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International Days August 23 2014 (United Nations)

The following is an overview of the days and the corresponding celebration declared by the United Nations that apply to Saturday, 2014-08-23:

  • International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition:

    [UNESCO] International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, August 23 of each year, the day designated by UNESCO to memorialize the transatlantic slave trade. This day is an opportunity for collective recognition and focus on the historic causes, the methods and the consequences of slavery.

Notes:

[UNESCO] Day observed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

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