August 19th is World Humanitarian Day, marking the day in 2003 when 22 aid workers were killed in a bombing at the UN headquarters in Baghdad. The day is celebrated to commemorate all persons who have lost their lives whilst performing humanitarian works.
Internet sensation Kid President is using his platform to spread the word and message, along with the help of some celebrity friends. He recently interviewed Beyonce for his popular YouTube channel and asked her about her thoughts on humanitarianism and what she believes the world needs more of.
On why World Humanitarian Day is important:
I know it’s so admirable, the people around the world that dedicate their lives to other people, and I think it’s so important for us to take some time and be unselfish and have compassion because we really can impact the world.
Check out the video above and below. To learn more about World Humanitarian Day, you can visit their official website WorldHumanitarianDay.org.
WATCH THE ‘WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY’ 2013 MESSAGE