the globe in honoring International Migrants Day. Each year, International Migrants Day is held on Dec. 18 to recognize the efforts, contributions and rights of migrants worldwide. On Dec. 4, 2000, the UN General Assembly, taking into account the large and more...

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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Salesian Missions highlights educational initiatives and child rights education on Human Rights Day

By at December 10, 2018 | 7:33 am

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: Salesian Missions highlights educational initiatives and child rights education on Human Rights Day

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in honoring Human Rights Day, celebrated each year on Dec. 10. Human Rights Day commemorates the day in 1948 when the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration more...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: Salesian Missions highlights programs that promote inclusivity

By at December 3, 2018 | 5:43 am

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: Salesian Missions highlights programs that promote inclusivity

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations in honoring International Day of People with Disabilities. Since its inception in 1945, the United Nations has outlined and reiterated its commitment to calling for the creation of inclusive, accessible and sustainable societies and communities. In 1981, the United Nations proclaimed Dec. 3 as a recognized day more...

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