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International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
17 Aug 2018 -  The observance of the International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to Victims of Terrorism (A/RES/72/165) represents a major step forward in standing in solidarity with victims of terrorism. By inviting Member States, the United Nations, international organizations and civil society entities to observe the Day, attention to victims will be focused at the national, regional and international levels.
To observe the first International Day, the Permanent Missions of Afghanistan, Belgium, Iraq, Nigeria, and the United States, along with the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (UNCTED) will launch a multimedia exhibit on August 17, 2018 from 10:30 – 11:30 am at the Exhibition Hall, Visitors’ Lobby at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The exhibition, opened by H.E. Mr. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, will feature the voices of victims, experts, and civil society leaders who have either been affected by a terrorist attack or have worked with victims.
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Friday, 17 August 2018
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09:30 am
Wreath-laying ceremony for the observance of the 15th anniversary of the bombing of UN Headquarters in Baghdad.
10:30 am
International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism.
12:00 pm
Daily Press Briefing by the Spokesperson of the Secretary-General.
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