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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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WORLD AIDS DAY: Salesian Missions highlights programs that provide medical and other critical HIV/AIDS services

By at December 1, 2018 | 6:00 am

WORLD AIDS DAY: Salesian Missions highlights programs that provide medical and other critical HIV/AIDS services

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins UNAIDS, the United Nations’ AIDS organization, and many other organizations around the globe in highlighting World AIDS Day 2018 celebrated each year on December 1. The day is held to honor AIDS victims and focuses on prevention and treatment issues surrounding HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and AIDS (acquired immune more...

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UNIVERSAL CHILDREN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights educational programs for marginalized youth

By at November 20, 2018 | 7:00 am

UNIVERSAL CHILDREN’S DAY: Salesian Missions highlights educational programs for marginalized youth

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in recognizing Universal Children’s Day. Celebrated each year on November 20, the day was established in 1954 to promote international togetherness and awareness on children’s issues worldwide. It also marks the day on which the Declaration of the Rights of the Child more...

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WORLD TOILET DAY: Salesian Missions highlights water, sanitation projects

By at November 19, 2018 | 8:01 am

WORLD TOILET DAY: Salesian Missions highlights water, sanitation projects

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and the international community in celebrating World Toilet Day. Celebrated each year on Nov. 19, the day brings the world’s attention to the global needs of sanitation and marks the founding of the World Toilet Organization which started on Nov. 19, 2001. The inaugural World Toilet Summit was held on the more...

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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY: Salesian Missions highlights educational and human rights initiatives that help break the cycle of poverty

By at October 17, 2018 | 9:02 am

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY: Salesian Missions highlights educational and human rights initiatives that help break the cycle of poverty

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins with the United Nations and many organizations around the globe in honoring the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty held on Oct. 17 each year. This year also marks the 70th anniversary of the proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The UN notes that, “It is important to recall the fundamental more...

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WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions highlights programs that invest in food security and agriculture production

By at October 15, 2018 | 12:58 pm

WORLD FOOD DAY: Salesian Missions highlights programs that invest in food security and agriculture production

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and other organizations around the globe in honoring World Food Day. Celebrated each year on Oct. 16, the day was established to bring attention to the plight of the world’s hungry and undernourished while providing an opportunity for a deeper understanding of more...

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GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY: Salesian Missions highlights importance of soap donations and hygiene education for good health in Salesian programs

By at October 15, 2018 | 12:41 pm

GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY: Salesian Missions highlights importance of soap donations and hygiene education for good health in Salesian programs

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the international community in celebrating Global Handwashing Day 2018. The day, organized by the Global Handwashing Partnership, is celebrated each year on Oct. 15 and is dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance of hand washing with soap, the most effective and affordable way to prevent diarrhea and pneumonia. This more...

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