International Day for Tolerance

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International Day for Tolerance
Also calledIDT
Observed byUN Members
Date16 November
Next time16 November 2024 (2024-11-16)

The International Day for Tolerance is an annual observance day declared by UNESCO in 1995 to generate public awareness of the dangers of intolerance. It is observed on 16 November.

Conferences and festivals[edit]

Every year various conferences and festivals are organized in the occasion of International Day for Tolerance. Among them, "Universal Tolerance Cartoon Festival" in Drammen, Norway which organized an International Cartoon Festival in 2013.[1]

The day is observed in Bangladesh with Peace Summit. Peace Summit is organized by Preneur Lab and the EMK Center. The conference is a platform to talk and share on country’s challenges on issues like peace, tolerance, fake news, online safety and hate.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "International Universal Tolerance Cartoon Festival" Archived 2013-12-22 at the Wayback Machine, Universal Tolerance Organization, 2013. ()
  2. ^ "Peace Summit 5 – Peace Summit". Retrieved 2019-11-15.[permanent dead link]

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