Tag Archives: UNESCO

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, August 23 of each year, the day designated by UNESCO to memorialize the transatlantic slave trade. The date is significant because, during the night of August 22 to August 23, 1791, on the island of Saint Domingue (now known as Haiti), an uprising began which set forth events which were a


Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN  in December 1993, following the recommendation of UNESCO’s General Conference. Since then, 3 May, the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek is celebrated worldwide as World Press Freedom Day. It is an opportunity to: celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom; assess the state of press freedom throughout


World Philosophy Day

World Philosophy Day annually celebrated on the Third Thursday of November to honor philosophical reflections around the world. It is a day for people to share thoughts, openly explore and discuss new ideas and inspire public debate or discussion on society’s challenges.  It was first celebrated on 21 November 2002. In 2015, the Day is


International Day for Tolerance and Peace

International Day for Tolerance and Peace is celebrated worldwide every year on 16thof November. It was first established by the UNESCO in the year 1995 to be celebrated yearly worldwide on 16th of November. There are some principles related to the tolerance which was declared by the UNESCO and adopted by the people all over the


World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is annually observed on October 27 to build global awareness of issues on preserving audiovisual material, such as sound recordings and moving images. Audiovisual documents, such as films, radio and television programmes, are our common heritage and contain the primary records of the 20th and 21st centuries. They help


Agnecies Of The United Nations, Their Headquarters & Heads

AGNECIES OF THE UNITED NATIONS, THEIR HEADQUARTERS & HEADS UNICEF United Nations Children’s Education Fund, Newyork, Ms.Carol Ballamy (USA). UNFPA The UN Fund for Population Activities, New York, Nafis Sadik (Pakistan) UNHCR United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, Ms. Sadako Ogato (Japan). IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Hans Blix (Sweden). ILO International Labour


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