With the 2nd of April, the fasting month of Ramadan has started for Muslims. Worshipers all over the world make use of this month in order to get closer to God. Indeed, fasting during Ramadan (sawm) is very important to Muslims as it is part of the five pillars of the religion next to theContinue Reading Ramadan 2022
Zero Discrimination Day has been celebrated since March 1, 2013, as an annual global event. The day was inspired by valuable UNAIDS work regarding the discrimination that people with AIDS face on a daily basis. Yet, inequalities may occur while applying for a job, getting health insurance, holding a certain passport, marrying who you love,Continue Reading Zero Discrimination Day – 1 March 2022
International Mother Language Day has been celebrated on 21st February every year since 2000. In this way, UNESCO wants to remind us of the importance of linguistic diversity as cultural heritage and seeks to promote the preservation and protection of all languages used by peoples of the world.
On the 2nd and 3rd of December 2021, members of Cultural Diversity and Sustainable Development for Peace actively participated in the 14 Session of the United Nations Forum on Minority Issues. In the following document, a summary of the sessions in which CD4Peace participated is available.
The Jane Goodall Institute is a global community conservation organization that advances the vision and work of Dr. Jane Goodall.
Nowadays, culture is one of the most discussed topic among the international communities. Could international representatives accomplish concrete results promoting, and valorising cultural diversity?
G7 leaders recently pledged to donate 870 million covid-19 vaccine doses to low-income countries (including half by the end of 2021) in an effort to support equitable and accelerated access to vaccines and reverse the trend on the current phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. The agreement was reached during the G7 Summit held in CornwallContinue Reading The provision of vaccines to tackle Covid-19 in low-income countries
Initially set to take place in June of 2020, the European football tournament saw its quadrennial event postponed to 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The tournament, which kicked off on the 11th of June, gathered national football teams to take part in one of the most competitive sports competitions. In accordance with currentContinue Reading Euro 2020; global solidarity in the football arena
Every year on 14th July, Bastille Day is celebrated in France in a grand manner with fireworks and parades. This day marks the storming of the Bastille prison by a mob of Parisians in 1789. The military fortress and political prison represented the oppression of the Bourbon dynasty. Thus, its collapse was seen as theContinue Reading Bastille Day: A Day of Celebration in France
The Hajj is an annual pilgrimage for Muslims to the Holy city called Mecca in Saudi Arabia. This important event takes place during the last month of the Islamic calendar, Dhu al-Hijjah. Mecca is the place, where two paramount events took place for Islam. On the one hand, the prophet Muhammad was born in Mecca and on the other hand, Allah had sent some revelations for the first time to prophet Muhammed there. These revelations became later the Holy Book of the Muslims, the Koran.