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September 2018

Security & Development: Conflict, Complexity & Counter Terrorism

September 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Walter Boas Terrace Lounge, University of Melbourne Parkville Campus
Melbourne, Australia
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The relationship between development and security is not a new conceptual issue. The advancement of human security is a broadly agreed objective of human development, but one that is proving elusive. Global inequality and human security, increased complex crises, and national and regional security are all factors contributing to the new landscape of security and aid. The aim of the panel is to discuss the realities of the field, and changing nature of what security means to aid and development…

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International Day of Peace

September 21

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.

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October 2018

United Nations Day

October 24

UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United Nations officially came into being. 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948. In 1971, the United Nations General Assembly recommended that the day be observed by Member States as a public holiday.

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November 2018

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

November 6

On 5 November 2001, the UN General Assembly declared 6 November of each year as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict (A/RES/56/4). Though mankind has always counted its war casualties in terms of dead and wounded soldiers and civilians, destroyed cities and livelihoods, the environment has often remained the unpublicized victim of war.Water wells have been polluted, crops torched, forests cut down, soils poisoned, and animals killed to gain military advantage.

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International Humanitarian Protection Training, Australian Red Cross – Melbourne

November 8 - November 9
Red Cross Office, 155 Pelham Steet
Carlton, Victoria 3053 Australia
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Aid workers are responsible for protecting the safety, dignity and rights of those they assist, whether material, physical or psychosocial. Understanding the theory and practice of protections should be seen as essential for work in the humanitarian sector. International Humanitarian Protection Training (IHPT) will help build your understanding and skills in applying protection practices to your work. For more information on the learning objectives and course details, click here.

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