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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – November 25

The UN observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November to raise awareness and trigger action to end the global scourge of violence against women and girls. This year, the UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign invites you to “Orange the world” using the colour designated by …

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International Day for Tolerance – November 16

On December 12, 1996, the United Nations General Assembly declared November 16 of each year as the International Day for Tolerance. Among other things, the Declaration affirms that tolerance is neither indulgence nor indifference. It is respect and appreciation of the rich variety of our world’s cultures, our forms of expression and ways of being …

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National Week for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 9-13 November

The National Week for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was created to inform and raise awareness regarding the right of equal opportunities, and uses the slogan: “All people are different and have the same rights”. This week is coordinated by the National Council for Rehabilitation and Special Education (CNREE) and the Special Education Department …

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Culture Day – October 12

Every October 12th, Costa Rica celebrates Culture Day, which conmemorates the anniversary of the first voyage of Christopher Columbus to the Americas, as well as the fusion of different cultures between Europe and the Americas. This Cultures Day should be a day for objective and deeper reflection, to be used as startin point towards a …

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World Habitat Day – October 5

The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day. The purpose of World Habitat Day is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter. It is also intended to remind the world that we all have …

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World Animal Day – October 4

Mission of World Animal Day: To raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe. Building the celebration of World Animal Day unites the animal welfare movement, mobilizing it into a global force to make the world a better place for all animals.  It’s celebrated in different ways in every …

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International Day of Non-Violence – October 2

The International Day of Non-Violence is marked onOctober 2, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence. Is an occasion to “disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness”. The resolution reaffirms “the universal relevance of the principle of non-violence” …

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International Day of Older Persons – October 1

Under the theme of 2015: Sustainability and the inclusion of older people in the urban environment, the United Nations promotes the International Day of Older Persons. To Ocotea Tours & Transfers it is important to recognize the value that older adults have as they contribute every day to the functioning of society. Let us take …

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Independence Day Celebration – September 15

Ocotea Tours & Transfers was part of the celebrations commemorating the Independence of Costa Rica at the parade on September 15. Karen Fallas, owner and general manager, and Eunice Garcia, assistant manager and information, participated as volunteers, as part of a float representing the cloud forest and its animals.

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Evaluation of ICT : 16-17 September

Consistent with the commitment to develop sustainable tourism to produce social and environmental benefits in the Monteverde area, on September 16 and 17 2015, the Department Social Responsibility Certifications and Tourism evaluation process was conducted by the Department of Certifications and Social Responsibility of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute. During these two days we developed both our …

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