UN DAYS OF OBSERVANCE 2014
List of minor secular observances - Wikipedia
Terminology. A national or international awareness day or observance is a date usually set by a major organisation or government to commemorate a public health or ethical cause of importance on a national or international level. An international observance, also known as an international dedication or international anniversary, is a period of time to observe some issue of international
Holidays and Observances in United Kingdom in 2014
Overview of holidays and many observances in United Kingdom during the year 2014
Mawlid - Wikipedia
In early days of Islam, observation of Muhammad's birth as a holy day was usually arranged privately and later was an increased number of visitors to the Mawlid house that was open for the whole day specifically for this celebration. This celebration was introduced into the city Sabta by Abu 'l'Abbas al-Azafi as a way of strengthening the Muslim community and to counteract Christian festivals.
International Day of Families 15 May - United Nations
Matriarch Atiphon Sarker (left), her four sons and their families share a compound in India. The annual observance of the International Day of Families reflects the importance the international
International Day for the Elimination of Violence - un
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women aims to create awareness of the fact that violence against women is a human rights violation that impedes progress in many areas
Holidays and observances in United States in 2019
Overview of holidays and many observances in United States during the year 2019
UN News | Global perspective, human stories
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U.S. Mission to Morocco
The mission of the United States Embassy is to advance the interests of the United States, and to serve and protect U.S. citizens in Morocco.
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Abbey of Citeaux
Founded in 1098 by St. Robert, Abbot of Molesme, in a deserted and uninhabited part of the Diocese of Châlons-sur Saône, today the Diocese of Dijon (Côte-d'Or, France), from which city it is four leagues distant.A small stream of water which overflowed its banks formed there a marsh covered with rushes and coarse grass called in the language of the country cistels, whence the name Cistell