International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief: 22 August

United Nations observes 22 August every year as “International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief”. The day is observed to strongly condemn continuing violence and acts of terrorism targeting individuals, including persons belonging to religious minorities, on the basis of or in the name of religion or belief.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS RRB Clerk Mains:

  • Headquarters of United Nations: New York; Secretary General of the United Nations: António Guterres.

Source: The United Nations

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