http://en.strasbourg-europe.euDefault-feed-descriptionstrasbourg-europe-ENenthe presidential election in Czech Republic http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2013/the-presidential-election-in-czech-republic-en,58016.html10 jan 2013 23:00:00 GMTPublic Hearing at the European Court of Human Rightshttp://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2014/public-hearing-at-the-european-court-of-human-rights-en,65310.html20 may 2014 22:00:00 GMTAarhus ( Denmark ) and Paphos ( Cyprus ) - European cultural capitals <p style="text-align: justify;">The European Capitals of Culture initiative is designed to:</p><div style="text-align: justify;"><ul><li>Highlight the richness and diversity of cultures in Europe</li><li>Celebrate the cultural features Europeans share</li><li>Increase European citizens' sense of belonging to a common cultural area</li><li>Foster the contribution of culture to the development of cities</li></ul></div>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2016/aarhus-denmark-and-paphos-cyprus-european-cultural-capitals-en,84135.html31 dec 2016 23:00:00 GMTEuropean Youth Capital : Varna ( Bulgaria )http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2016/european-youth-capital-varna-bulgaria-en,84136.html31 dec 2016 23:00:00 GMTEuropean sport capital: Marseille (France)http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2016/european-sport-capital-marseille-france-en,84137.html31 dec 2016 23:00:00 GMTThe European Green Capital Award 2017 : Essen ( Germany ) http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2016/the-european-green-capital-award-2017-essen-germany-en,84138.html31 dec 2016 23:00:00 GMTData protection day<div style="text-align: justify;">On this date, governments, parliaments, national data protection bodies and other actors carry out activities to raise awareness about the rights to personal data protection and privacy. These may include campaigns targeting the general public, educational projects for teachers and students, open doors at data protection agencies and conferences.</div>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/data-protection-day-en,61239.html27 jan 2017 23:00:00 GMTPresidential Elections in Germanyhttp://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/presidential-elections-in-germany-en,84215.html11 feb 2017 23:00:00 GMTWorld Radio Day<p class="normal">World Radio Day is now in its 6th year! Radio is still the most dynamic, reactive and engaging medium there is, adapting to 21st century changes and offering new ways to interact and participate.</p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-radio-day-en,84141.html12 feb 2017 23:00:00 GMTLithuania National DayFebruary 16th is National Day of Lithuania, in commemoration of the founding of the state in 1918.<br/><p style="text-align: justify;"><span> Lithuania lost its administrative autonomy with the Union of Lublin in 1569. It was thus incorporated in the Polish kingdom. Then when Poland splitted at the end of the eighteenth century, Lithuania was annexed by the Tsars in 1795, but resisted all Russian attacks (anti-Russian uprisings of 1830-1831 and 1863-1864).</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span>Even occupied by the Germans in 1915, the Council of Lithuania declared the restoration of independent Lithuania and eventually declared its independence on February 16th, 1918.</span></p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/lithuania-national-day-en,77873.html15 feb 2017 23:00:00 GMTInternational Mother Language Day<p class="normal"><a href="http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/prizes-and-celebrations/celebrations/international-days/international-mother-language-day-2016/"></a>International Mother Language Day was proclaimed by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in November 1999. </p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-mother-language-day-en,84142.html20 feb 2017 23:00:00 GMTRare Disease Day<div style="text-align: justify;">The Rare Disease Day 2017 theme is research. Rare disease research is crucial to providing patients with the answers and solutions they need, whether it is a treatment, cure or improved care.</div><div id="content"><div id="mainContent"><div class="landingpage ui-tabs ui-widget ui-widget-content ui-corner-all" id="tabs"><div class="block_640"><div class="article_content"><p class="normal"><br/></p></div></div></div></div></div>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/rare-disease-day-en,48498.html27 feb 2017 23:00:00 GMTWorld Day against sexual exploitation<p style="background: white none repeat scroll 0% 50%; text-align: justify;" ><span>In 2009 held the first World Day against sexual exploitation, created on the initiative of the NGO named GIPF (Groupe International de Paroles de Femmes), which means Group International of therapy of women.</span></p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-day-against-sexual-exploitation-en,84143.html03 mar 2017 23:00:00 GMTWorld Day of cyber censorship<p style="text-align: justify;">World Day of cyber censorship has been created by RSF ( Reporters without borders, <a href="http://www.rfs.org/">www.rfs.org</a>). This day of freedom on internet is aim to denounce the cyber censorship around the world. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The crackdown on Internet users, and especially bloggers around the world, would be increasing and the closure of websites increasingly numerous, according to the organization.</p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-day-of-cyber-censorship-en,84144.html11 mar 2017 23:00:00 GMTInternational Francophonie Day<p style="margin: 21.5pt 0cm 7.5pt; text-align: justify;">On this day, 220 million of French speakers on 5 continents celebrate their shared language and the diversity of "la Francophonie", through word competitions, shows, film festivals, literary meetings, gastronomic meetings and artistic exhibitions… </p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-francophonie-day-en,84145.html19 mar 2017 23:00:00 GMTEarly music day The first Early music day was in 2013.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/early-music-day-en,84155.html20 mar 2017 23:00:00 GMTWorld Water Day<p style="text-align: justify;">In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March as the first World Water Day. It’s a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water related issues.</p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-water-day-en,84156.html21 mar 2017 23:00:00 GMTWorld theatre day<p style="text-align: justify;">It was in 1962 that the World Theatre Day was celebrated for the first time. March 27th, 1962 is the date of the opening season of the Théâtre des Nations in Paris</p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-theatre-day-en,84157.html26 mar 2017 22:00:00 GMTEuropean artistic professions daysIt’s the 11th occasion of European artistic professions days. This year, they are going to be about : « savoir (-) faire du lien ».http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/european-artistic-professions-days-en,84158.html30 mar 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Day of Sport for Development and Peace<p style="text-align: justify;">International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is an opportunity to highlight the contribution of sport to the achievement of the Millennium regarding development.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><br/> It also promotes the idea that sports help to ensure peace and development and also the contribution of sports to create a climate of tolerance and understanding.</p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-day-of-sport-for-development-and-peace-en,84159.html05 apr 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Day for Monuments and Sites<p style="text-align: justify;">The theme of the year is <span>“Cultural Heritage &amp; Sustainable Tourism”. It was</span> chosen in relation to the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. <a href="http://www.tourism4development2017.org/" target="_blank"></a> </p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-day-for-monuments-and-sites-en,84160.html17 apr 2017 22:00:00 GMT International Mother Earth DayIn 1970, it was the first time that the International Mother Earth Day was celebrated.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-mother-earth-day-en,84161.html21 apr 2017 22:00:00 GMTWorld Book and Copyright Day <p style="text-align: justify;">23 April is a symbolic date for world literature. It is on this date in 1616 that Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died. It is also the date of birth or death of other prominent authors, such as Maurice Druon, Haldor K.Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla and Manuel Mejía Vallejo. <br/></p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-book-and-copyright-day-en,84162.html22 apr 2017 22:00:00 GMTPresidential Elections in Francehttp://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/presidential-elections-in-france-en,84216.html22 apr 2017 22:00:00 GMTPlenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe<div style="text-align: justify;">The second part of the Plenary Session of the Assembly of the Cuncil of Europe(PACE).The members of the Parliament that form the PACE come from the national Parliaments of the 47 state members of the Organisation. They join together four times a year in order to discuss current issues and to demand the European governments to take initiatives.</div>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/plenary-session-of-the-parliamentary-assembly-of-the-council-of-europe-en,84552.html23 apr 2017 22:00:00 GMTNetherlands National Day <p style="text-align: justify;"><span>The 30th of April is supposed to be the birthday of the sovereign of this country, Ire Beatrix, who has reigned since 1980. But surprisingly this date does not match reality. The Queen of the Netherlands Beatrix Ire, was born January 31, 1938. However at that time, in the heart of winter, it is often very cold, which is not suitable for celebrations- at least those held outdoors. <br/> So, National Day remains on April, 30th as in the previous reign. This day is indeed the birthday of her mother, Queen Juliana, who died in 2004.</span></p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/netherlands-national-day-en,77876.html26 apr 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Workers' DayThe date was chosen to commemorate the strike in the McCormick factories in <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago" title="Chicago">Chicago</a> on May 4, 1886 for the legal establishment of the 8 working hours day.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-workers-day-en,84163.html30 apr 2017 22:00:00 GMTPolish National Day<p style="text-align: justify;"><span>The Polish National Day takes place on May 3 in honor of the first Constitution of this country which was adopted on 3 May 1791. The Polish constitution was written by the bourgeois and nobles of the four years diet under the rule of the last king of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania Stanislas II. </span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span>This constitution was the first constitution voted in Europe. It covered many essential points to reform the institutions and organize the life of the Polish people: </span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">- it recognized rights to farmers</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span>- it keeps the hereditary monarchy and its executive power </span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span>- it declared the political rights of representatives</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span>- it limited the size of the standing army </span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">- it imposed land management. </p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span>Since then, the 3rd May has become a yearly holiday celebrating the adoption of the Polish constitution.</span></p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/polish-national-day-en,77877.html02 may 2017 22:00:00 GMTEuropean Maritime DayThis day was celebrated for the first time on May 20th, 2008. Every year, this day gives place to activities of raising awareness(sensitization).http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/european-maritime-day-en,35712.html17 may 2017 22:00:00 GMTEuropean Neighbours' DayThe 16th edition of Neighbours' Day was an International success and since its launch in Paris in 2000, the festival continues to rise and in fact it has far exceeded the European borders. The party is now celebrated around the world by millions of people – 1450 partner cities, housing organizations and associations are participating in over 36 countries with more than 30 million participants.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/european-neighbours-day-en,84164.html18 may 2017 22:00:00 GMTEuropean Night of MuseumsMore than 3000 events all around France and Europe for the 13th edition of the European Night of Museums.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/european-night-of-museums-en,84165.html19 may 2017 22:00:00 GMTWorld Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development In 2001 UNESCO has adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity, and a year later, in December 2002, the General Assembly of the United Nations, as of its resolution 57/249, establishes May 21 as the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development<br/><br/><br/><span style="orphans: 2; text-align: start; widows: 2; float: none; word-spacing: 0px;"></span>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-day-for-cultural-diversity-for-dialogue-and-development-en,84166.html20 may 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Day for Biological DiversityEvery year, people all around the world celebrate biodiversity on what’s called the “International Day for Biological Diversity”. The main purpose of the day is to raise awareness and understanding of biodiversity issues.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-day-for-biological-diversity-en,35729.html21 may 2017 22:00:00 GMTEuropean Obesity DayThe DGs of Health and Food &amp; Environment have since 2010 tackled together the problems related to obesity in the EU countries.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/european-obesity-day-en,84170.html22 may 2017 22:00:00 GMTAfrica DayAfrica Day, formerly African Freedom Day and <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_Liberation_Day" title="African Liberation Day">African Liberation Day</a>, is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organisation_of_African_Unity" title="Organisation of African Unity">Organisation of African Unity</a> (OAU) on 25 May 1963.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/africa-day-en,84171.html24 may 2017 22:00:00 GMTWorld No Tobacco Day<p class="normal"> <span>Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.</span></p> <p class="normal"> The theme for World No Tobacco Day 2017 is "Tobacco – a threat to development."</p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-no-tobacco-day-en,84172.html30 may 2017 22:00:00 GMTGlobal Day of Parents<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">This day pays tribute to the devotion of parents, their engagement and the sacrifices they made in order to ensure the future of their children. <br/></span>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/global-day-of-parents-en,84173.html31 may 2017 22:00:00 GMTWorld Environment Day <p style="margin: 0cm 7.5pt 7.5pt 0cm; text-align: justify;">World Environment Day aims to inspire more people than ever before to take action to prevent the growing strain on planet Earth’s natural systems from reaching the breaking point.</p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-environment-day-en,48761.html04 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTDenmark's National HolidayAmongst the European revolutions that began in 1848, King Frederick VII accepted the principle of a constiutional monarchy in 1849. The first Danish liberal Constitution was signed on 5 June, 1849 and became Constitution Day (Grundlovsdag). Unlike most countries Constitution Day is marked by political meetings rather than any sort of military ceremony.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/denmark-s-national-holiday-en,77861.html04 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTSweden National Day <div style="text-align: justify;"><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran0" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">Since 1983, the national day is fixed on June 6th. This date celebrates two events: the anniversary of Gustav Vasa's proclamation king of Sweden on June 6th, 1523 (who ended the Danish domination in Sweden) and the adoption of the new constitution on June 6th 1809. This new constitution is symbol of a reaffirmation of the Swedish civic values of freedom and right(law): as the freedom of religion, press and expression.</span></span></div>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/sweden-national-day-en,77884.html05 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTWorld Oceans DayThe UN is celebrating the World Oceans Day 2017 with a ceremony where the winners of the photo contest organized around the topic will receive a prize.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-oceans-day-en,84174.html07 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTPortugal National Day <p style="text-align: justify;"> </p><p style="text-align: justify;"><span>Called Camões Day, June 10 celebrates the anniversary of the death of the poet Luis Vaz de Camões (1525-1580), considered as the greatest writer of Portuguese literature.<br/> Famous for his poems of pastoral and medieval tradition, Luis Vaz de Camões is also well-known for his work Os Lusiadas, an epic poem written in 1556, celebrating the birth and destiny of the nation and of the Portuguese Empire - like the Iliad or the Odyssey.</span></p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/portugal-national-day-en,77878.html09 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTUnited Kingdom National Day<div style="text-align: justify;"><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran0" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">Unlike other countries which </span></span><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran0" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">generally</span></span><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran0" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)"> celebrate their independence, the United Kingdom celebrates the birth of its sovereign on its National Day. </span></span><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran0" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)"><br/>Although Queen Elizabeth II </span></span><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran0" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">(who became Queen in 1952),</span></span><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran0" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)"> was born on April 21st, 1926,</span></span><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran0" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)"> its birthday is generally celebrated the 2eme on Saturday of June. For a long time, the custom was indeed to celebrate the birthday of the sovereign in summer.</span></span><br/><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran1" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">Since 1805, the official celebration of the sovereign is marked by a military parade " Tooping the color ".</span></span></div>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/united-kingdom-national-day-en,77881.html09 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTLegislative Elections in France http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/legislative-elections-in-france-en,84217.html10 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Day against HungerThe International Day against Hunger commemorates the establishment of FAO, a specialized UN agency responsible for nutrition and nourishment matters. It was founded in October 16, 1945.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-day-against-hunger-en,84175.html14 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTEuropean Music DayOn its 36th edition, the European Music Day will bring together those passionate about music no matter the style: those who listen; those who play, professional or beginners, young and elders, in France and abroad.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/european-music-day-en,84178.html20 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTLuxembourg National Day <div style="text-align: justify;"><span>June 23th marks the anniversary of the sovereign of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Originally celebrated on 23 January, the birthday of the Grande-Duchesse Charlotte, June 23 was chosen since 1961 due to climatic conditions which fit with outdoor celebrations. </span><br/><span> On this day, two major events punctuate the celebrations: the Te Deum in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Luxembourg and the taking up of arms, accompanied by a civilian event, organized the Liberty avenue in Luxembourg.</span></div>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/luxembourg-national-day-en,77874.html22 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTSlovenia National Day<p class="normal" style="text-align: justify;"><span style="background: white none repeat scroll 0% 50%;">The National Day commemorates the independence of Slovenia, obtained in 1991.</span><span><br/> <span style="background: white none repeat scroll 0% 50%;">The first Slovenes, the Slavic people, settled down in current Slovenia, at the borders of the Italy, Austria and Hungary, during the fourth century. <br/> Since the eighth century, Slovenia was incorporated into various empires or states. The last one was ex-Yugoslavia from which it would become independent in 1991. <br/> Its independance was recognized by Germany in December, 1991 and by the international community in January of the following year.</span></span></p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/slovenia-national-day-en,77883.html24 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Day in Support of Victims of TortureTorture seeks to annihilate the victim’s personality and denies the inherent dignity of the human being. The United Nations has condemned torture from the outset as one of the vilest acts perpetrated by human beings on their fellow human beings.<br/><br/>Torture is a crime under international law. According to all relevant instruments, it is absolutely prohibited and cannot be justified under any circumstances. This prohibition forms part of customary international law, which means that it is binding on every member of the international community, regardless of whether a State has ratified international treaties in which torture is expressly prohibited. The systematic or widespread practice of torture constitutes a crime against humanity.<br/><br/>On 12 December 1997, by resolution 52/149, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 26 June the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, with a view to the total eradication of torture and the effective functioning of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, (resolution 39/46), annex, which entered into force on 26 June 1987.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-day-in-support-of-victims-of-torture-en,77942.html25 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTPlenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe<div style="text-align: justify;">The third part of the Plenary Session of the Assembly of the Cuncil of Europe(PACE).The members of the Parliament that form the PACE come from the national Parliaments of the 47 state members of the Organisation. They join together four times a year in order to discuss current issues and to demand the European governments to take initiatives.</div>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/plenary-session-of-the-parliamentary-assembly-of-the-council-of-europe-en,84553.html25 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTEstonian Presidency of the Council of the EUSince the effective date of the Treaty of Lisbon, the old presidency of the Council has been divided in two: the president of the European Council and the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU (also known as Council of Ministers). The Presidency of the Council of Foreign Affairs and, led by the High Representative of the Union .http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/estonian-presidency-of-the-council-of-the-eu-en,84179.html30 jun 2017 22:00:00 GMTWorld Youth Skills Day<p style="text-align: justify;">In certain countries, education and professional and technical training are only available for a reduced group of priviledge youngsters. Learning through non-formal methods represents for a numerous group of young people the opportunity of learning and developing a working skill.</p><p style="text-align: justify;">The General Assembly has chosen July 15 as the World Youth Skills Day as in the resolution of December 18, 2014.<br/><br/></p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-youth-skills-day-en,84180.html14 jul 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Day of EducationThe International Day of Education aims to highlight the importance given to development education in society: clarifying the technical problems on the access to drinkable water in many developing countries, but also raising awarness of the importance of preserving this limited resource that is water.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-day-of-education-en,84181.html06 aug 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Youth Day In 1985, the UN celebrated the first International Year of Youth. On its 10th anniversary, the General Assembly adopted the <a href="http://social.un.org/index/Youth/WorldProgrammeofActionforYouth.aspx">World Programme of Action for Youth</a>, setting a policy framework and guidelines for national action and international support to improve the situation of young people.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-youth-day-en,84182.html11 aug 2017 22:00:00 GMTWorld Humanitarian Day http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-humanitarian-day-en,84183.html18 aug 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Day of CharityThe United Nations calls on its member states, specialized agencies, and other international and regional organizations, and civil society as well, to be part of the International Day of Charity, and to encourage charity by raising awareness through educational activities.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-day-of-charity-en,84186.html04 sep 2017 22:00:00 GMTWorld First Aid Day Since 2000, a growing number of national offices of the <strong>Red Cross</strong> and <strong>Red Crescent</strong> take part every second Saturday of September in the World First Aid Day celebrations.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-first-aid-day-en,84187.html09 sep 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Day of Democracy The International Day of Democracy is the moment to take a look at the state of democracy around the world. Democracy is a process rather than an objective, and only through participation and the support of the international actors, national governance bodies, civil society and individuals as well, will turn this idea of democracy into reality.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-day-of-democracy-en,84188.html14 sep 2017 22:00:00 GMTEuropean Heritage DaysThe first European Heritage Days took place on 23rd September 1984. The idea is to bring close History and common goods to the people. Heritage and citizenship, when melted together, have a story to tell: that of our History and our past, but also traces the present times and our future.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/european-heritage-days-en,84192.html15 sep 2017 22:00:00 GMTMalta National Day <p style="text-align: justify;"><span>Malta's National Day commemorates the day when this small Mediterranean country became independent in 1964.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span>Malta was ruled by the famous Knights of Malta from 1530 to 1798. But, following the Napoleonic Wars, this small country was ruled by London (1802). It was not until 1964 that Malta became independent. At first, Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom was the head of state, and in 1974, Malta adopted the republican regime.</span></p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/malta-national-day-en,77875.html20 sep 2017 22:00:00 GMTEuropean Day without CarsThe Car-Free Day is an experiment on how would our lives change if there were no cars. This day is devoted to pedestrians, bikers and public transportation, and represents an opportunity to retake urban space.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/european-day-without-cars-en,84193.html21 sep 2017 22:00:00 GMTWorld Tourism Day The World Tourism Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, politic and economic value. It is also the opportunity to reflect on how can world tourism contribute to the achievement of the UN Millenium Development Goals.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-tourism-day-en,84195.html26 sep 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Translation Day International Translation Day is celebrated every year on 30 September on the feast of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Jerome" class="mw-redirect" title="St. Jerome">St. Jerome</a>, the Bible translator who is considered the patron saint of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Translator" class="mw-redirect" title="Translator">translators</a>.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-translation-day-en,84196.html29 sep 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Day of Non-Violence The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/October_2" title="October 2">October 2</a>, the birthday of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahatma_Gandhi" title="Mahatma Gandhi">Mahatma Gandhi</a>, leader of the movement for the independence of India and pionneer in non-violent strategies.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-day-of-non-violence-en,84197.html01 oct 2017 22:00:00 GMTWorld Teachers' DayUNESCO proclaimed 5 October to be World Teachers’ Day in 1994, celebrating the great step made for teachers on 5 October 1966, when a special intergovernmental conference convened by UNESCO in Paris adopted the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, in cooperation with the ILO.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-teachers-day-en,84198.html04 oct 2017 22:00:00 GMTPlenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe<div style="text-align: justify;">The fourth part of the Plenary Session of the Assembly of the Cuncil of Europe(PACE).The members of the Parliament that form the PACE come from the national Parliaments of the 47 state members of the Organisation. They join together four times a year in order to discuss current issues and to demand the European governments to take initiatives.</div>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/plenary-session-of-the-parliamentary-assembly-of-the-council-of-europe-en,84554.html08 oct 2017 22:00:00 GMTInternational Day of the Girl Child On December 19, 2011, United Nations General Assembly adopted <a href="http://www.un.org/en/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/RES/66/170">Resolution 66/170</a> to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. <p class="normal"> The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.</p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-day-of-the-girl-child-en,84199.html10 oct 2017 22:00:00 GMTERASMUSDAYS2017represents a very important year for the Erasmus + programme since it will be celebrating its 30th anniversary.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/erasmusdays-en,84200.html12 oct 2017 22:00:00 GMTUnited Nations Day <p style="text-align: justify;">The UN Day commemorates the anniversary of the United Nations Charter, which started being applicable in October 24 1945. The ratification of this document by most of the signatory members, included those of the UN Security Council, constitutes the "birth certificate" of the United Nations. <br/></p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/united-nations-day-en,84201.html23 oct 2017 22:00:00 GMTWorld Development Information Day n 1972, the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_General_Assembly" title="United Nations General Assembly">United Nations General Assembly</a> decided to institute a World Development Information Day coinciding with <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Day" title="United Nations Day">United Nations Day</a> on October 24. The General Assembly had the object of drawing the attention of world public-opinion each year to development problems and the necessity of strengthening international co-operation to solve them.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-development-information-day-en,84202.html23 oct 2017 22:00:00 GMTCzech Republic National Day <p style="text-align: justify;"><span>On their National Day, Czechs commemorate the independence of the Czechoslovak Republic vis-à-vis the Empire of Austria-Hungary obtained in 1918. Czechs and Slovaks created together Czechoslovakia, becoming independent on 28 October 1918. Then, during World War II, the country was under German domnation. In 1948, a Communist putsch led the country into isolation for 40 years before returning to democracy in 1989, during the "velvet revolution."<br/> On 1 January 1993, the Czech Republic split from Slovakia to create two independent states: the Czech Republic and Slovakia.</span></p>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/czech-republic-national-day-en,77879.html27 oct 2017 22:00:00 GMTWorld Recycling DayThe Recycling Day started in 1994 in the United States with the aim of promotinf the use of products made with recycled materials.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-recycling-day-en,84203.html14 nov 2017 23:00:00 GMTRomania National Day <div style="text-align: justify;"><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran0" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">Greater Romania emerged on December 1st, 1918 with the union of various regions. <br/>Because of the decline of Russia and Turkey due to the effects of the World War I and because of the dissension in the Austria-Hungarian Empire, the combining regions of Transylvania, Bessarabie and Bucovine created Greater Romania.</span></span><br/><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran1" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">And since the realization of Greater Romania, the 1st December is a day of commemoration and the romanian National Day.</span></span></div>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/romania-national-day-en,77880.html30 nov 2017 23:00:00 GMTInternational Day for the Abolition of SlaveryThe International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, 2 December, marks the date of the adoption, by the General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others of 2 December 1949).http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-day-for-the-abolition-of-slavery-en,84204.html01 dec 2017 23:00:00 GMTInternational Volunteer Day The International Volunteer Day was adopted by the General Assembly of the UN in 1985. Since then, it has had a strategic value: most of the countries have orientated the volunteering actions towards the achievement of the Millenium Development Goals, a set of objectives and headlines to defeat hunger, illness, illiteracy, the deterioration of the environment and violence against women.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-volunteer-day-en,84205.html04 dec 2017 23:00:00 GMTWorld Climate DayOn the initiative of various French and Belgian environmental associations, we celebrate now every December 8 the World Climate Day, also known as World Day against Global Warming.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/world-climate-day-en,84212.html07 dec 2017 23:00:00 GMTInternational Migrants DayThe International Migrants Day aims to clear up the prejudices against migrants and to raise awareness of the migrants' contribution to the economic, cultural, and social sectors of the society, given the knowledge of both the country of origin and country of residence.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-migrants-day-en,84213.html17 dec 2017 23:00:00 GMTInternational Human Solidarity DayThis year, the International Human Solidarity Day will take place after the Millenium Development Objectives have been succeded by the Sustainable Development Goals, a new development programme aiming to end with poverty, to protect the environment and to fight for human dignity.http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/international-human-solidarity-day-en,84214.html19 dec 2017 23:00:00 GMTSlovakia National Day <div style="text-align: justify;"><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran0" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">Even if the date of August 29th is more famous, (anniversary of the national uprising to fight against the occupation of the country by the Nazis which burst into 1944), </span></span><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran0" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">Slovakia</span></span><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran0" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)"> National Day is January 1st.</span><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran1" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)"> On this day, the country commemorates its independence.</span></span><br/><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran2" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">The fate of Slovakia was often connected to that of the Czech Republic. During several decades, both countries were part of the same State: the Czechoslovakia. This state was a member of the Communist Bloc before the "velvet revolution", i</span></span><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran2" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">n 1989</span></span><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran2" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">.</span></span><br/><span class="transpan"><span style="background-color: white;" id="tran3" onmouseover="highlight(this,true)" onmouseout="highlight(this,false)">In September, 1992, the National Council of the Slovak Republic approved its Constitution and on January 1st, 1993 a new State was born.</span></span></div>http://en.strasbourg-europe.eu/events/2017/slovakia-national-day-en,77882.html31 dec 2017 23:00:00 GMT