Tuesday, 16 August 2011

19 August - World Humanitarian Day 2011

The United Nations celebrates on this date the World Humanitarian Day. The event was been established with a Resolution of the General Assembly on 11 December 2008 to increase public awareness about humanitarian assistance activities worldwide and the importance of international cooperation. The  "People Helping People" campaign chosen for 2011 is about inspiring the spirit of aid work in everyone.

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