International Day for Tolerance 

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About International Day for Tolerance 

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Dates of International Day for Tolerance 
2024 United Nations Saturday, November 16thInternational Day for Tolerance 
2023 United Nations Thursday, November 16thInternational Day for Tolerance 
2022 United Nations Wednesday, November 16thInternational Day for Tolerance 
2021 United Nations Tuesday, November 16thInternational Day for Tolerance 
2020 United Nations Monday, November 16thInternational Day for Tolerance 
Summary
On the day of its fiftieth anniversary, 16 November 1995, UNESCO's Member States adopted a Declaration of Principles on Tolerance.

"Tolerance does not mean indifference or a grudging acceptance of others. It is a way of life based on mutual understanding and respect for others, and on the belief that global diversity is to be embraced, not feared." UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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