“In countries where people have to flee their homes because of persecution and violence, political solutions must be found, peace and tolerance restored, so that refugees can return home. In my experience, going home is the deepest wish of most refugees.”

– Angelina Jolie

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“Displaced societies are of value. Their issues are our issues”

– Cynthia Basinet

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World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

Million people around the world have been forced from home. Among them are nearly 22.5 million refugees. % Half of whom are under the age of 18. World Refugee Day, international observance observed June 20 each year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation...

“Land degradation, caused or exacerbated by climate change, is not only a danger to livelihoods, but also a threat to peace and stability.”

– Ban Ki-moon

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“All human beings are born with equal and inalienable rights, and have the right to age with dignity, respected by their families and communities, free of neglect, abuse and violence.”

– Ban Ki-moon

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“To those seniors, and especially elderly veterans like myself, I want to tell you this: You are not alone, and you having nothing to be ashamed of. If elder abuse happened to me, it can happen to anyone. I want you to know that you deserve better”

– Mickey Rooney

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World Day Against Child Labour

World Day Against Child Labour

More than 200 million children today are child labourers (year 2000). An estimated 120 million are engaged in hazardous work. 73 million of these children are below 10 years old. The World Day Against Child Labour is an International Labour Organization (ILO)...
World Environment Day

World Environment Day

Year of first observance Theme is "Only one Earth" Theme is "Connecting People to Nature" World Environment Day (WED) occurs on 5 June every year, is the United Nation’s principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the...
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