Wednesday is the first-ever International Day of #Happiness. "The pursuit of happiness lies at the core of human endeavours. People around the world aspire to lead happy and fulfilling lives free from fear and want, and in harmony with nature." Read #UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's full message here:http://j.mp/ZYr9kT Find out more about this Day: http://j.mp/16y15SO
In 1996, The United Nations declared November 16 as the World Tolerance Day. This day serves as an occasion for ‘tolerance education as well as for wider social and political reflection and debate on local and global problems of intolerance.
Wednesday 2 October is the International Day of Non-Violence. "Non-violence is neither inert nor passive. It takes courage to stand up to those who use violence to enforce their will or beliefs. Read more of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's message here: http://j.mp/d9XGiw Image credit: Paulo Filgueiras/United Nations Photo