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World Water Day

World Day of Water is observed annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). The UN General Assembly responded by

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World Forestry Day

The World Forestry Day was established on the March 21, by resolution of the UN General Assembly on November 28, 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such

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World Day against Trafficking in Persons

The UN launched the Day against Trafficking Persons for the first time on July 30, 2014, to end human trafficking and raise awareness worldwide.  “At any given time, an estimated 2.5 million people are trapped in modern-day slavery. Men, women and children fall into the hands of traffickers both in their own countries and abroad. Every

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International Day of Friendship

Friendship Day is a day for celebrating friendship. The day has been celebrated in several southern South American countries for many years, particularly in Paraguay, where the first World Friendship Day  International Friendship Day was proposed in 1958. Friendship Day celebrations occur on different dates in different countries. The first World Friendship Day was proposed for 30 July in 1958, by

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Nelson Mandela International Day

Every year on 18 July the day Nelson Mandela (born)  UN joins a call by the Nelson Mandela Foundation to devote 67 minutes of time to helping others, as a way to mark Nelson Mandela International Day.  Born: 18 July 1918 Birth Place: Mvezo, South Africa Nationality: South African Died: 5 December 2013, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, South

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World Population Day

World population day is an international level awareness campaign being observed 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

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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

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United Nations Public Service Day

The UN General Assembly, in its resolution, designated 23 June as Public Service Day. Its celebrated around the world. The UN Public Service Day aims to celebrate the value and virtue of public service to the community; highlight the contribution of public service in the development process; recognize the work of public servants, and encourage

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World Combat Day to Desertification and Drought

The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is observed to promote public awareness relating to international cooperation to combat desertification and the effects of drought, worldwide on 17 June every year since 1995 . Its purpose is to highlight ways to prevent desertification and recover from drought. Each annual celebration has a different theme.  

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International Children’s Day – June 1

The International Day for Protection of Children is observed in many countries as Children’s Day on June 1 since 1950. Children’s Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world to honor children globally.It was established by the Women’s International Democratic Federation on its congress in Moscow (22 November 1949). It was first proclaimed by the World Conference for

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