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International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Director of UNIC Canberra at the Sydney Jewish MuseumThe International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust was marked in Sydney with a moving ceremony at the Sydney Jewish Museum organised by the Australian Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants.  There was rapt attention as Olga Horak, one of the survivors present, gave an inspiring talk on the theme of the International Day, Continue reading

International Day for Biological Diversity

International Day for Biological Diversity2015 Theme: Biodiversity for Sustainable Development. This year’s theme reflects the importance of efforts made at all levels to establish a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda for the period of 2015-2030 and the relevance of biodiversity for the achievement of sustainable development. Continue reading