Sun, Jun 11|
International Children's Day - We Remember Children of Ukraine
We are meeting in Sarasota, symbolically by Unconditional Surrender sculpture, to create public awareness of how atrocities of Russian War on Ukraine effect most precocious human treasure - our children.
Time & Location
Jun 11, 12:00 PM – Jun 12, 3:00 PM
Sarasota, Unconditional Surrender,, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
About the event
This International Children's Day we can't stay silent. We can't stay still. The world needs to know... We are meeting in Sarasota, symbolically by Unconditional Surrender sculpture, to create public awareness of how atrocities of Russian War on Ukraine effect most precocious human treasure - our children.
*By 11 April, two-thirds of Ukraine's 7.5 million children had been displaced according to the U.N. Ukraine's human rights commissioner, Lyudmila Denysova, and U.N. ambassador Sergiy Kyslytsya, stated at that time that more than 120,000 children had been deported to Russia. By 26 May, more than 238,000 Ukrainian children were reported to have been deported to Russian territory (Wikipedia)
*Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). 1,276 children have been killed or injured in violence between the beginning of the conflict and January 23, 2023. About 5.7 million school-aged children have been affected by the conflict, including 3.6 million due to school closures
National Children's Day is celebrated every year on the second Sunday of June in the U.S. This year, it will fall on June 11. This day addresses the importance of children in society and the numerous challenges that some still face in different aspects of their lives.
International Children's Day is celebrated annually on June 1 in different parts of the world, including Ukraine, as an initiative for children's well-being and rights.