International Days

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World Humanitarian Day – 19 August

The World Humanitarian Day has gained considerable attention – in complete contrast to the International Day of Indigenous Peoples (see comment from 10 August). Not only did the media mention the day beforehand, e.g. The Muslim News (17 August), Alertnet (17 August) and First Post (18 August), but a song sung by Beyoncé was also … Continue reading

International Day of Indigenous Peoples – 9 August, since 1994

I have been in much the same situation as Jessica Rudder (see Policymic.com – very worth reading!) – I was very surprised to hear that the 9th of August is the “International Day of Indigenous Peoples”! Here, in Austria, you have heard (almost) nothing about it. However, in countries, where indigenous peoples are still living … Continue reading


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