In Myanmar, tobacco is used by teenagers, especially in remote provinces, because they think that it is a cultural practice. They see their elders, who are not aware of its dangers, smoke and chew tobacco.
Every May 29, the world marks International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. It is a chance to pay tribute to the invaluable contribution of uniformed and civilian personnel and to honor more than 3,800 peacekeepers who have lost their lives while rendering peacekeeping services.
Pope's Message for World Day of Social Communication: Pope Francis released his annual message for the Word Day of Social Communication, a reflection on the Biblical text Exodus 10:2: "That you may tell your children and grandchildren" in January.
FABC-OHD (Office of Human Development and Climate Change Desk) has prepared a short booklet of various activities that could be held by groups and families to celebrate Laudato Si Week for each day during the lock down period.
The UN General Assembly invited all Member States, organizations of the United Nations system, non-governmental organizations and individuals to observe 8-9 May in an appropriate manner to pay tribute to all victims of the Second World War.
The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is a significant tool to raise awareness of how to make work safe and healthy and of the need to raise the political profile of occupational safety and health.