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President’s Message May 2022

President’s Message May 2022

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Dear Members Here we are already in the month of May, and although summer does not officially start until June, for many 1 May marks the beginning, with May Day celebrations that have been carried out in England for over two thousand years. In Roman times, May Day was celebrated with the festival of Flora,

International Day of Reflection on the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda

International Day of Reflection on the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda

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In 1994 the world sat idly by while a well-planned genocide unfolded in Rwanda. The vicious and systematic massacre of over 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus by Hutu militants in Rwanda should serve as a constant reminder of the power of words to influence minds, to instill fear and distrust, to promote hate, and to

World Water Day

World Water Day

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“Water is life and in order to save life on our planet, we need to first save water.”                  Warm wishes on the occasion of World Water Day to all World Water Day, held on March 22nd every year since 1993, celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2 billion people living without access to

International Women’s Day 8 March 2022 #BreakTheBias #IWD2022

International Women’s Day 8 March 2022 #BreakTheBias #IWD2022

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International Women’s Day this year will be focusing on ‘Gender Equality today for a sustainable tomorrow’ with the theme of #BreakTheBias. International days are occasions to educate the general public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address global problems, and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity. International Women’s Day

President’s Message March 2022

President’s Message March 2022

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Dear Members, As we celebrate International Women’s Day, our thoughts must turn to the terrifying situation in Ukraine. Tens of thousands of women and children have fled, separated from their men folk and leaving behind their homes, to seek shelter in neighbouring countries. So far, most of the Refugees have arrived in Poland, with the

World Day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice

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Social justice is a political and philosophical theory which focuses on the concept of fairness in the relations of individuals in society and equal access to wealth, opportunities, social privileges and fruits of economic growth. As a concept, it arose in the early 19th century during the Industrial Revolution throughout Europe, which aimed to stop