Why April 25th? A Day for Internationalism, Democracy, Peace and Environmental Renewal

On April 25, 1945, the United Nations Conference on International Organization began in San Francisco. This was the attempt by governments from above to forge an international community. About 200,000 anti-Vietnam War protesters march on Washington on April 25, 1971.  The Stockholm+40 Partnership Form for Sustainable Development will be held in Stockholm from 23-25 April 2012, in commemoration of the UN Conference on the Human Environment held in Stockholm in 1972.   On April 25, 1974  a bloodless military coup, supported by the civilian population, brought democracy and civil liberties to the Portuguese peopleOn April 25, 2012, the Global Teach-In will contribute to building a sustainable model for a democratic economy, by, for and of the people.