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International Right To Know Day

The right of access to information is an important human right, necessary for the enjoyment of other human rights. The right to information is essential for transparent and accountable government. The right of access to information makes possible the public involvement in formulating social policies and in the decision-making processes of governance.The right to information can only be effectively exercised and implemented on the basis of laws, regulating this right in accordance with international standards. Be A Part Of Our Internship /Volunteering/Volunteer travel program At HEEALS Please Contact Us At : communications@heeals.org Please Come Join Us! Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/Heeals/ Twitter Page: http://www.twitter.com/ heeals Instagram:   @heealsindia   Kindly Donate To Sustain Our Work In Corona Pandemic Donation Details Are Below DONATORS LOCATED IN INDIA Account Number:  002101200566 Bank:   ICICI  Address:   ICICI, Gurgaon Branch Sco-18 & 19 Sector -14

World Ozone Day- "Ozone For Life"

  World Ozone Day "Ozone For Life" 35 Years Of Ozone Layer Protection 16th September 2020. This year's theme for the World Ozone Day 2020 is "Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection". In 1985, the governments at the global level adopted the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer. Two years later in 1987, the Montreal Protocol was drafted where the governments, scientists and industry worked together to cut out 99 per cent of all ozone-depleting substances.  According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the ozone layer is recovering and expected to return to pre-1980 values by mid-century all thanks to the Montreal Protocol. Meanwhile, supporting the Montreal Protocol, the Kigali Amendment, which came into force in 2019, will work towards reducing hydrofluorocarbon (HFCs) and greenhouse gases that have climate-warming potential and are damaging to the environment. Importance of ozone layer The ultraviolet radi

A Spotlight on Democracy

A Spotlight on Democracy The unprecedented COVID-19 crisis has resulted in major social, political and legal challenges globally. As states around the world adopt emergency measures to address the crisis, it is critical that they continue to uphold the rule of law, protect and respect international standards and basic principles of legality, and the right to access justice, remedies and due process. UN Secretary General António Guterres has urged governments to be transparent, responsive and accountable in their COVID-19 response and ensure that any emergency measures are legal, proportionate, necessary and non-discriminatory. “The best response is one that responds proportionately to immediate threats while  protecting human rights and the rule of law ,” he said. States must respect and protect, among other rights, freedom of expression and of the press, freedom of information, freedom of association and of assembly. Concerns in many countries in the context of COVID-19 include

World First Aid Day

September 12, 2020, is World First Aid Day, an annual campaign to promote the importance of first aid training in preventing injuries and saving lives. Make sure you have a first aid kit at home ,at your place and with your during your travel and in car. First aid is the first and immediate assistance given to anyone who suffers from either minor or serious illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery. The purpose of first aid is to minimize injury and future disability. In serious cases, first aid may be necessary to keep the victim alive before a doctor arrives to apply the more specialized treatment. The 5 Main Aims Of First Aid Are: 1. preserve life. 2. prevent the escalation of the illness or injury. 3. promote recovery. 4. pain relief. 5. protect the unconscious. Be A Part Of Our Internship /Volunteering/Volunteer travel program At HEEALS Please Contact Us At : communications@heeals.org Please Com

Happy Teacher's Day . 5th September 2020.

We are grateful to all the teachers for their contributions towards shaping minds and building our nation. Teachers' Day is a special day for the appreciation of teachers, and may include  # celebrations  to honor them for their special contributions in a particular field area, or the community in general. In  # India , Teachers’ Day is celebrated annually on September 5 to mark the birthday of the country’s former President, scholar, philo sopher and Bharat Ratna awardee,  # DrSarvepalliRadhakrishnan  who was born on this day in 1888.The significance of this day is ever-evolving, including taking lessons from life and making your experiences the teachers you needed to shape you into who you become. For  # school  students, the day also means getting roses, chocolates, gifts including handmade cards to profess their affection for their favourite teachers. For senior  # students ,  # Teacher ’s day is one of role reversal and celebration. Be A Part Of Our Internship /Volunteering/Vo