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  • 09 August 2022 - 09 August 2022
  • Global

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous women have always been leaders in their communities. This year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, celebrated on 9 August, focuses on their vital role in preserving and transmitting Indigenous scientific and technical knowledge. Indigenous knowledge comprises complex, dynamic systems of knowledge and ways of knowing developed by Indigenous peoples across the world, through their long histories of interacting with and adapting to their environments. 

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  • 12 August 2022 - 12 August 2022
  • Global

International Youth Day

1.21 billion. That’s how many young people between 15 - 24 inhabit the earth – 15.5 per cent of the global population, according to estimates in the 2020 United Nations World Youth Report. To better the world they stand to inherit, this socially conscious group has unleashed their collective will and might, raising their voices to demand that companies and governments address such issues from gender, racial and socioeconomic inequality to climate change.

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