International Human Solidarity Day

International Human Solidarity Day

Question: International Human Solidarity Day is observed on-
(a) 20th December
(b) 21st December
(c) 12th December
(d) 28th December
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • International Human Solidarity Day is observed on 20th December every year to celebrate unity in diversity and to raise public awareness of the importance of solidarity.
  • Its objective is to eradicate poverty and promote human and social development in developing countries, in particular among the poorest segments of their populations.
  • This day was formally established by UN General Assembly on 22nd December 2005.
  • Solidarity is identified in the Millennium Declaration as one of the fundamental values of international relations in the 21st Century. The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda is centred on people & planet, underpinned by human rights and supported by a global partnership determined to lift people out of poverty, hunger and disease.

Links:

http://www.un.org/en/events/humansolidarityday/background.shtml

https://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Solidarity/Pages/InternationalDayHumanSolidarity.aspx

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