Announcements

Summit “Experience of Ukraine for the World” | September 12, 2012

Summit of the leaders of national and cultural communities and religious societies “Experience of Ukraine for the World” will take place in the city of Kyiv in the building of the National Palace of Arts “Ukraine” this October 2.

International conference “Ukraine – Israel. The twentieth anniversary of diplomatic relations: experience, achievements and prospects” | September 3, 2012

The state figures, politicians, parliamentarians, heads of diplomatic missions, leaders of public organizations, businessmen, cultural figures of both countries will take part in the conference.

September 15 – International Day of Democracy | August 26, 2012

On November 8, 2007, the UN General Assembly declared September 15 as the International Day of Democracy. The UN emphasizes that there is no single model of democracy.

August 23 – the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition | August 13, 2012

It is celebrated annually by recommendation of the 150th session of the UNESCO Executive Board, in the day of the uprising of slaves in Saint Domingue (Haiti) in 1791, which seriously influenced the slaveholding system in the New World

July 18 – Nelson Mandela International Day | June 21, 2012

In November 2009, the UN General Assembly declared July 18 “Nelson Mandela International Day” in token of recognition of the former South African President’s contribution to freedom, justice and democracy.

Round table “Is there racism in Ukraine”? | June 5, 2012

It is planned to discuss the realities of geocultural situation in Ukraine, urgent problems of race tolerance and the level of tension in the area of ethnocultural communication, long-term strategies of state ethnic and national policy, the role and place of society in these processes during the round table.

June 20 – World Refugee Day | May 24, 2012

On December 4, 2000, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted the resolution 55/76, in which it noted that the fiftieth anniversary of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees will be marked in 2001.

May 21 – The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development | May 3, 2012

The General Assembly proclaimed May 21 as the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development by the Resolution 57/249 dated December 20, 2002

The Annual International Inter-confessional Forum | March 27, 2012

The Annual International Inter-confessional Forum “Towards the changes – The role of religion in modern world. Faith under the conditions of democracy and high society” will take place on April 25-26 on initiative of IHRPEX and the Ukrainian Jewish Committee.

March 21 – the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination | March 12, 2012

That day in 1960 the police shot down 69 persons during the peaceful demonstration, which took place in Sharpeville, South Africa, against the Apartheid regime.