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Tue, Jul 30

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Int. Day of Friendship

On July 30, International Day of Friendship was designated by the United Nations General Assembly (U.N.) as a day where we step back and practice gratefulness for these relationships worldwide, as they promote and encourage peace, happiness, and unity.

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Jul 30, 2024, 12:00 AM

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About the event

We were first introduced to International Day of Friendship in 2011; this special day goes beyond connecting people and builds bridges among cultures, countries, and even ideologies. Friendship and connections are synonymous with bonding, and building those common bonds goes beyond sharing a trait, characteristic, or favorite pastime with another person or group, but also includes promoting a global commitment and understanding of diversity and inclusion. Even in our differences, we can find common ground. Physical appearances, differences of opinions, political views, tastes, music, and more are not reasons to separate people. Relationships are bigger than that, and the UN works to promote kindness and togetherness every July on International Friendship Day. Click HERE to view the resources developed by National Today.

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