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International Day of Happiness Information, Facts

International Day of Happiness Information

It’s a day to be happy, of course! Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated the International Day of Happiness as a way to recognise the importance of happiness in the lives of people around the world. In 2015, the UN launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which seek to end poverty, reduce inequality, and protect our planet – three …

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International Women’s Day Information

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day “IWD” is also known as the International Working Women’s Day or United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace which is celebrated every year on 8th of March all across the world in different regions of the countries in order to focus the achievements and contributions of the women in the society. The celebration of this …

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World Wildlife Day Information For Students

World Wildlife Day Information For Students

On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), in its resolution UN 68/205, decided to proclaim 3 March, the international day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) on the planet raise awareness and benefits fauna and flora in 1973, as World Wildlife …

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Zero Discrimination Day Information For Students

Zero Discrimination Day Information For Students

On Zero Discrimination Day this year, UNAIDS is highlighting the urgent need to take action to end the inequalities surrounding income, sex, age, health status, occupation, disability, sexual orientation, drug use, gender identity, race, class, ethnicity and religion that continue to persist around the world. Inequality is growing for more than 70% of the global population, exacerbating the risk of …

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International Mother Language Day: Matribhasha Diwas

International Mother Language Day: Matribhasha Diwas

International Mother Language Day recognizes that languages and multilingualism can advance inclusion, and the Sustainable Development Goals’ focus on leaving no one behind. UNESCO believes education, based on the first language or mother tongue, must begin from the early years as early childhood care and education is the foundation of learning. This year’s observance is a call on policymakers, educators …

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World Day of Social Justice: 20 February

World Day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice: 20 February The digital economy is transforming the world of work. Over the past decade, expansion in broadband connectivity, cloud computing, and data have led to the proliferation of digital platforms, which have penetrated several sectors of the economy and societies. Since early 2020, the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to remote working …

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International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is a United Nations-sponsored annual awareness day that takes place on February 6 as part of the UN’s efforts to eradicate female genital mutilation. It was first introduced in 2003. What is Female Genital Mutilation? Female Genital Mutilation is the partial or complete removal of external female genital organs, using non-medical tools …

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World Leprosy Day Information & Images

World Leprosy Day

World Leprosy Day, observed on the last Sunday of January, focuses on the target of zero cases of leprosy-related disabilities in children. Disabilities do not occur overnight, but happen after a prolonged period of un-diagnosed disease. Early detection is key to achieve this target, alongside scaling up interventions to prevent leprosy transmission. Leprosy affected 212,000 more people globally in 2015. …

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International Customs Day Information

International Customs Day Information: 26 January

International Customs Day, well known as the ICD, is celebrated by the custom organizations every year on 26th of January. It is celebrated to commemorate the very first official conference of the Customs Co-operation Council means the World Customs Organization, WCO. World Customs Organization, having over 177 custom administration members, is called as the only intergovernmental organization which solely highlights …

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International Anti Corruption Day: 9 December

International Anti Corruption Day: 9 December

International Anti Corruption Day is observed on 9th December annually, the world over. It is celebrated to reaffirm the commitment of United Nations and member states in fighting against corruption at home and as well as across borders. The main objective of the day and the campaign that follows is to eliminate corruption to make way for a prosperous and …

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