International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

SALCEDO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC; Nov 25, 1960 ~ The Mirabal Sisters: Patria, Minerva and Maria, whose codename was “Las Mariposas” (the Butterflies), were murdered by Trujillo’s right-hand man for helping the resistance to dictatorship

Holocaust Remembrance Day marks the liberation of Auschwitz

Monday, January 27, 2020
AUSCHWITZ, Poland ~ When Soviet soldiers opened the gates of Nazi concentration camps on January 27, 1945, it became undeniable how the Holocaust/Shoah violated the human rights of Jewish, Romani and LGBT people

International Women’s Day 2020

Sunday, March 8, 2020
It’s a Latin tradition to show our love and respect for all the women in our lives (including family, friends and associates) on March 8

Celebrate World Poetry Day

Saturday, March 21, 2020
Poetry reaffirms our common humanity by revealing to us that individuals, everywhere in the world, share the same questions and feelings (UNESCO)

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade

Sunday, August 23, 2020
The more you think about it, the more you wonder how the Atlantic slave trade was allowed to happen, and why we haven’t gotten over it

UN General Assembly 73 (2018) UNGA 73

GENERAL DEBATE
September 25 – October 5, 2018
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UN Headquarters
Midtown East, Manhattan
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Heads of state visit so Midtown East is blocked with security and traffic

Contemporary Brazil ~ Baroque Roots

A Brazilian community art exhibit and fashion show at the United Nations.