International Translation Day

International Translation Day is to pay tribute to the work of language professionals in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding and cooperation, contributing to development and strengthening world peace and security. Transposition of a...

International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace (Peace Day) was established in 1981 for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences, to contribute to building a Culture of Peace and to educate and raise public awareness on issues related to peace. For the 24 hours of this Day,...

International Day of Parliamentarism

Parliament is a 14th century English term derived from Anglo-Norman and coming from the 11th century Old French parlement, from parler, meaning “to talk”. In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative body of government (similar to a...

International Day of Conscience

The preamble to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of humankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech...

International Day of Human Fraternity

Established late December 2020,  International Day of Human Fraternity acknowledges the 4 February 2019 signing by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, of the Document on Human Fraternity in Abu Dhabi, a significant event in...