Monthly Archive June 2019

ByChristina

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Is held annually on 26 June to speak out against the crime of torture and to honor and support victims and survivors throughout the world.

ByChristina

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

It is  a key plank in the United Nations’ war on drugs. Originally, lunched by a resolution of a special session on drugs of the UN’s General Assembly in 1987, the annual awareness day was founded to mark the centenary of China’s early efforts to combat the trade in opium – widely regarded as the start of the international war against drugs.