Holocaust Memorial Day 27 January + event at UoB on 31 January

Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January is an international day of remembrance which marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Berkenau, the largest Nazi death camp. On this annual day of commemoration, we all bear witness for those who were murdered in genocide and honour the survivors and all whose lives were changed beyond recognition. … Continue reading “Holocaust Memorial Day 27 January + event at UoB on 31 January”

25 January 2023 by

Ukraine Constitution Day 28 June

Known as ‘День Конституції’, this holiday is celebrated to mark Ukraine’s adoption of a new constitution in 1996. After gaining independence in 1991, following the collapse of the former Soviet Union, the Constitution of Independent Ukraine was adopted on 28 June 1996. The adoption of the constitution established a legal foundation of independent Ukraine and … Continue reading “Ukraine Constitution Day 28 June”

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National Day of Reflection 23 March

Take time to connect, supporting the millions of people who are grieving, and remembering the family, friends, neighbours and colleagues we’ve lost over the last two years. For details of online events and what’s going on near you, please visit https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/get-involved/day-of-reflection

22 March 2022 by

Rosa Parks Day 1 December

Rosa Parks was a civil rights activist who refused to surrender her seat to a white passenger on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955. Her defiance sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott; its success launched nationwide efforts to end racial segregation of public facilities. Ohio and Oregon commemorate the occasion on the anniversary of … Continue reading “Rosa Parks Day 1 December”

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United Nations Day 24 October

On 24 October 1945, 51 countries came together to create the United Nations (UN). Its purpose was to promote peace and cooperation around the world and its purpose today is still to preserve international peace and security. Today the United Nations is an organization made up of 193 countries. In many countries around the world, people … Continue reading “United Nations Day 24 October”

24 October 2021 by