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World Food Day

World Food Day is annually held on October 16 to commemorate the founding of the United Nations‘ (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Each year has a different theme.  The day is celebrated widely by many other organisations concerned with food security, including the World Food Programme and the International Fund for Agricultural Development. The Food and Agriculture


World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day, which is supported by the United Nations (UN), is annually held on October 10 to raise public awareness about mental health issues worldwide. This event promotes open discussions on illnesses, as well as investments in prevention and treatment services. The Day provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health


World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world. Voices for Hospices is a wave of concerts taking place on World Hospice and Palliative Care Day every two years. Hospice care is a type of care and philosophy of care that focuses


World Habitat Day

World Habitat Day is observed every year on the first Monday of October throughout the world. It was officially designated by theUnited Nations and first celebrated in 1986. The purpose of the day is to reflect on the state of our cities and towns and the basichuman right to adequate shelter. It also aims to remind people that


International Day of Older Persons

The United Nations‘ (UN) International Day of Older Persons is celebrated annually on October 1 to recognize the contributions of older persons and to examine issues that affect their lives. On December 14, 1990 the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons as recorded in Resolution 45/106. The holiday is


World Rabies Day

World Rabies Day (WRD), which raises awareness about the impact of rabies and how the disease can be prevented. It is held on September 28 each year. is an annual event on April 7 to draw attention to particular priorities in global health. Many communities and organizations around the world, including the World Health Organization


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


World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is an regular annual celebration which is being held every year from 1 to 7 August Coordinated by WABA.  Its observed  in more than 120 countries. WABA calls for concerted global action to support women to combine breastfeeding and work. Whether a woman is working in the formal, non-formal or home


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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