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World Zoonoses Day

World Zoonoses Day is observed on July 6 every year to emphasize and bring the problem awareness amongst people, and teach them to take right action. Zoonosis is derived from the Greek words zoon ‘animal’ and nosos ‘ailment’. Zoonosis (also spelled zoönosis and zoonoses) describes the process whereby an infectious disease is transmitted between species (sometimes


International Day of Co-operatives

International Co-operative 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. Co-operatives around the world celebrate the day in various fashions and each year the organising institutions agree on a theme for the celebrations. On December 16, 1992, the United Nations General


World Sports Journalists Day

World Sports Journalists Day is a global professional observance held on July 2. It was established by the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) in 1994 to mark the 70th anniversary of its foundation. There are hundreds of thousands of sports fields on the planet, and some stunning events unfold there every hour. Thanks to journalists’


International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

The International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is a United Nations observance each 4 June. It was established on 19 August 1982. Originally focused on victims of the 1982 Lebanon War, its purpose expanded to “acknowledge the pain suffered by children throughout the world who are the victims of physical, mental and emotional abuse. This day


International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture  is held annually on 26 June to speak out against the crime of torture and to honor and support victims and survivors throughout the world. This is a day on which we pay our respects to those who have endured the unimaginable. This is


Day of the Seafarer / International Maritime Organization

The purpose of the Seafarer  day is to give thanks to seafarers for their contribution to the world economy and the civil society; and for the risks and personal costs they bear while on their jobs. In 2010, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), decided to designate June 25th as the International Day of the Seafarer


World Music Day

The Fête de la Musique, also known as Make Music Day or World Music Day, is an annual music celebration taking place on 21 June. It’s origins lie in France when, in 1976, American musician Joel Cohen, proposed an all-night music celebration to mark the beginning of the summer solstice and since then, it has become a worldwide phenomenon


International Day for Biological Diversity

International Day for Biological Diversity has proclaimed May 22 by United Nations.  The moto of  International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. Biodiversity is the foundation for life and for the essential services provided by ecosystems. It therefore underpins peoples’ livelihoods and sustainable development in all areas of


Mauritius Day

Mauritius celebrates Independence Day Every year on the 12th March, This day also called Mauritius Day. Mauritians enjoy a public holiday to celebrate the anniversary of independence from Britain. In 2015, the country marks 47 years from the day independence was proclaimed in 1968. In Mauritius today March 12, the annual flag-raising celebrations will be


International Talk Like a Pirate Day

International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD) is a parodic holiday created in 1995 by John Baur (Ol’ Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap’n Slappy), of Albany, Oregon, U.S., who proclaimed September 19 each year as the day when everyone in the world should talk like a pirate. For example, an observer of this holiday would greet friends not with “Hello,” but with “Ahoy, matey!” The


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