World Humanitarian Day observed on 19th August 2016

Q.  World Humanitarian Day was observed on 19th August 2016 with which theme?
- Published on 22 Aug 16

a. We the Humanity
b. One Humanity
c. Global Humanity
d. International Humanity

ANSWER: One Humanity
World Humanitarian Day was observed on 19th August 2016 with the theme One Humanity.
  • Theme explains how shared human experiences bind us across divides and create a common sense of responsibility to demand action for the most vulnerable and those at risk of being left behind.
  • Digital campaign for World Humanitarian Day last year was The World You’d Rather.
  • Day is dedicated to humanitarian personnel and those losing their lives working for humanitarian causes
  • It also celebrated the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the globe.
  • World Humanitarian Day was designed by the UNGA as part of a Swedish sponsored resolution on Strengthening of the Coordination of Emergency Assistance of the United Nations.
  • Day was designed by the General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the bombing of UN headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Then Special representative Sergio Viera de Mello and 21 of his colleagues were killed in the attack.

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