International Human Solidarity Day 2016

International Human Solidarity Day 20 DecemberThis year’s celebration of Human Solidarity Day comes after leaders of the world adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which is a new, inclusive development agenda — succeeding the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) — to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure dignity for all.

The new SDGs agenda is centred on people & planet, underpinned by human rights and supported by a global partnership determined to lift people out of poverty, hunger and disease.

It will be thus be built on a foundation of global cooperation and solidarity.

bullet Message of the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
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“What does SOLIDARITY mean to you?” 

UNDESA DSPD is launching a campaign on 20 December 2016 on “What does SOLIDARITY mean to you?”. Please share your message, photo, drawing or a 15 second” video using hashtag #SolidarityDay or #2getherwith followed by the cause you support.

We will showcase the best selection on our portal United Nations Social Development Network (UNSDN) and social media platforms!

International Human Solidarity Day 20 December

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bullet UN Department of Public Information (DPI)
bullet UN Independent Expert on International Solidarity

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