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International Day for Tolerance

Taking place on 16th November every year.

Encouraging respect, dialogue and cooperation among different cultures, civilizations and peoples.

Updated 7 months ago

In 1996, the United Nations General Assembly invited member states to observe the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November, with activities for both educational establishments and the wider public. Find out more on the UN Website or the UNESCO Promoting Tolerance web page. If you would like some ideas to help your school celebrate the International Day for Tolerance, you could browse through the teaching resources listed on the Global Dimension database under the topics of Peace or Community. The United Nations Association – UK (UNA-UK) has a page with background information and teaching activities for International Day for Tolerance.

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