oday is World Day of Social Justice. This day is recognized by the U.N. and its member states and was officially created in...|
Today is Ash Wednesday in the Christian faith, a religious holiday which occurs 46 days before Easter. Participants fast for 40 days as...|
Also known as Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, February 9, 2016 is Fat Tuesday, a celebratory day of colorful and eccentric costumes, rich...|
Today is the Chinese New Year or the “Spring Festival.” Traditionally this holiday has existed to honor ancestors and deities and to cleanse...|
The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the first week of February as World Interfaith Harmony Week in 2010. This initiative provides a platform...|
"I believe that we need a moon shot in this country to cure cancer. It's personal. But I know we can do this...|
On January 27th, 1945 Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by Soviet troops. Sixty-one years later, this day of remembrance was designated in 2006 by the...|
Here at the Niagara Foundation we are delighted to acknowledge the Jewish holiday Tu BiShvat on January 25th, 2016.|
Each year, Thanksgiving lends us an opportunity to slow down and welcome each other into our homes and be grateful for what we...|
Every person is born with the right to wonder, and the act of wonder is what gave birth to the world of philosophy,...|
Halloween is a holiday where people dress up in costumes, consume copious amounts of candy and tell each other scary stories. But Halloween...|
Every year, the United Nations observes Disarmament Week from October 24, also United Nations Day, to October 30 to increase the public awareness...|
This Saturday, October 24 is World Development Information Day, which was instituted on this day in 1972 by the United Nations. The date...
The 13th World Day Against Death Penalty will be marked on October 10, 2015. This day is to raise awareness about death penalty...|
On October 9, 2015, it is World Post Day. The day marks the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union’s establishment. The union’s goal...|
October 10th marks World Mental Health Day, a day created to bring awareness to the stigma of mental illness. This stigma results in...|
This year, October 8, 2015 is World Sight Day giving opportunity of communication to the eye health community. World Sight Day is observed...
October 2nd marks the International Day of Non-Violence, which the United Nations established through a resolution in 2007. The date is significant because...|
This year, Sukkot began in the evening of Sunday 27 and ends in the evening of Sunday, October 4. Sukkot is an agricultural...|
Every year, United Nations’ World Tourism Day is celebrated on September 27. The day aims to promote tourism and to raise awareness about...
World Maritime Day was created by the International Maritime Organization to focus attention on the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the...|
Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival commemorating the willingness of Ibrahim (known as Abraham in the Christian and Jewish traditions) to follow Allah’s...|
Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of Atonement, starts at sundown on Tuesday, 22 of September and lasts until Wednesday evening. This day is...|
The United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday of September each year. Americans take the time to remember...
Today, September 17, 2015, marks the 228th anniversary of the signing of the United States’ most revered document: The Constitution! In the United...|
14 years ago on this day, terrorists launched four coordinated attacks against the United States, killing 2,997 people including 343 firefighters and 72...|
By Jasmin Rojo, Communications Intern July 16 Nelson Mandela International Day was declared in 2009 by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). It...|
This seven-day celebration, Pesach in Hebrew, begins today and commences with the traditional Seder dinner. The Passover Seder is a time for families...|
Holy Thursday, also known as Maundy Thursday, is one of the most important days in the Christian liturgical year and one of the...|