Tag Archives: United Nations Days Activities & Objectives

World Heritage Week Information For Students

World Heritage Day Information For Students

World Heritage Week will be celebrated from 19th of November to 25th of November. Many plans and schedules were prepared to mark the start of the week’s celebration. Gwalior, one of the heritage cities of India celebrated the occasion by organizing various youth festivals and cultural programmes. The Archaeological Survey of India organized various competitions for the students to increase …

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Child Rights Day Information For Students

Child Rights Day Information For Students

Child Rights Day: United Nations Universal Children’s Day Child Rights Day: United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20th each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare. November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration …

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World Toilet Day Information For Students

World Toilet Day Information For Students

World Toilet Day: Toilets play a very important role in creating a powerful economy as well as enhancing the health and preserving the dignity and safety of people, particularly girls and women. As per the World Health Organization in 2015, around 2.4 billion people live without adequate sanitation and one out of ten people has no option, but to openly …

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World Diabetes Day Information For Students

World Diabetes Day Information For Students

World Diabetes Day is observed on the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922. Check out the date, theme, history and significance World Diabetes Day aims to create a platform to promote IDF advocacy efforts throughout the year, and a global driver to promote the importance of taking coordinated and concerted actions to …

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International Day for Tolerance and Peace

International Day for Tolerance and Peace - 16 November

International Day for Tolerance and Peace is celebrated worldwide every year on 16th of November. It was first established by the UNESCO in the year 1995 to be celebrated yearly worldwide on 16th of November. There are some principles related to the tolerance which was declared by the UNESCO and adopted by the people all over the world. It was confirmed …

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Children’s Day Information For Kids & Students

Children's Day Information For Kids & Students

Children’s Day – a day dedicated to children – is observed as an event across the world to celebrate childhood and promote awareness about children’s welfare. Endorsed by global organizations and governments, this celebration aims to promote the well being of children and to uplift their social rights. In 1954, the United Nations with discretion has recognized November 20 as …

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World Science Day for Peace and Development

World Science Day for Peace and Development

World Science Day for Peace and Development: The day is observed on November 10 to raise awareness about the role of science in promoting sustainable development and underlines the relevance and importance of science in our daily lives. The 2021 year marks the 20th edition of World Science Day for Peace and Development. The objective of the day is to ensure …

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International Week of Science and Peace IWOSP

International Week of Science and Peace

The International Week of Science and Peace (IWOSP) was first observed during 1986 as part of the observance of the International Year of Peace. The organization of events and activities for the week was undertaken as a non-governmental initiative; the secretariat for the International Year of Peace was informed of the preparatory activities and the final summary of events that occurred …

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World Tsunami Awareness Day Information

World Tsunami Awareness Day Information For Students

World Tsunami Awareness Day Information: Tsunamis are rare events, but can be extremely deadly. In the past 100 years, 58 of them have claimed more than 260,000 lives, or an average of 4,600 per disaster, surpassing any other natural hazard. The highest number of deaths in that period was in the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. It caused an …

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