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December 3, 2017

Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. It aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social,...

November 20, 2017

Today is Universal Children's Day! 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.

December 17, 2016

Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been celebrated annually on 3 December around the world. Click here for the programmes and pictures of the celebrations in our centres and schools!

November 24, 2016

Universal Children's Day 2016 was celebrated by the Saint Peter's Primary School in Simalia, India. This International United Nations Awareness Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20th each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children wor...

October 6, 2016

On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, Fracarita International, in association with the World Health Organization and the World Council of Churches, and under the chairmanship of the Belgian Ambassador to the United Nations, organized a seminar on the topic of ‘Breaking the Chai...

August 5, 2016

On 1 July 2016, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a Resolution on Mental Health and Human Rights, led by Belgium, Portugal and Brazil and cosponsored by 61 countries, with more countries still joining.

October 30, 2015

 

The United Nations turned 70 on the 24th of October, 2015. As international NGO, Fracarita International is actively involved in specific councils and conferences at UN-level, especially in the field of mental health care.
 

24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since...

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