Every year December 20, is celebrated as International Human Solidarity Day across the world. The United Nations announced to celebration of this day on December 22, 2005, to explain the importance of unity in diversity. Since then, International Human Solidarity Day is being celebrated every year on December 20.
International Human Solidarity Day: History
Earlier on December 20, 2002, the United Nations General Assembly by resolution 57/265 established the World Solidarity Fund, which was established in February 2003 as a trust fund for the United Nations Development Programme. The objective of the fund is to curb poverty and promote human and social development in developing countries.
International Human Solidarity Day 2022: Importance
According to the United Nations, the purpose of International Human Solidarity Day is:
The UN says that the concept of solidarity has always been a defining part of the organization. According to the United Nations, “The creation of the United Nations drew together the peoples and nations of the world to promote peace, human rights, and social and economic development. The organization was founded on the fundamental basis of unity and harmony among its members, expressed in the concept of collective security, which depends on the solidarity of its members to maintain international peace and security.
International Human Solidarity Day is based on the Sustainable Development Agenda, which in itself focuses on lifting people out of many debilitating aspects such as poverty, hunger and disease. In keeping with the 'Millennium Declaration', solidarity is regarded as one of the fundamental values of international relations in the 21st century, whereby those who benefit the least and suffer the most deserve to be helped. are the ones who get the most benefits.