Tag Archives: United Nations Days Celebrations in India

International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

The International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on 9 August each year to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. This event also recognizes the achievements and contributions that indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection. It was first pronounced by the General Assembly of the United Nations in December 1994, …

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World Friendship Day Information, History

World Friendship Day

World Friendship Day: It was in Paraguay where in 1958, the first World Friendship Day was proposed. Dr. Artemio Bracho who was enjoying Dinner with his friends came up with this idea to have a separate day reserved just for friends and their lovely bond. From then on several southern American lands have been celebrating it with full enthusiasm. In …

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World Breastfeeding Week Information

World Breastfeeding Week Information For Parents

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is an annual celebration which is being held every year from 01 to 07 August in more than 120 countries as well as in India. According to the 26 August data of WBW website, 540 events have been held worldwide by more than 79 countries with 488 organizations and 406,620 participants for the World Breastfeeding Week …

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International Day of Yoga Information For Kids

International Day of Yoga

June 21 was declared as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014. Yoga, a 6,000 year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice having its origin in India, aims to transform the body and the mind. Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi declared that there will be an official website mea.gov.in/idy.htm for this, and …

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Fathers Day Information, History, Celebration

Fathers Day Information, History, Celebration

Fathers Day is not generally an official holiday, though it is a bank holiday in some countries. It is celebrated in month of July. It is a popular cultural observance celebrating fatherhood. Fathers Day can be difficult for people who are estranged from their father, who have grown up without a father, or whose father is aging or ill. People …

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World Blood Donor Day Information For Students

World Blood Donor Day: 14 June

World Blood Donor Day: Blood is the lifeline of every animal living on the earth. Today, world is facing deficiency of blood stock and that is causing threat to life. The only way one can see for health care is through Blood transfusion.  The increasing need for blood globally requires everyone to contribute by donating blood and motivating others for …

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World Oceans Day Information For Students

World Oceans Day Information For Students

World Oceans Day (WOD) takes place annually on the 8th of June. The concept was originally proposed in 1992 by Canada’s International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD) and the Ocean Institute of Canada (OIC) at the Earth Summit – UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. WOD was officially recognized by the United Nations in …

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