International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

International Volunteer Day (IVD) (originally and still known as International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development) (December 5) is an international observance designated by the United Nations since 1985. It offers an opportunity for volunteer...

Better Save Soil – English

Fertile soil forms the foundation of our modern societies. Although we should be doing everything we can to sustain it, when we look around us, we see a very different story. Both political initiatives and local actions are necessary to...

IVD Flash Mob 2012

On International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2012 we celebrated our commitment and hope for a better world. The main focus of IVD 2012 was awareness of and recognition for volunteers and volunteer organizations. The purpose is to recognize this...

Let’s Talk About Soil – English

The film is available in English, Chinese, Spanish, German, French, Portugese, Turkish, Arabic, Italian and English subtitled. This animated film tells the reality of soil resources around the world, covering the issues of degradation,...

Thank You, Volunteers

International Volunteer Day, the United Nations-mandated observance day which ‘celebrates the power and potential of volunteerism’ takes place annually on 5 December. This year, the world leader of The Salvation Army – General André Cox –...

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992. It has been celebrated with varying degrees of success around the planet. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding...

Inclusion Matters: Debunking Common Myths Around Disability

In celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, COR, in partnership with University of Regina Faculty of Kinesiology students, presents Inclusion Matters: Debunking Common Myths Around Disability. Students and faculty...

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

The International Day for the Abolition of Slavery[1] is a yearly event on December 2, organized by the United Nations General Assembly. The Day was first celebrated in 1986. The Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the...

Modern Slavery Garden

Today over 27 million people are trapped in modern slavery around the world. We have the power to change this and make slavery history. Will you join us and #askthequestion?

Slavery: A Global Investigation

True Vision of London produced this 80-minute documentary inspired by the book Disposable People (freetheslaves.net/SSLPage.aspx?pid=364). Filmmakers Brian Edwards and Kate Blewett actually buy slaves in Africa and help free child slaves in...

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day, designated on 1 December every year since 1988,[1] is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those who have died of the disease. Government and health officials, non-governmental...

What is HIV?

Body & Soul, a leading UK charity supporting children, young people and families living with and closely affected by HIV, presents the basic facts of HIV.

Aids – Everything you need to know

When you get infected with the HIV virus, you can get AIDS, which stands for 'acquired immune deficiency syndrome'. This means that you have a deficient immune system. This animation explains how you can get infected with the...

What is HIV?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIKYJYrTsQY HIV is a virus that weakens and attacks the immune system. This video explains how HIV works in your body and how the virus is transmitted. Join the conversation on http://www.dance4life.co.ke/youth4life and follow us on...

World AIDS Day is held on the 1st December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health...

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is a UN-organized observance. Events are held at the United Nations headquarters in New York,[1] as well as at the United Nations offices at Geneva[2] and Vienna.[3][4] It is generally held on November 29...

Experience Palestine

Being the most controversial place on our present world, headlined with never-ending conflict and war for centuries, let's have a closer look on the warmth and welcomes of Palestinians. First, meditate yourself inside the most sacred...

A short history of the Israeli-Palestinian Struggle

A joint documentary project between high school students of ACS Athens and Newscoop(R) news organization about the most contested and ambiguous conflict of modern history. ACS Athens students were responsible for research, editing and video...

Stella McCartney White Ribbon BeHerVoice

Discover the inspirational video by Stella McCartney via Condé Nast International to explain the Kering Foundation's White Ribbon For Women campaign #BeHerVoice on the occasion of 25 November 2015, the International Day for the Elimination...

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

7 billion Others On selected international days, UNRIC, in partnership with the Good Planet Foundation, will post video clips from the 7 billion Others project to communicate the fears, dreams, ordeals and hopes of citizens from all over...

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The United Nations General Assembly has designated November 25 as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (Resolution 54/134).[1] The premise of the day is to raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject to rape,...

UN Women is the global champion for gender equality, working to develop and uphold standards and create an environment in which every woman and girl can exercise her human rights and live up to her full potential. We are trusted partners for advocates and...

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