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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Useless International Days of Remembrance

... and so does Communism

The number of so-called ‘International Anniversary  Days’ that we’re supposed to observe, commemorate, and promote every year is really getting out of hand, almost as if ‘The Masters of Darkness’ planned it that way.

The leading agency responsible for the coordination of most of these events worldwide is the United Nations and their many specialized agencies – almost too numerous to mention.

Today is the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. It was instituted by United Nations General Assembly Resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987. Source

The 2012 World Drug Report will apparently be launched today at a forum they’ve hailed as a “thematic debate” - chaired by the President of the 66th General Assembly, HE Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser and attended by, among others, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other leading international ACTORS engaged in drug and crime prevention efforts. THEY used the word “actors” not me! Source

Oddly enough, today is also the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture – another worthless day of remembrance, particularly in the light of the fact that the world has turned a blind eye on the horrific number of crime victims who have been brutally tortured and murdered in South Africa during the past 18 years of Marxist-Communist rule.

The decision to annually observe the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture was taken by the UN General Assembly at the proposal of Denmark. The first 26 June events were launched in 1998 (source). This is a day we’re supposed to speak out against the crime of torture and to honour and support victims and survivors throughout the world, but I don’t see this happening today in South Africa!
This is a day on which we pay our respects to those who have endured the unimaginable. This is an occasion for the world to speak up against the unspeakable. It is long overdue that a day be dedicated to remembering and supporting the many victims and survivors of torture around the world.
Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan - (source)
These useless ‘International Days” are supposed to be commemorated with conferences, campaigns, workshops, peaceful rallies, cultural and musical events, special events at schools, etc… but you don’t see this happening today in South Africa!

Here’s a list of International Days for the months of June, July and August:
(I kid you not – It was sourced from here)

JUNE
  • June 1 - International Children's Day
  • June 4 - International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression, recognized by the UN
  • June 5 - World Environment Day, recognized by the UN
  • June 8 - World Brain Tumor Day
  • June 8 - World Ocean Day
  • June 10 - Ballpoint Pen Day
  • June 11 - Moon Celebration
  • June 12 - World Day Against Child Labour
  • June 14 - World Blood Donor Day, recognized by the UN
  • June 17 - World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, recognized by the UN
  • June 18 - International Ride to Work Day
  • June 18 - Autistic Pride Day
  • June 19 - World Sickle Cell Day, by UN Resolution
  • June 20 - World Refugee Day, recognized by the UN
  • June 21 - World Music Day
  • June 22 - No Panty Day
  • June 23 - United Nations Public Service Day, recognized by the UN
  • June 25 - International Day of the Seafarer, recognized by the IMO and UN [9]
  • June 26 - International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, recognized by the UN
  • June 26 - International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, recognized by the UN
  • June 28 - International Caps Lock Day
  • 3rd Sunday of June - International Fathers' Day
JULY
  • July 1 - Doctor's Day
  • July 2 - World UFO Day
  • July 3 - International Cute Girlfriend Day
  • 1st Saturday of July - International Day of Cooperatives, recognized by the UN
  • July 7 - International Cooperative Day, International Chocolate Day
  • July 8 - Writer's Day
  • July 11 - World Population Day, recognized by the UN
  • July 18 - Mandela Day, recognized by the UN
  • July 28 - World Hepatitis Day
  • July 29 - International Tiger Day
  • July 30 - Friendship Day recognized by the UN
  • Last Friday of July - System Administrator Appreciation Day
AUGUST
  • August 5 - International Beer Day
  • August 9 - International Day of the World's Indigenous People, recognized by the UN
  • August 11 - International Adam Hedges Day, recognized by the UN
  • August 12 - International Youth Day, recognized by the UN
  • August 13 - International Lefthanders Day
  • August 19 - World Humanitarian Day
  • August 21 - World Fashion Day
  • August 21 - International day of Lucid Dreaming
  • August 23 - International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, recognized by the UN

2 comments :

Anton said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

of all the crap reasons to celebrate, I can only concur with August the 5th....

Mr Mister said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

I was looking forward to June 22 ;)

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