International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism

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Dates of International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
2022 United Nations Sunday, August 21stInternational Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
2021 United Nations Saturday, August 21stInternational Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
2020 United Nations Friday, August 21stInternational Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
2019 United Nations Wednesday, August 21stInternational Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
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The General Assembly, in its resolution 72/165 (2017), established 21 August as the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism in order to honor and support the victims and survivors of terrorism and to promote and protect the full enjoyment of their human rights and fundamental freedoms. Resolution 72/165 builds on existing efforts by the General Assembly, the Commission of Human Rights and the Human Rights Council to promote and protect the rights of victims of terrorism. By proclaiming an International Day dedicated to victims, the General Assembly reaffirmed that the promotion and the protection of human rights and the rule of law at the national; and international levels are essential for preventing and combating terrorism.

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