What is the Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War?

Introduction The Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War (08 May and 09 May) is an annual international day of remembrance designated by Resolution 59/26 of the United Nations General Assembly on 22 November 2004. Background The resolution urges ‘Member States, organisations of the United Nations… Read More

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Why Veterans Day was Created

Veterans Day is permanently observed in the US on 11 November every year. Many people look at the federal holiday, Veterans Day, as “just another three day weekend” or a reason to go shopping and “catch sales”. However, there is so much more meaning to Veterans Day than an extra day off work. Veterans Day… Read More