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World Ozone Day

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated on September 16 every year. This event commemorates the date of the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer in 1987. In 1987 representatives from 24 countries met in Montreal and announced to the world

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International Day of Engineers

September 15 is celebrated every year in India as Engineer’s Day to commemorate the birthday of the legendary engineer Sir M. Visvesvaraya (1861-1962). Internationally recognised for his genius in harnessing water resources, he was responsible for successful design and construction of several river dams, bridges and implementing irrigation and drinking water schemes all over India.  

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International Day for South-South Cooperation

The United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation is annually observed on September 12. South-South cooperation, as an important element of international cooperation for development, offers viable opportunities for developing countries and countries with economies in transition in their individual and collective pursuit of sustained economic growth and sustainable development. South-South cooperation, as an important element

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World First Aid Day

World First Aid Day celebrated September 12, an annual campaign to promote the importance of first aid training in preventing injuries and saving lives. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) introduced World First Aid Day in 2000. Each year, more than 100 Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies around the world organize

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World Anti-Suicide Day

World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on September 10 each year to promote worldwide action to prevent suicides. Various events and activities are held during this occasion to raise awareness that suicide is a major preventable cause of premature death. According to the recently released World Health Organization (WHO) report: Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative, over

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International Day of Charity

The International Day of Charity is observed annually on 5 September, which promotes charitable efforts made to alleviate poverty worldwide. It was declared by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012. The prime purpose of the International Day of Charity is to raise awareness and provide a common platform for charity related activities all over the world for individuals, charitable,

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International Day of the Disappeared

The International Day of the Disappeared  is a day created to draw attention to the fate of individuals imprisoned at places and under poor conditions unknown to their relatives and/or legal representatives observed on August 30 . The United Nations (UN) observes the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances on August 30 each year. The impulse

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International Day against Nuclear Tests

The UN (United Nations) International Day against Nuclear Tests create public awareness and education about the effects of global nuclear weapon tests. This day aims to end nuclear testing and to promote peace and security around the world. The International Day against Nuclear Tests aims to raise people’s awareness on the need to prevent nuclear

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World Day Against Child Labour – June 12

The World Day Against Child Labour observed every year June 12, is intended to foster the worldwide movement against child labour. The World Day Against Child Labour is an International Labour Organization (ILO) sanctioned holiday first launched in 2002 aiming to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour. It was spurred by ratifications of ILO Convention No. 138[1] on the minimum age

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Important Days in June

List of all the important days held in June month and festivals in India all over the world. This General Knowledge useful to your upcoming competitive examinations like UPSC, IBPS, TNPSC, NDA, MPSC,Railway,etc., June 1 » International Children’s Day June 3 » Sunday Father’s Day June 4 » International Day of Innocent Children Victims of

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