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24 October 2017 - 24 October 2017

Global

Journée des Nations Unies

La Journée des Nations Unies est célébrée le 24 octobre, jour anniversaire de l'entrée en vigueur de la Charte des Nations Unies en 1945.

Le préambule de la Charte énonce les objectifs fondamentaux de l'ONU:

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25 November 2017 - 25 November 2017

Global

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The UN observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November. This observance raises awareness of the continuing toll of gender-based violence.

Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. Globally, it is estimated that one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime.

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1 December 2017 - 1 December 2017

Global

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed on 1 December every year. It aims to increase awareness of the disease, fight the stigma associated with it, improve HIV education and mobilize resources for the global response to the epidemic.

Millions of people are vulnerable to HIV infection, and AIDS remains a leading cause of death among women of reproductive age and young adolescents. Stigma and discrimination continue to impede the realization of people’s rights, including access to essential information and services to prevent and treat HIV.

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10 December 2017 - 10 December 2017

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Human Rights Day

The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to draw attention to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as "a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations."

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