International Day of Persons with Disabilities
International Day of Persons with Disabilities is held on December 3rd, 2023
International Day of Persons with Disabilities promotes an understanding of disability issues and mobilizes support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.
World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day is held on December 1st, 2023
World AIDS Day is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease.
Human Rights Day
Human Rights Day is held on December 10th, 2023.
Human Rights Day is observed every year internationally. The date was chosen to celebrate the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR proclaims the inalienable rights that everyone is entitled to as a human being - regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language, political or another opinion, national or social origin, property, birth, or status.
Date: Ceremonies take place from Dec. 14-17, 2023. Learn about all the ceremonies at the University of Iowa.
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