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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL: Salesian Missions highlights programs around the globe that empower girls through education

By at October 11, 2018 | 5:25 am

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL: Salesian Missions highlights programs around the globe that empower girls through education

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the international community in honoring International Day of the Girl. The first ever International Day of the Girl was recognized on Oct. 11, 2012 and was established to promote equal treatment and opportunities for girls. The day is an acknowledgment by the world that there is a disparity in the way the rights of girls and boys more...

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WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: Salesian Missions highlights initiatives that support and train teachers around the globe

By at October 5, 2018 | 6:49 am

WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: Salesian Missions highlights initiatives that support and train teachers around the globe

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and many organizations around the globe in celebrating World Teachers’ Day. The day honors the vital role that teachers play in the lives of their students. Since 1994, World Teachers’ Day has been held annually on Oct. 5 and commemorates the more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights literacy and educational initiatives for poor and at-risk youth on International Literacy Day

By at September 8, 2018 | 7:00 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights literacy and educational initiatives for poor and at-risk youth on International Literacy Day

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and international organizations around the globe in celebrating International Literacy Day. Celebrated each year on Sept 8, the day was launched in 1967 to “remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights and to more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights educational and social programs for poor youth on International Day of Charity

By at September 5, 2018 | 9:00 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights educational and social programs for poor youth on International Day of Charity

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and international organizations around the globe in honoring the International Day of Charity celebrated each year on Sept. 5. The date was chosen by the General Assembly of the United Nations to commemorate the anniversary of the passing of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. She received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 more...

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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Salesian youth centers and social programs highlighted on International Youth Day 2018

By at August 12, 2018 | 9:44 am

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY: Salesian youth centers and social programs highlighted on International Youth Day 2018

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and international organizations around the globe in honoring International Youth Day. Celebrated each year on Aug. 12, International Youth Day was established by the United Nations to raise awareness of issues affecting young people around the world. The theme of International Youth Day 2018 is “Safe more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs for victims of human trafficking on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

By at July 27, 2018 | 2:30 pm

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights programs for victims of human trafficking on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and organizations around the globe in honoring World Day against Trafficking in Persons. In 2013, UN member states adopted a resolution that designated July 30 as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. The day aims to “raise awareness of the situation of victims of more...

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GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights life-changing technical and vocational training programs on World Youth Skills Day 2018

By at July 15, 2018 | 8:00 am

GLOBAL: Salesian Missions highlights life-changing technical and vocational training programs on World Youth Skills Day 2018

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other international organizations in celebrating World Youth Skills Day which has been celebrated on July 15 every year since 2014. The UN designated the day to bring greater awareness to the importance of technical and vocational education and training as well as the development of skills relevant to both more...

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WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions highlights programs that provide technical skills training and social programs for refugees

By at June 20, 2018 | 9:00 am

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: Salesian Missions highlights programs that provide technical skills training and social programs for refugees

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions stands with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and other international organizations in honoring World Refugee Day, held each year since 2001 on June 20.  The day, coordinated by UNHCR, honors the plight of millions of refugees and internally displaced people who have been forced to flee their homes. UNHCR has noted that a more...

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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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