International Non-Violence Day

On Oct. 2 commemorating Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday and the International day of Non-Violence, the Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon calls "on global citizens everywhere to be inspired by the courage of people like Mahatma Gandhi. Turn your back...

Fly Kites Not Drones is a creative non-violence project for young people. At its heart is the true story of Aymel, a boy who never really knew his father because of a drone strike. Teachers and anyone who works with young people can find resources here to learn about...

Mahatma Gandhi Motion Typography

A speech given by Mahatma Gandhi in 1925 encouraging Indians to fight without the use of violence. I took this speech and then converted into a motion typography using Adobe After Effects and Photoshop for some of the illustrative...

Grandfather Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson tells the story of how his grandfather taught him to turn darkness into light in this uniquely personal and vibrantly illustrated tale that carries a message of peace. How could he—a Gandhi—be so easy to anger? One...

International Day of Non-Violence

International Day of Non-Violence

The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on October 2, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. This day is referred to in Indiaas Gandhi Jayanti. In January 2004, Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi had taken a proposal for an International Day of Non-Violence from a...

Directed by Tweedie

Making a film when you’re 87 is less than convenient... *subtitles available* - English, Croatian, Polish, Latvian duncancowles.com/tweedie WORLD PREMIERE – Edinburgh Int. Film Festival 2014 WINNER – 2015 Scottish Short Film Award, Glasgow...

Ageing in the 21st Century: A Celebration and A Challenge

On 1 October 2012, International Day of Older Persons, HelpAge International and UNFPA will launch the landmark report, Ageing in the Twenty-First Century: A Celebration and A Challenge. The report includes new data, success stories and...

International Day of Older Persons

Facts and figures: In 2050, there will be more persons over 60 than children in the world Between 1950 and 2010 life expectancy worldwide rose from 46 to 68 years Almost 700 million people in the world are now over the age of 60 Around the...

International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons is observed on October 1 each year. On December 14, 1990 the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons as recorded in Resolution 45/106.[1] The holiday was observed for...

World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day

Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day on September 27. This date was chosen as on that day in 1970, the Statutes of the UNWTO were adopted. The adoption of these Statutes is considered a milestone in global tourism....

"Let us work together to maximize the immense potential of tourism to drive inclusive economic growth, protect the environment and promote sustainable development and a life of dignity for all." Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Every time we travel, for whatever reason,...

THE PEACE CRANE PROJECT

As a symbol of peace, an origami crane with a personal message is either given to a friend or left in a public place. This is the peace crane project---an initiative first spearheaded to celebrate the United Nations International Day of...

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

Achieving global nuclear disarmament is one of the oldest goals of the United Nations. It was the subject of the General Assembly’s first resolution in 1946. After general and complete disarmament first came onto the General Assembly’s agenda in 1959, nuclear...

"The people of the world have asked us to shine a light on a future of promise and opportunity. Member States have responded with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development... It is an agenda for people, to end poverty in all its forms. An agenda for the planet, our...

United Nations – International Day of Peace

On the International Day of Peace, global brands are joining forces across industries and geographies in an unprecedented effort to highlight the vital role of food assistance in creating a more peaceful world. We teamed up with Noma Bar to...

International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is observed annually on 21 September. It is dedicated to world peace, and specifically the absence of war and violence, such as might be occasioned by a temporary ceasefire in a combat...

Zac Goldsmith on Transforming UK Politics

RSA Spotlights – taking you straight to the heart of the event, highlighting our favourite moments and key talking points. How can we empower the public regarding issues that affect their day-to-day lives? Voter frustration with politics...

Magna Carta: Legacy

One of two beautifully illustrated animations telling the story of Magna Carta, made with the British Library to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Charter’s creation - with the added bonus of being voiced by Monty Python's Terry Jones!...

International Day of Democracy

International Day of Democracy

In 2007 the United Nations General Assembly resolved to observe 15 September as the International Day of Democracy—with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy—and invited all member states and organizations to commemorate the day in an...

World Water Week is organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place in Stockholm, Sweden. It has been the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues since 1991. It is a platform for over 200 collaborating organisations to convene...

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