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Connexions Calendar

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Toronto Homeless Memorial
February 12, 2019 to January 14, 2020
The Toronto Homeless Memorial remembers those who have died as a result of homelessness in Toronto. This project was initiated by the late Bonnie Briggs and is maintained by Holy Trinity and other concerned citizens.      Show more . . .


World Antibiotic Awareness Week
November 13, 2019 to November 19, 2019
World Antibiotic Awareness Week aims to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.      Show more . . .


World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
November 18, 2019
Since the adoption of the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims the observance has spread to a growing number of countries on every continent.      Show more . . .


World Toilet Day
November 19, 2019
Toilets save lives, because human waste spreads killer diseases. World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis.      Show more . . .


Universal Children's Day
November 20, 2019
United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20th each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare. November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN     Show more . . .


International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
November 25, 2019
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world today remains largely unreported due to the impunity, silence, stigma and shame surrounding it.      Show more . . .


International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
November 29, 2019
The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed by the United Nations on or around 29 November each year. The International Day of Solidarity traditionally provides an opportunity for the international community to focus its attention on the fact that the question of     Show more . . .


Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
November 30, 2019
The history of the serious efforts to achieve chemical disarmament that culminated in the conclusion of the Chemical Weapons Convention began more than a century ago.      Show more . . .


World AIDS Day
December 01, 2019
Significant progress has been made in the AIDS response since 1988, and today three in four people living with HIV know their status. But we still have miles to go, as the latest UNAIDS report shows, and that includes reaching people living with HIV who do not know their status and ensuring that     Show more . . .


International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
December 02, 2019
Slavery is not merely a historical relic. According to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) more than 40 million people worldwide are victims of modern slavery. Although modern slavery is not defined in law, it is used as an umbrella term covering practices such as forced labour, debt     Show more . . .


International Day of Persons with Disabilities
December 03, 2019
A disability is a condition or function judged to be significantly impaired relative to the usual standard of an individual of their group. The term is often used to refer to individual functioning, including physical impairment, sensory impairment, cognitive impairment, intellectual impairment,     Show more . . .


World Soil Day
December 05, 2019
While we can see many of the changes we have made to our planet, some of our impacts are virtually invisible, and soil pollution is a good example.      Show more . . .


International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime
December 09, 2019
The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the Genocide Convention and its role in combating and preventing the crime of genocide, as defined in the Convention, and to commemorate and honour its victims.     Show more . . .


International Anti-Corruption Day
December 09, 2019
Corruption is a complex social, political and economic phenomenon that affects all countries. Corruption undermines democratic institutions, slows economic development and contributes to governmental instability.      Show more . . .


Human Rights Day
December 10, 2019
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.      Show more . . .


International Universal Health Coverage Day
December 12, 2019
On 12 December 2012, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed a resolution urging countries to accelerate progress toward universal health coverage (UHC) – the idea that everyone, everywhere should have access to quality, affordable health care - as an essential priority for international     Show more . . .


International Migrants Day
December 18, 2019
Today, globalization, together with advances in communications and transportation, has greatly increased the number of people who have the desire and the capacity to move to other places.      Show more . . .


International Human Solidarity Day
December 20, 2019
Solidarity is identified in the Millennium Declaration as one of the fundamental values of international relations in the 21st Century, wherein those who either suffer or benefit least deserve help from those who benefit most. Consequently, in the context of globalization and the challenge of     Show more . . .