International Day of Peace

​​On the 21st of September each year, nations and people around the world come together to celebrate International Day of Peace. Initiated by the United Nations, the aim of the day is to “honour a cessation of hostilities” and encourage “education and public awareness on issues related to peace.” It presents an opportunity to reflect on the importance of global ...

International Friendship Day

July 30th is International Friendship Day. It’s a day that speaks to the importance of fostering strong friendships and building bridges between peoples and cultures. Although the United Nations only declared July 30th as the official International Friendship Day eleven years ago, the history of celebrating connections between individuals and communities from around the globe stretches further back. The progression ...