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World Friendship Day Information For Students

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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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 Breastfeeding Week Information, Themes

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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Parents Day Information For Students, Children

Parents Day

Parents day was introduced in the United States of America by President Bill Clinton, in the year 1994. This was done to prevent gender biased differentiation by having fathers day and mothers day as two separate days of the year. It is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of July, every year. Parents day is celebrated on May 8th in Korea …

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International Cooperative Day – CoopsDay Info

International Cooperative Day

International Cooperative Day is an annual celebration of the co-operative movement observed on the first Saturday in July since 1923 by the International Co-operative Alliance. On December 16, 1992, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed in resolution 47/90 “the first Saturday of July 1995 to be International Day of Cooperatives, marking the centenary of the establishment of the International Cooperative …

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World Population Day Information For Students

World Population Day

World Population Day is an international level awareness campaign being celebrated all over the world to call people on stage to know the reason of this exploding population year by year as well as solve the big mistake of whole human fraternity. This great awareness event is to bring a population revolution globally as well as breaking sleep of all …

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International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. It is observed annually on 26 June, since 1989. The observance was instituted by General Assembly Resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987. On 26 June 1987, two important texts (Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Outline of Future Activities in Drug …

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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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World Blood Donor Day Information For Students

World Blood Donor Day: 14 June

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 the cause. The commitment …

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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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