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UN Observances: August, 2012

Observances banner PICT v2United Nations observances contribute to the achievement of the purposes of the UN Charter and promote awareness of and action on important political, social, cultural, humanitarian or human rights issues.


August

9 August
International Day of the World's Indigenous People

12 August
International Youth Day

19 August
World Humanitarian Day

23 August
International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition [UNESCO]

29 August
International Day against Nuclear Tests

30 August
International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances


(Complete list of UN Observances)

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