International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 

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About International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 

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Dates of International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 
2024 United Nations Friday, August 30thInternational Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 
2023 United Nations Wednesday, August 30thInternational Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 
2022 United Nations Tuesday, August 30thInternational Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 
2021 United Nations Monday, August 30thInternational Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 
2020 United Nations Sunday, August 30thInternational Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 
Summary
Enforced disappearance has frequently been used as a strategy to spread terror within some societies.

On 21 December 2010, by its resolution 65/209 the UN General Assembly expressed its deep concern about the increase in enforced or involuntary disappearances in various regions of the world, including arrest, detention and abduction, when these are part of or amount to enforced disappearances, and by the growing number of reports concerning harassment, ill-treatment and intimidation of witnesses of disappearances or relatives of persons who have disappeared.

By the same resolution the Assembly welcomed the adoption of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, and decided to declare 30 August the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, to be observed beginning in 2011.

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