International Days

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 30 August 2020

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE VICTIMS OF ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES

[30 August 2020]

Veritas joins the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. The special day is commemorated annually on the 30th of August. The commemoration of this important day serves to remind states on the need to enact specific laws that protect citizens against the crime of enforced disappearances.

WORLD HEALTH DAY April 7th 2020

WORLD HEALTH DAY

[7th April 2020]

Nurses and Midwives

World Health day could not have come at a more necessary time.  To date, 74,866 people around the world have died of COVID-19, a disease caused by a new coronavirus, and 1,350,357 have contracted the virus.  COVID-19 has highlighted cracks in even the most sophisticated healthcare systems and has shown the importance of access to healthcare.

International Days - Women's Day - Each for Equal 10th March 2020

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

[10 March 2019]

#EachForEqual

 

‘The best judge of whether or not a country is going to develop is how it treats its women. If it’s educating its girls, if women have equal rights, that country is going to move forward. But if its women are oppressed and abused and illiterate then that country is going to fall behind’’ -Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States of America.

World Day Against the Death Penalty 2018

THE WORLD DAY AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY

[10th October 2018]

Conditions of Detention for People Sentenced to Death

Today, the 10th October, is the World Day Against the Death Penalty.

The World Day Against the Death Penalty is commemorated annually on this day to highlight the plight of those who have been denied the most essential human right of all, the right to life, by the justice system.

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